RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 4895
Extent41 ff.
TitleAlbum from the Fourth World Conference on Faith and Order and the Anglican Congress, Canada 1963
Date1963
DescriptionAlbum commemorating the Fourth World Conference on Faith and Order held in July 1963 in Montreal, Canada and the Anglican Congress held in August 1963 in Toronto. The album was presented to Oliver Tomkins by the Parish of All Souls to commemorate his visit during the Anglican Congress. The title pages have been illuminated and were signed by the Parish of All Souls on 18th August 1963.

The album contains photographs, mostly black and white, of Tomkins and other conference delegates and speakers including Archbishop Damaskinos of Athens, Dr. Roger Mehl, Dr. W.A. Visser't Hooft, Dr. John Gatu of Nairobi, Bishop Kenneth Maguire of Montreal, Rev. George Johnston of the United Church of Canada, Archbishop Athenagoras of Thyateira and Cardinal Leger the Archbishop of Montreal.

Also includes news cuttings covering the Fourth World Conference on Faith and Order from the Montreal Star, The Toronto Globe, The Lethbridge Herald, The Times and The Guardian. Other ephemera includes the program of the Ecumenical Gathering on 21st July 1963, a guide to the Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta and colour photographs of Canadian lakes and mountains, a colour-coded map of the World Wide Anglican Communion, the official program of the Anglican Congress August 1963 (annotated by Tomkins), the program of the Mass Meeting of Missionary Witness on 18th August 1963 and a copy of the statement by the Anglican Congress entitled 'Mutual Responsibility and Interdependence in the Body of Christ'.
PhysicalDescriptionLoose news cutting between folios 19v and 20r. Some programs have rusting staples.
AdminHistoryBishop Tomkins attended the Faith and Order Conference (Montreal) and the Anglican Congress (Toronto).
AcquisitionThis volume was given by Mrs Ursula Tomkins in 1998.

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CodeNameDates
567Tomkins; Oliver Stratford (1908-1992); Bishop of Bristol1908-1992
255Kokkinakis; Athenagoras II (1912-1979); Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain1912-1979
GB/109/7252Visser't Hooft; Willem Adolph (1900-1985); Dutch clergyman1900-1985
DS/UK/4914Maguire; Robert Kenneth (1923-); Bishop of Montreal1923-
GB/109/9053Léger; Paul-Émile (1904-1991); Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus of Montréal1904-1991
DS/UK/5744World Conference on Faith and Order
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