RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 209, ff.1-91
TitleMoral Standards (part 2)
Date1971
DescriptionPapers relating to moral standards in contemporary British society, including: further correspondence about "Growing Up", a sex education film by Dr. Martin Cole, including a letter from Mrs. Susan Varah, Central President of the Mothers' Union, addressed to all Directors of Education (f.6), an educational assessment of the film by George Whitfield of the Board of Education (ff.8-12); letters from members of the public on various aspects of moral standards (ff.13, 26-27,29, 40-41, 54-55, 68-69, 79-84); correspondence about "The Little Red School Book"and prosecution under the Obscene Publications Act (ff.20-22, 28, 38, 61-67, 70); notes on Lord Longford's Study Group on pornography (ff.23) and presscutting of a speech on pornography by Cuthbert Bardsley, Bishop of Coventry, at the Coventry Diocesan Synod, with reactions to it (ff.24-25, 29); letter from Knud Thestrup, Danish Minister of Justice, about Ramsey's statements on pornography, with a copy of an article by Mr. Thestrup (ff.30-35, 42); letter from J.F. Hutton of the Grimsby and District Branch of the National Federation of Retail Newsagents about the moral responsibility of newsagents with regard to pornographic material (ff.36-37, 39, 47, 59-60); letter in "The Times" from Dr. Ambrose King and others on the setting up of "The Responsible Society" and subsequent presscuttings, memoranda and a pamphlet (ff.43-44, 48-53); Bishop of Guildford's address to diocesan synod, including comments on pornography (ff.56-58); correspondence with Lady Meade-Fetherstonhaugh about the film "The Devils" (ff.71-77); memorandum by the Parliamentary Civil Liberties Group of the National Council for Civil Liberties summarising the report of the United States Presidential Commission on Obscenity and Pornography (ff.87-91).

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CodeNameDates
GB/109/11106Cole; Martin John (fl.1968-1992); sex educationalistfl.1968-1992
GB/109/11145Varah; Doris Susan (1916-1993); Central President of the Mothers' Union1916-1993
GB/109/11147Church of England; General Synod; Board of Education; 1970-1970-
DS/UK/6234Pakenham; Francis Aungier (1905-2001); 1st Baron Pakenham and 7th Earl of Longford; politician, writer, and philanthropist1905-2001
DS/UK/3554Bardsley; Cuthbert Killick Norman (1907-1991); bishop of Coventry1907-1991
GB/109/11148Thestrup; Knud Ole Martin (1900-1980); Minister of Justice, Denmark1900-1980
DS/UK/4942Reindorp; George Edmund (1911-1990); Bishop of Salisbury1911-1990
GB/109/11149Whitfield; George Joshua Newbold (1909-2000); General Secretary of the Board of Education1909-2000
GB/109/8520National Council for Civil Liberties; human rights organisation
GB/109/11150National Federation of Retail Newsagents; trade association
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