RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 240, ff. 199-281
TitleSouth Africa
Date1971-1972
DescriptionPapers relating to South Africa, including: correspondence regarding Lord Walston's motion drawing attention to the British Council of Churches/Conference of British Missionary Societies report "Violence in Southern Africa - a Christian Assessment" and the involvement of the Bishops of Bristol, Chichester and Durham in the debate (ff.199-214); letter from Sir Robert Birley informing Archbishop Ramsey that Prime Minister Vorster would be investigating the Christian Institute and other bodies (ff.215-216); supportive message from Archbishop Ramsey for a production of Anouilh's 'Becket' in East London (ff.217-219); letter from the Revd. Bruce Kenrick of the Centre for International Studies to Archbishop Ramsey about the visit of Beyers Naude (ff.220-222); letter from Archbishop Ramsey to Sir John Thomson, Barclays Bank, appealing for funds for the Christian Institute, with subsequent letters from Bruce Kenrick (ff.223, 232-233); Archbishop Ramsey's reaction to the disturbance at Cape Town Cathedral in early June (ff.224-226, 229); support expressed by the Baptist Union for the Dean of Cape Town, the Very Revd. Edward King (ff.227-228, 230-231); correspondence with Anthony Hall about his brother-in-law, the Revd. David Russell, undertaking a fast in protest at living conditions at the Dimbaza re-settlement camp(ff.234-239, 242-244); arrangements for Bruce Kenrick's visit to South Africa (ff.240-241, 245-246); Bishop John Howe's notes on 'Apartheid and the Church' (ff.247-248); letter from John Redcliff-Maud to Archbishop Ramsey enclosing a copy (missing) of his lecture in Cape Town (ff.249-250); activities of Consolidated Gold Fields and church investment in South Africa, with a letter from Edmund Compton about the Central Board of Finance's holdings and Archbishop Ramsey's own personal concern (ff.251-268, 275, 279-281); information from the Revd. Hugh Bishop and the Revd. David Russell on the pilgrimage walk from Grahamstown to Cape Town (ff.270-274, 276); Archbishop Ramsey's Christmas message for the Rand Daily Mail (ff.277-278).

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