RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 263, ff. 95-228
TitleSouth Africa
Date1973
DescriptionPapers relating to South Africa, including: correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey and the Revd. Colin Davison about the newly formed group Christian Concern for South Africa (ff.95-102, 120); letters from Gonville ffrench-Beytagh to Geoffrey Tiarks, Bishop of Maidstone, and Archbishop Ramsey about his future employment, with replies, correspondence with Hugh Hanning and memoranda about Fr. ffrench-Beytagh (ff.103-105, 109-114, 116, 121-124, 141); correspondence between Colin Winter, Bishop of Damaraland, and Archbishop Ramsey about his future employment (ff.106-108); correspondence between Gervase Duffield and Archbishop Ramsey about improving relations between the Church of England and the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa (ff.117-119, 131-133, 135); request from the Revd. Bruce Kenrick for a meeting between Archbishop Ramsey and the Revd. Theo Kotze of the Christian Institute (ff.125-127); letter from Mrs. Jean Benson about Bishop Colin Winter, enclosing information from the South African Volunteer Enterprise, Inc, with reply from Archbishop Ramsey (ff.128-130); correspondence between Robert Taylor, Archbishop of Cape Town, and Archbishop Ramsey about the attitude of the World Council of Churches towards 'liberation movements' in South Africa and a visit of Bill Burnett, Bishop of Grahamstown, to Geneva to counteract this, and about his own trip to London (ff.134, 136, 140, 142); correspondence between Hugh Whitworth and Bishop Kenneth Sansbury about meetings for Bishop Burnett en route to Geneva, and notes of meeeting (ff.137-139, 159-164); letter from the Revd. Paul Oestreicher about his intended speech on South Africa in General Synod, with response from Archbishop Ramsey (ff.143-145); letter to Archbishop Ramsey from W.E. Luke, Chairman of the United Kingdom South Africa Trade Association with a copy of his speech to the South Africa Society, with a letter from Hugh Whitworth asking for comments from Giles Ecclestone (ff.146-158); note about the withdrawal of Beyers Naudé's passport, correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey and Dr Naudé, letter about Dr. Naudé from Canon Douglas Webster, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.165-166, 170-172, 175); memorandum about the visit of Bishop Burnett and other South African church leaders (ff.167-169); letter from Sir Robert Birley about an honorary doctorate for Dr. Naudé from the University of Durham, with response from Archbishop Ramsey and letter of support to the Principal of St. Mary's College, Durham (ff.173-174, 176-177); letter from Dr Naudé to Archbishop Ramsey, enclosing a letter to the Conference of Missionary Societies about the forthcoming trial of staff of the Christian Institute and Spro-Cas (ff.178-179); presscutting, notes and correspondence about the trial of Dr. Naudé, including Archbishop Ramsey's letter to The Times, and letters from Hugh Hanning, Trevor Huddleston, Bishop of Stepney and Canon Douglas Webster (ff.180-188, 190-192); correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey and Vernon Inman, Bishop of Natal, about the banning order on the Revd. Rubin Phillip, with a copy of the order (f.189, 198-200, 208); contributions from the Centre for International Studies and John Hughes, Bishop of Croydon, and a member of the public to the Beyers Naudé appeal fund, with further correspondence between the Earl of March, the Bishop of Maidstone, the Archbishop of Wales and Archbishop Ramsey about promoting the appeal (ff.193-196, 206-207, 209, 212-213); letter to The Times from Mona Macmillan giving the background of the Schlebusch Commission and its investigations into the Christian Institute (f.197); letter from the editor of The Argus (Cape Town) enclosing copies of interviews with the Archbishop of Cape Town, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.201-205); note of a report from the observers at the trial of Dr. Naudé (ff.210-211); copy of the Christian Institute Trust deed and correspondence between Hugh Hanning, Hugh Whitworth and the Earl of March about Archbishop Ramsey's patronage of the Trust (ff.214-227); text of Archbishop Ramsey's Christmas message for the South African press (f.228).

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