RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 265, ff. 1-133
TitleSouth East Asia, Archbishop's visit to: Hong Kong, Philippines, Korea, Japan
Date1972-1973
DescriptionPapers relating to the visit of Archbishop and Mrs. Ramsey to South-East Asia in March 1973, including:
HONG KONG: itinerary (f.2); letter from Canon P.T. Chandi requesting a meeting during the visit, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.3, 6); correspondence between Gilbert Baker, Bishop of Hong Kong, and Archbishop Ramsey (or the Revd. John Kirkham, his chaplain) about arrangements for the visit and thanks afterwards (ff.4-5, 7-12, 18-22, 24); invitation from Sir Murray MacLehose, Governor of Hong Kong, to stay at Government House, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply and letter of thanks following the visit (ff.13-14, 23); correspondence with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office about the visit (ff.15-17).
PHILIPPINES: invitations from Macario Ga, Obispo Maximo, Philippine Independent Church, and Benito Cabanban, Bishop of the Central Philippines, to visit the Philippines, with Archbishop Ramsey's acceptance (ff.26-29); correspondence between John Kirkham and Bishop Cabanban about arrangements for the visit (ff.31-32,37 ); draft programmes (ff.33-36); Diocese of Hong Kong & Macao Newsletter, March 1973 (ff.39-41); Archbishop Ramsey's letters of thanks to James Turpin, British Ambassador to the Philippines, the Very Revd. Charles Clark, Bishop Ga and Bishop Cabanban (ff.42-44).
KOREA: letters from Paul Lee, Bishop of Seoul, Richard Rutt, Bishop of Taejon and Ban It Chiu, Bishop of Singapore about a proposal to create a third diocese and, eventually, a province, with Archbishop Ramsey's replies (ff.48-50, 52, 56); letter from Geoffrey Tiarks, Bishop of Maidstone to Dr. Peter Hinchliff asking for his comments on the proposal, with replies from Dr. Hinchliff and from Bishop John Howe (ff.51, 53-55); correspondence between Bishop Chiu and Archbishop Ramsey about the inclusion of Korea and not Japan in the visit to South-East Asia (ff.57-59; correspondence between Bishop Lee and Archbishop Ramsey (or his chaplain) about arrangements for the visit (ff.60, 62, 67, 74, 77); correspondence between Bishop Rutt and Archbishop Ramsey about arrangements for the visit (ff.61, 63, 65-66, 73, 75, 79, 84-85); letter from Archbishop Ramsey to Bishop Kenneth Sansbury about the inclusion of Korea in his itinerary (f.64); correspondence with the Korean Ambassador and embassy staff about the visit (ff. 68, 78, 82); letter from Jeffrey Petersen, British Ambassador to Korea, about arrangements for the visit and draft programme, with John Kirkham's reply (ff.69-72, 76); copies of correspondence between the Revd. Colin Davey and Bishop Rutt about the activities of charismatic and Assyrian clergy in Korea (ff.80-81); invitation from Ton Kak Suh, President of Dongguk University, to Archbishop Ramsey to visit the university, with the Archbishop's reply (ff.83, 87); correspondence between the Revd. Clifford Smart and John Kirkham about interpreting for the Archbishop (ff.86, 88); Archbishop Ramsey's letters of thanks to Jeffrey Petersen, Bishop Rutt and Bishop Lee (ff.89-91); Council of the Church of South East Asia Asian Newsletter vol. I, no. 10, May 1973 (ff.93-99).
JAPAN: correspondence between David Goto, Bishop of Tokyo, and Archbishop Ramsey (or his chaplain) about arrangements for the visit, and thanks following it (ff.101-106, 113-114, 116, 121, 124, 127); invitation from Sir Frederick Warner to Archbishop Ramsey to stay, with reply and letters of thanks following the visit (ff.107, 110, 125, 128); correspondence with the Japanese Embassy about arrangements for the visit (ff.108, 111, 115, 117-118); letter from the Revd. Tetsuro Nishimura about accommodation and the cost of the visit, with John Kirkham's reply (ff.109, 112); letter from the Revd. Shigeru Kakiuchi aprising Archishop Ramsey of the cost of the banquet being offered to him by the Japanese Church, with reply (ff.119-120); itinerary (ff.122-123); letter of thanks from Archbishop Ramsey to the Most Reverend John Naohiko Okubo, Presiding Bishop (f.126); letter of thanks from Archbishop Ramsey to Dr. Masahiro Tsukuda for an album of photographs of his visit to Rikkyo University (ff.130-131); certificate of degree of Doctor of Humanities, and citation, awarded to Archbishop Ramsey by Rikkyo University (ff.132-133).

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