RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 281, ff. 1-88
TitleSouth Africa
Date1972-1974
DescriptionPapers relating to South Africa, including: reports of the private consultations on the Churches and Investment held on 7 December 1972 and 1 February 1973 (ff.1-12); presscutting about the World Council of Churches sale of investments in companies trading with South Africa with a handwritten note on the Central Board of Finance's investments in Comsolidated Gold Fields (f.13); letters from members of the public on the policies of British firms in South Africa, with replies (ff.14-17, 32-34, 37-44); discussion by Hugh Whitworth and Hugh Hanning of a circular letter critical of Consolidated Gold Fields (ff.18-23); memoranda on the wages of African employees of British firms in South Africa and note of a Parliamentary Question on the same issue addressed to Marcus Worsley, Second Church Estates Commissioner, by Tom Driberg MP (ff.24-29); letter from Derek Pattinson to Geoffrey Tiarks, Bishop of Maidstone, enclosing a letter from Gervase Duffield about a possible "neutral" motion in General Synod on South African investment (ff.30-31); presscutting about a reported decision of the Central Board of Finance to sell its shares in Consolidated Gold Fields, with note for Archbishop Ramsey (ff.35-36); correspondence between Hugh Wilcox, Executive Secretary of the British Council of Churches Department of International Affairs, and Hugh Whitworth about a further consultation on investment in South Africa, with notes on the meeting on 10 July 1973 (ff.45-46, 49-54); letter from Mary Hazelwood, Keynsham Council of Churches, critical of Gervase Duffield's Synod motion on the grounds of his links with the South African goverment, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.47-48); note that the Revd. Edward Rogers, Vice-President of the British Council of Churches would attend the trials of staff of the Christian Institute, with presscutting (ff.55-56); copy of a letter relating to a payment to the Christian Institute Fund (f.57); report by Gwilym Williams, Archbishop of Wales, on the Christian Institute trial (ff.58-59); the Revd. Edward Rogers' report on the Christian Institute trial (ff.60-62); letter from Archbishop Williams enclosing a copy of his letter to the South African Ambassador in London, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.63-65); copy of a letter from Dr. Beyers Naudé to the Revd. Elliott Kendall (f. 66); memorandum by Mark Collier to the Trustees of the Christian Institute Fund (ff.67-68); letter from the Revd. Ivor Glass about the Victoria League and the situation in South Africa, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.69-71, 74); letter from Canon Reginald Cant about allowing his name to go forward for the vacant see of Cape Town, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.72-73); telegram announcing the election of Bill Burnett, Bishop of Grahamstown, as Archbishop of Cape Town, with letter of greeting from Archbishop Ramsey and Bishop Burnett's reply (ff.75-76, 80); information about the visit to Britain of the Revd. Theo Kotze of the Christian Institute (f.77); letter from Professor Anthony Allott about the possible publication of a transcript of the trial of Dr Beyers Naudé, with a preface by Archbishop Ramsey, and his reply (ff.78-79); brochure about the Christian Institute Fund (ff.81-82); letter from Sir Robert Birley about an appeal fund to assist Bishop Alpheus Zulu, Bishop of Zululand, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.83-84); draft speech on South Africa for General Synod by the Revd. Paul Oestreicher (ff.85-88).

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NA2499World Council of Churches; 1948-1948-
GB/109/7621Church of England; General Synod: Central Board of Finance; 1970-1970-
GB/109/14118Consolidated Gold Fields
GB/109/11107Whitworth; Hugh Hope Aston (1914-1996); Lay Assistant to the Archbishop of Canterbury1914-1996
GB/109/12963Hanning; Hugh Peter James (1925-); Vice-President, Atlantic Council of the United Kingdom1925-
GB/109/12628Worsley; Sir; (William) Marcus (John) (1925-2013); 5th Baronet; politician1925-2013
DS/UK/6115Driberg; Thomas Edward Neil (1905-1976); Baron Bradwell; journalist and politician1905-1976
486Pattinson; Sir; (William) Derek (1930-2006); Knight; Secretary-General of General Synod1930-2006
564Tiarks; Geoffrey Lewis (1909-1987); Suffragan Bishop of Maidstone1909-1987
331Duffield; Gervase Elwes (1935-); publisher and theological writer1935-
11Ramsey; (Arthur) Michael (1904-1988); Baron Ramsey of Canterbury; Archbishop of Canterbury1904-1988
DS/UK/3615British Council of Churches; 1942-19901942-1990
GB/109/14115Christian Institute of Southern Africa
GB/109/11549Rogers; Edward (1909-1997); President of the Methodist Conference1909-1997
DS/UK/5005Williams; Gwilym Owen (1913-1990); Archbishop of Wales1913-1990
GB/109/14114Naudé; Christiaan Frederick Beyers (1915-2004); anti-apartheid campaigner1915-2004
GB/109/16689Kendall; R. Elliott (fl.1974); Africa and the Caribbean Secretary, Conference of Missionary Societies in Great Britain and Irelandfl.1974
GB/109/12743Victoria League for Commonwealth Friendship; 1901-1901-
283Cant; Reginald Edward (1914-1987); Canon of York1914-1987
DS/UK/3627Burnett; Bill Bendyshe (1917-1994); archbishop of Cape Town1917-1994
DS/UK/5916Birley; Sir; Robert (1903-1982); Knight; educationalist1903-1982
DS/UK/5012Zulu; Alphaeus Hamilton (1905-1988); Bishop of Zululand and Swaziland1905-1988
GB/109/6605Church of England; General Synod; 1970-1970-
GB/109/9881Oestreicher; Paul (1931-); Canon Residentiary of Coventry Cathedral1931-
GB/109/16856Glass; Edward Eric Ivor (fl.1956-1974); clergymanfl.1956-1974
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