RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoW.Temple 42, ff. 251-341
TitleSUNDAY OBSERVANCE
Date14 Sep 1942-31 May 1944
DescriptionPapers relating to Sunday opening of cinemas and theatres, including joint letters from Athene Seyler, Nicholas James Hannen, Valerie Taylor and other actors (ff. 255, 257, 292-3), a joint letter from John Scott Lidgett and Samuel William Hughes, secretaries of the Free Church Federal Council (f. 326), and correspondence from: Herbert Stanley Morrison, Home Secretary (f. 251); Ivor Bulmer Thomas (ff. 253-4, 288, 303, 306); William Paton, Joint General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (f. 256); Dame Sybil Thorndike (ff. 260-3, 284-6, 295-7); the Imperial Alliance for the Defence of Sunday (f. 268); the Lord's Day Observance Society); Owen Ramsay Nares (f. 282); Constance Cummings (f. 291); Nicholas James Hannen (ff. 299, 305); the Brotherhood Movement (ff. 301-2); Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor and Lord Mayor of Plymouth (ff. 308, 310); the Church of England Men's Society (f. 313); Arthur David Kemp Owen, of the Ministry of Aircraft Production (f. 315); Samuel William Hughes (ff. 335, 341); and Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Bishop of London (f. 339).

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