RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoW.Temple 6, ff. 148-350
TitleBRITISH COUNCIL OF CHURCHES
Date27 Oct 1941-26 Apr 1944
DescriptionPapers relating to the formation and development of the Council and its policies, including material on: the exclusion of Unitarians; inter-denominational work; Christian education; American 'coloured troops' in the United Kingdom and differences in the attitude of white Americans and Britons to them (ff. 228-31); sex education and moral welfare; the Beveridge report; and post-war relief and reconstruction. Correspondents include: Archbishop Temple (passim), including a letter and draft resolution to India (f. 253); William T. Elmslie, General Secretary of the Presbyterian Church of England (ff. 150, 228-9); William Paton, Joint General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (ff. 151, 166, 176-7, 237, 245-6); Malcolm Spencer, Secretary of the Congregational Union of England and Wales (ff. 153-5); Archibald Campbell Craig, General Secretary of the British Council of Churches (passim); Charles William Gray Taylor, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland (f. 159); Guy Harden Guillum Scott, Joint Secretary of the Church Assembly (ff. 163, 171); Tissington Tatlow, Hon. Canon of Canterbury (ff. 178-80); Leslie Stannard Hunter, Bishop of Sheffield (f. 218); W.H. Hardman, of the Ministry of Labour and National Service (f. 219); Henry McGowan, Archdeacon of Aston (f. 250); Leonard Hodgson, Theological Secretary to the Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches (ff. 279, 285, 287-9, 291); John de Vere Loder, 2nd Baron Wakehurst and Governor of New South Wales (ff. 305-7); and Rosamond Chevallier Fisher, wife of Bishop Fisher (ff. 311-13). Also includes minutes and reports of the Council and its sub-committees, papers on chaplaincies among munitions workers (ff. 200-3, 248-51, 260-1), and an account of the Council's income and expenditure for the year ending 31 Dec 1943 (f. 343).

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