RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR G 9/1
Extent119 ff.
TitleCommunism: Russia
DescriptionPapers relating to religion and persecution in Russia including: correspondence and papers of the World Council of Churches Russia Group, 1941-44 (ff.1-56); correspondence and papers of the USSR sub-committee of the Peace Aims Group, 1944 (ff.57-96); correspondence about the appeal of a group of British men whose Soviet wives were not allowed to join them, 1947 (ff.97-110); paper by Fr Vladimir Rodzianko (BBC Russian Section) on religion in Russia, 1958 (ff.111-118) note of a meeting between Alexander Lieven (BBC Russian Department) and Archbishop Ramsey (f.119). Correspondents and individuals mentioned include: Dr. William Paton (ff.1-2, 6, 9-15, 23, 28, 31-32); the Revd. R.R. Williams (ff.1-2, 11-13); Nicolas Zernov (ff.3-4, 33-35); Very Revd. Tiran Nirsoyan (f.5); the Revd. Herbert Waddams (ff.14-15, 23, 31-32, 38, 40-56, 60-61, 66, 71-72, 74, 83, 90, 92, 105-106, 111); Paul Anderson (ff.16-19); Sir Stafford Cripps (ff.24-25); Sergei, Metropolitan of Moscow and Kolomna (ff.26-27); Canon A.C. Don (f.38); Kenneth Grubb (ff.46, 57-59, 67-68, 70, 73, 83, 90-91, 94-95); Dr. J.H. Oldham (ff.67-69, 94-95); Canon P.E.T. Widdrington (ff.71-74, 92-93); Archbishop Fisher (ff.97, 100-104, 110); Archbishop Garbett (ff.100,192); Foreign Office (ff.106-108); the Revd. John Satterthwaite (f.119).
AdminHistoryThe first part of the file (folios 1-96) was created while Herbert Waddams was working for the Religions Division of the Ministry of Information and brought with him to CFR.

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