RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 55/2
Extent95 ff.
TitleGermany: Religious Affairs Branch of the British Army of the Rhine [BAOR]
DescriptionPapers relating to the Religious Affairs Branch of the British Army of the Rhine, including: relations with the Control Commission for Germany; the role of Christian Reconstruction in Europe (CRE) the winding down of the operation in June 1950; memorandum of a visit to Germany by Halfdan Högsbro, Dec. 1949 (ff.9-10); report of a visit to Germany by Janet Lacey, Jan. 1950 (ff.11-12); report by Mary Bailey on statements by Dr. Martin Niemoeller and Probst Heinrich Grueber (ff.18-20); report by Probst Grueber on a visit to the Russian internment camp at Sachsenhausen, Christmas 1949 (ff.21-24); copy of a letter from Dr. Niemoeller to Minister Heinemann (ff.25-28); statistics of church membership (f.29); description of the ruins in Berlin, March 1950, by W.H. Macartney (ff.52-53); report by J.B. Dakin on the Christian Reconstruction in Europe team in Germany (ff.67-69); memo by W.H. Macartney on a meeting with Winston Churchill and Mr. Bishop (Foreign Office, German Section), 20 April 1950 (f.72); reports on a visit by Canon Herbert Waddams, April-May 1950 (ff.82-91).
Correspondents include: Revd. Herbert Waddams (passim); Frank de Jonge (f.1); Mary L. Bailey (ff.2, 5); Revd. Walter Lack (ff.3, 6-7, 38-43); Leslie Hunter, Bishop of Sheffield (ff.13, 15, 17, 61-63, 77-79); Bishop Stephen Neill (f.8); George Bell, Bishop of Chichester (ff.14, 57-59, 65-66); Maj. Gen. S.C.M. Archibald, Religious Affairs Adviser (ff.30-31, 33-36, 47, 49, 55-56, 60); Foreign Office (ff.32, ); Dr. Robert Mackie, Director, W.C.C. Department of Reconstruction and Inter-Church Aid (ff.44-46, 71, 73-76, 80); Revd. Elfan Rees (45-46); Dr. W.A. Visser 't Hooft (f.50); G.E. Ingle, Bishop of Fulham (ff.64, 94-95); Revd. R. D. Say (f.70); Revd. D.H. Curtis (f.81), Sir William Strang (ff.92-93).
LanguageEnglish and German

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