RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR OC 230/1
Extent99 ff.
TitleIndividual Orthodox Churches: Russian Orthodox Churches In Exile: The Russian Clergy And Church Aid Fund
DateJan. 1935-May 1937
DescriptionPapers relating to the work of the Fund in providing aid for the Russian church in exile including: clergy and students, particularly the Russian Theological Academy in Paris (Eulogian), closure of foreign currency shops in Russia, 1935 (ff.25-28,34); report on Russian emigré religious and social work in and around Paris by Prof. L. Zander (ff.29-33); Revd. George E. Malet appointed Joint-Secretary of the Fund, Jan. 1936 (f.38); attitude to the Fund of Princess Nicolas, mother of Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent (ff.46,52-58); thanks for financial aid to St. Vladimir's Institute Theological Faculty, Harbin (ff.59,85); papers on Mr. Malet's proposal for a new group "Friends of the Russian Church" (ff.60-71); resignation of Revd. G. Napier Whittingham as Chairman (ff.78-79); letter from Lord Charnwood about the Fund in the Manchester Guardian, 28 Oct. 1936 (f.88); resignation of Major Tudor-Pole as Hon. Secretary and Hon Treasurer of the Fund, 16 Jan. 1937, and appointment of the Revd. P.E.T. Widdrington as Organising Secretary (ff.93-94); memo on the Soviet Census and Religion, 25 Jan. 1937 (ff.95-97).
Correspondents include: Revd. Dr. Alan Don (passim); Major W. Tudor-Pole (passim); Canon John Douglas (ff.3-4); Lady Houston, DBE (ff.7-9); Most Revd. Archbishop Seraphim (ff.15,19); Godfrey Benson, 1st Baron Charnwood (ff.16,72,89); Cosmo Gordon Lang, Archbishop of Canterbury (ff.16,39-41,43-44,73,78); Rt. Revd. Lord Bishop of Danzig (f.24); Revd. H.J. Fynes-Clinton (ff.28,36); Bishop Walter Frere CR (ff.39-41); Harold Buxton, Bishop of Gibraltar (ff.42,45); Staunton Batty, Bishop of Fulham (ff.73-77); Willoughby Hyett Dickinson, 1st Baron Dickinson (ff.74-77).
RelatedMaterialPublications transferred to printed book collection:
The Russian Priests of Tomorrow, 1927
Russian Youth in Exile, 1929
Russian Clergy & Church Aid Fund report for 1933
Address by His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury at St. Martin-in-the-Fields on Thursday May 16th 1935 during a Service of Intercession held on behalf of our Christian Brethren in Russia
To The Help of Russian Christians [1937?]
What has happened to the Russian Church?, 1937

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