RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR OC 232/2
Extent124 ff.
TitleIndividual Orthodox Churches: Russian Orthodox Churches In Exile: The Russian Clergy And Church Aid Fund
DateJanuary 1952-June 1969
DescriptionPapers relating to the work of the Orthodox Churches Aid Fund, and its future, including: co-operation with the British Council of Churches Department of Inter-Church Aid, especially over appeals and support for the Academy in Paris (ff.1,5-11,14-21,29-30); memoranda by Canon Waddams on aid for the Orthodox (ff.22-23, 47-48,51); appointment of Revd. Chad Varah as Secretary in place of Canon Widdrington, 1953 (f.36); note of a committee meeting on future policy, 25 Jan. 1955 (f.54); World Council of Churches budgetary position on aid for Orthodox in the West, 1954-1955 (ff55-57); suggested classification of the Orthodox Churches according to seniority, 1965 (ff.94-95); memo by Canon Edward Every on Orthodox taking communion in Roman Catholic churches in Lebanon, 30 April 1966 (ff.96-97); winding up of the Fund in 1968 (ff.103-118); inconclusive discussion of the whereabouts of the Fund's archives and possible deposit in Lambeth Palace Library (ff.103,118-124); balance of Fund's income donated to Revd. Archpriest Antony Gramatins, Nov. 1968 (ff.110,114-116).
Correspondents include Revd. Dr. Robert Mackie (f.1,25,27,33,41-44); Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury (f.1); Canon P.E.T. Widdrington (ff.2-4,24,26,28,31-32,36,38-40,45,60,62-65,70); Canon Herbert Waddams (ff.2-4, 12-13, 24-28,31-46,49-50,52-53,59-66,70-83,86); Canon John Douglas (ff.12-13); Revd. Chad Varah (ff.37,46,59,61,67-69,71-72,77,79-83,86-88,92,98-102,106-107,109-110,117-121); Revd. David Say (f.25); Donald A. Lowrie (ff.49-50,52); Janet Lacey (ff.66-69); Revd. Noel Davey, SPCK (ff.73-76,78); Revd. John Satterthwaite (ff.84-85,87-93,98-101,105-124); Revd. Michael Bruce (ff.87-88,90); Revd. Ivan Young (ff.103,111-113,122-124).

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