RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 3542
Extent166 ff.
TitlePapers concerning social and political questions
Date1963-1978
DescriptionPapers of J.A.T. Robinson concerning social and political questions, as follows:

Papers concerning law and obscenity, including (ff. 47-55) the text of several articles and letters relating to Regina v Gay News Ltd. and Denis Lemon (re blasphemy) in 1977, 1969-78 (ff.1-56).

Letters concerning reform of the law on abortion, including (ff. 66-71) a lecture, 1966, by Robinson to the Abortion Law Reform Association,1965-75 (ff.57-78).

Letter from Arthur Mervyn Stockwood, Bishop of Southwark, to Robinson, 27 March 1964, concerning restraint on episcopal liberty of prophesy (f.79).

Papers concerning nuclear disarmament, 1960-7 (ff.81-95).

Law: Papers concerning capital punishment, including (f.99) a letter from Archbishop Fisher to Robinson, 26 February 1963, and (ff.102-3) a sermon by Robinson at St. Mary's church, Cambridge, 28 May 1961 (ff.96-103).

Papers concerning the Asian Immigration Bill, 1968 (ff.104-13).

'Open Letter to Mr. Harold Wilson', [1964] (ff.114-17).

Letter from Robinson to Eric Waldram Kemp, Bishop of Chichester, 4 November 1981, concerning Deaconess (Dr) Una Kroll (f. 118, copy), and (f. 119) a letter from her to Robinson, 19 July 1982, enclosing (ff. 120-121v) Christian Parity Group Newsletter for July in that year (ff.118-121v).

'Reflections on Latin America: July 1971', by Robinson (ff.122-6).

ff.127-50: Correspondence of Robinson with Hassan Dehqani-Tafti, Bishop in Iran, 1980 (ff. 134, 140), about events in Iran and the latter's residence in England, including Episcopal Church Family News nos.55-7, 1979 (ff.128-130v), Iran Diocesan News no.l23, 1979 (ff.131-132v), and Anglican Information no.25, 1979-80 (ff. 144-145v).

Letters to Robinson concerning South Africa including correspondence with Archbishop Fisher, 1960 (ff.152-4), and letters from (f.159) Ernest Urban Trevor Huddleston, Suffragan Bishop of Stepney [later Archbishop of the Indian Ocean, 1978], 1976, and (f.160) Desmond Mpilo Tutu, Dean of Johannesburg and (1986) Archbishop of Cape Town, 1976 (ff.151-60).

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12Fisher; Geoffrey Francis (1887-1972); Archbishop of Canterbury1887-1972
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