RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 292, ff.1-126
TitleCIO: Post-retirement: Lord Ramsey of Canterbury: general correspondence
Date1977-1987
DescriptionPapers relating to Bishop and Lady Ramsey's life in retirement, including: correspondence between John Miles and Bishop and Lady Ramsey about post-retirements engagements, broadcasts, visits to Australia and Nashotah House, the Ramseys' succession of retirement homes, celebration of Bishop Ramsey's 80th birthday, and the final move to St. John's Home in Oxford; letter from John Miles to John Kirkham, Bishop of Sherbourne about Bishop Ramsey's biography, his funeral wishes and the need to move from Durham (f.43); correspondence between John Miles and Dr. Colin Morris about a possible 80th birthday profile of Bishop Ramsey on BBC televison (ff.53, 56-57, 59, 61-63); press releases about the bust of Bishop Ramsey by John Doubleday (f.4) and about Bishop Ramsey's honorary doctorate in theology from the Pontifical University of Salamanca (ff.6-9); review by Canon George Carey of "The Christian Priest Today" in the"Church of England Newspaper" 10 January 1986 (f.94); article by Kenneth Leech "'The Real Archbishop': A Profile of Michael Ramsey" in "The Christian Century" 12 March 1986 (ff.96-100).

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