RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 271, ff. 136-218
TitleChile
Date1974
DescriptionPapers relating to Chile, including: letters from Jill Knight MP and Major General R.M. Wootten, protesting about the refusal of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster Abbey to allow the commemoration of Chilean Navy Day, with Archbishop Ramsey's replies (ff.136-139, 142-143); letter from Canon Victor de Waal enclosing a letter [not on file] about the political situation in Chile, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.140-141); letters expressing concern over Archbishop Ramsey's visit to Chile as a propaganda coup for President Pinochet from from the Editor of "Latin America Press", Bishop John Allin enclosing one from the Latin America Department of the National Council of the Churches of Christ, William Franklin, Bishop of Colombia, Comite Ecumenico de Acción Social, Buenos Aires, the Crayford Branch of the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers, Edward Scott, Primate of Canada, the United Church of Canada, with replies (ff.144-158, 161-163, 173); letter from a member of the public commending the new regime to Archbishop Ramsey and wishing him well on his visit, with reply (ff.159-160); supportive letters from, among others Bishop Christopher Butler, following Archbishop Ramsey's visit to Chile, and appreciation of the "Anno Domini"television programme about the visit, with replies (ff.164-168, 172, 177, 180); letter from a member of the public hoping that Archbishop Ramsey's visit has satisified him of the true position of the country as opposed to Marxist propaganda (ff.170-171); notes and correspondence, including letters from the Bishop John Robinson, the Revd. Paul Oestreicher, Amnesty International and the Chile Solidarity Campaign, about the death of Miguel Enriquez and wounding of Carmen Castillo, daughter of Professor Fernando Castillo, with a letter of thanks from Professor Castillo following her release and Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.169, 174-176, 178, 181-189, 194, 206); letter from Ann Cartwright about the imprisonment and torture of Dr. Hugo Behm, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply and his letter to Colin Bazley, Bishop in Southern Chile (ff.190-192, 215-217); letter from the Revd. Peter Dawes, Bishop's Commissary, about Bishop Pytches' statement on Chile, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply setting out his own analysis of the situation in Chile (ff.193, 196-197, 201); letter from the Latin America Department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office giving information on individuals whose cases had been taken up by Archbishop Ramsey during his visit, with reply (ff.195, 205); letter from Wendy Tyndale, Chile Committee for Human Rights asking for a meeting with Archishop Ramsey, with reply agreeing a date (ff.198-200); letter from Dr. M. Margarita Perez, drawing Archbishop Ramsey's attention to the case of Dr. Katia Reszczynski, with reply (ff.203-204, 210); correspondence between Hugh Whitworth and Laurence Brown, Bishop of Birmingham, about a request from the Chile Solidarity Campaign - Birmingham Group - for practical help in their outreach to refugees (ff.207-209, 211-218).

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GB/109/16363Wootten; Richard Montague (1889-1979); army officer1889-1979
DS/UK/3494Collegiate Church of St Peter, Westminster; 1579-1579-
GB/109/16364de Waal; Victor Alexander (1929-); Dean of Canterbury Cathedral1929-
GB/109/16365Pinochet Ugarte; Augusto José Ramón (1915-2006); President of Chile1915-2006
DS/UK/4701Allin; John Maury (1921-1998); Bishop of Mississippi1921-1998
11Ramsey; (Arthur) Michael (1904-1988); Baron Ramsey of Canterbury; Archbishop of Canterbury1904-1988
GB/109/9160Franklin; William Alfred (1916-1998); Bishop of Colombia1916-1998
DS/UK/4959Scott; Edward Walter (1919-); Archbishop, and Primate of all Canada1919-
279Butler; Basil Christopher (1902-1986); Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster1902-1986
513Robinson; John Arthur Thomas (1919-1983); Suffragan Bishop of Woolwich1919-1983
GB/109/9881Oestreicher; Paul (1931-); Canon Residentiary of Coventry Cathedral1931-
GB/109/7651Amnesty International
GB/109/11790Bazley; Colin Frederick (1935-); Bishop of Chile1935-
GB/109/12316Pytches; (George Edward) David (1931-); Bishop in Chile, Bolivia and Peru1931-
GB/109/12302Great Britain and Northern Ireland; Foreign and Commonwealth Office; 1968-1968-
GB/109/11107Whitworth; Hugh Hope Aston (1914-1996); Lay Assistant to the Archbishop of Canterbury1914-1996
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