RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFonds
Alt Ref NoRoot
Extent34 files
TitlePapers of Howard Root
Date1960s-2000s
DescriptionPapers include lectures, essays, sermons and reviews by Howard Root throughout his career as well as collections of works by other various authors and theologians. Much of the correspondence, press clippings, pamphlets, and photographs within the Root papers concern relations between the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches. As such, large sections of the papers revolve around the Anglican Centre in Rome, various Popes, and several Archbishops of Canterbury. Also material on various issues within the church, such as the ordination of women and Christian unity.
LanguageEnglish
Italian
French
FindingAidsCatalogued by Caroline Sharp in 2015
AdminHistoryProfessor of Theology, University of Southampton, 1966-81; Director, Anglican Centre, Rome, and Counsellor on Vatican affairs to Archbishop of Canterbury, 1981-91. Previously Dean of Emmanuel College, Cambridge (1956-66), and Head of the Department of Theology, University of Southampton (1966-81). See his entry in 'Who Was Who' and obituary in 'The Telegraph' (available online).
AcquisitionGiven to the Library by his widow.
RelatedMaterialVarious material in other Library archives/manuscript collections, notably material relating to the Archbishop's Commission on Marriage, which Root chaired (ref: Lambeth Palace Library MSS 4388-4389, MSS 4666-4667)

Published material transferred to printed books - see printed books catalogue. Other publications include:
Howard E Root, "Ecumenism", pp. 112-148 in B.C. Pawley, 'The Second Vatican Council: studies by eight Anglican observers' (1967)
J R H Moorman and Howard E Root, "Unity and Comprehensiveness: a papers presented at Huntercombe, 1 September 1967", in
'Anglican-Roman Catholic dialogue: the work of the Preparatory Commission', edited by Alan C. Clark and Colin Davey (London : Oxford University Press, 1974)
Various articles in 'Theology'

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Related name records
CodeNameDates
GB/109/11550Root; Howard Eugene (1926-2007); theologian1926-2007
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