RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoW.Temple 19
Extent395 ff.
Date24 Jan-24 Oct 1942
DescriptionPapers relating to the educational policies of the Church of England, particularly in relation to the nascent 1944 Education Act, including the termination of the 'dual system', the status of Church schools in single school areas, and the imposition of a national syllabus. Includes material on the appointment of an advisory panel for negotiations with the Board of Education (ff. 80-2, 85-8, 98, 100); drafts and a final copy (ff. 354-6) of a joint statement on the Christian faith by the archbishop of Canterbury and the moderator of the Federal Council of the Free Churches, including notes on it by Herbert Henry Farmer (ff. 263-4), Robert Newton Flew (f. 265), Geoffrey Leonard Heawood (ff. 266-7), Arthur Eastwood Nichols (f. 268), George Joshua Newbold Whitfield (ff. 273-5) and others [see also vol. 20 ff. 91-2]; minutes and agendas of the National Society and its sub-committees; a report on post-war reconstruction in education and general reports for 1941 on examinations in Biblical knowledge by the City of Sheffield Education Committee (ff. 65-76 and 192-7, respectively); a cutting from the Times Educational Supplement for 30 May 1942 on the new Education Bill (f. 78); draft memoranda of the National Society on the 'dual system' (ff. 124-7, 159-64, 200-1, 279-81, 337-8), with a final copy as approved by the Standing Committee (ff. 347-51); papers relating to the Croydon Council of Religious Education (ff. 154-5); a memorandum on 'The Management of Church Schools' (ff. 172-81); a memorandum on 'The Training and Work of Diocesan Directors and Leaders in Religious Education' (ff. 241-7); papers concerning the applicability of the Scottish Education Act for England and Wales (ff. 360-4); and an interim report on post-war university education by the British Association for the Advancement of Science (ff. 393-5). Correspondents include: Alfred Lambert Woodard, Vice-Chairman of the National Society (passim); Archbishop Temple (passim), including a draft memorandum on the Board of Education's proposed policies (ff. 31-6), and a copy of 'Our Trust and Our Task', his presidential address to the National Society delivered on 3 June 1942 (ff. 92-7); Richard Austen Butler, Minister of Education (passim), including a memorandum on the 'Dual System and the Archbishops' Five Points' (ff. 7-9); Cyril Forster Garbett, Bishop of Winchester (f. 10); Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Bishop of London (ff. 11-12, 82); Eric Robert James Hussey, Secretary of the National Society (passim); Sir Walter Moberly, Chairman of the University Grants Committee (ff. 17-18, 100); Charles Robert Grey, 5th Earl Grey (ff. 19-21, 63, 87, 293, 327, 331, 343); Roundell Cecil Palmer, 3rd Earl of Selborne and Minister of Economic Warfare (ff. 22-3, 319-20); Campbell Richard Hone, Bishop of Wakefield (f. 44); John Sankey, 1st Viscount Sankey (ff. 50-1, 85); (George) Frederic Arthur Cockin, Secretary of the Christian Education Movement (ff. 77, 110, 120, 214, 252-4); Ernest Neville Lovett, Bishop of Salisbury (ff. 83-4); Cuthbert Carroll Thicknesse, Dean of St. Albans (ff. 86, 220); Douglas Henry Crick, Bishop of Chester (f. 90); Sir Robert Edmund Martin (ff. 98, 328, 335-6, 363-4); Spencer Leeson, Headmaster of Winchester College (ff. 103-4, 135-7); Sidney Malcolm Berry, Hon. Secretary of the Free Church Federal Council (f. 105); John Scott Lidgett, President of the United Methodist Church (ff. 106-8, 219); Sir Frederick Mander, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers (ff. 111, 128, 141), including a copy of his 'The Religious Instruction Controversy' (ff. 112-19); Arthur Henry Wilkinson, Chief Secretary of the British and Foreign Bible Society (f. 129); Tissington Tatlow, Hon. Canon of Canterbury (ff. 138, 152, 258-9); John Newsom, Hertfordshire County Education Officer (f. 144); Arthur Rupert Browne-Wilkinson, Canon of Chichester (ff. 145-7, 212, 326); Evelyn Foley Braley, Principal of the College of the Venerable Bede, Durham (ff. 149-50); Hugh Maudslay Hordern, Bishop of Lewes (f. 168); Eleanora Iredale (ff. 186-7); Louis Arnaud Reid (f. 215), enclosing a memorandum on religious education by the Newcastle Association for Education in Citizenship (ff. 216-18); Arthur Mervyn Stockwood (f. 238); Kenneth Escott Kirk, Bishop of Oxford (ff. 255-6, 297, 324); John Seldon Whale, Moderator of the Free Church Federal Council (ff. 298, 334, 344); the Association of Church School Managers (ff. 304-5); Edwin Thomas Kerby, Hon. Secretary of the Church Schools' Emergency League (f. 310), enclosing memoranda by the League (ff. 311-15); the National Association of Head Teachers (f. 323); and Mervyn George Haigh, Bishop of Winchester (f. 388).

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