RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoW.Temple 21
Extent410 ff.
Date2 July 1943-29 Mar 1944
DescriptionPapers relating to the educational policies of the Church of England, the white paper on educational reconstruction and the Education Bill, including letters and papers on comparisons of Roman Catholic and Anglican educational provision. Includes comments on the white paper by the Oxford diocesan council of education (ff. 37-8); a resolution on the white paper passed by the Free Church Federal Council (f. 101); notes on a joint conference of Anglicans and Free Churchmen held on 29 September 1943 (ff. 102-3); papers concerning the educational policy of the County Council of the West Riding of Yorkshire (ff. 123-5); a leaflet on the National Society's policy for Church schools (ff. 151-2); a resolution passed by the St. Albans diocesan conference (ff. 159-60); a petition to Archbishop Temple from headmasters of schools in the neighbourhood of Canterbury (ff. 163-4); joint letters on the Education Bill to The Times and to Members of Parliament from the archbishops of Canterbury and York, other English bishops, and representatives of other protestant denominations (ff. 204-5); letters and petitions to Archbishop Temple from teachers; a copy of 'The Malvern Torch' for December 1943 (ff. 271-4); a copy of the 'Methodist Statement on the Education Bill' (f. 302); answers from the Board of Education to questions submitted by the National Society (ff. 321-4, 359); amendments to the Education Bill requested by the National Institute for the Deaf (ff. 335-6); a memorandum on the Education Bill by the Incorporated Association of Assistant Masters in Secondary Schools (ff. 340-6); and a copy of resolutions passed by the Standing Committee of the National Society on 15 March 1944 (f. 386). Correspondents include: Archbishop Temple (passim); Richard Austen Butler, Minister of Education (passim), including an explanatory memorandum on the Education Bill (ff. 247-53), and a memorandum on loans to managers of schools (f. 377); Lynda Grier, Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford (f. 6), enclosing a report on religious education from Nuffield College (ff. 7-18); John Scott Lidgett, President of the United Methodist Church (ff. 26, 29, 85, 87-8, 257); Michael Bruce (ff. 39-40, 228-30); Richard Henry Tawney (f. 41), enclosing a memorandum on the education white paper (ff. 42-7); George Welsh Currie, member of the House of Laity (ff. 50-6); Leslie Hamilton Lang, Suffragan Bishop of Woolwich (ff. 58, 108), including a report of the Primary Committee of the National Society on sections 3 and 4 of the white paper (f. 59); George Kennedy Allen Bell, Bishop of Chichester (ff. 60-1, 86, 132-3, 183, 358, 360-1, 364), including a draft memorandum on the 'dual system' (ff. 62-4); J.C. Dent, Headmaster of Westminster City School (ff. 65-7, 76-7, 95, 104-5, 262, 276, 283); Sir Walter Moberly, Chairman of the University Grants Committee (ff. 89, 109); John Seldon Whale, President of Cheshunt College, Cambridge (f. 91); Lancelot William Joynson-Hicks (f. 106); Malcolm Spencer, Secretary of the Congregational Union of England and Wales (f. 111); Alfred Lambert Woodard, Vice-Chairman of the National Society (ff. 113, 119, 223), including a statement on the National Society's educational policy (ff. 114-16); Wilfred Marcus Askwith, Bishop of Blackburn (f. 120), enclosing a resolution passed by a joint meeting of school managers and members of the diocesan conference (ff. 121-2); George Silverton Richards, Hon. Canon of Guildford (ff. 128-9, 165-8); Edgar Francis Hall, General Secretary of the National Society (passim), including a report of a deputation by the National Society to the President of the Board of Education (ff. 287-8), and notes and comments on the Education Bill (ff. 291-4); Hubert Bayley Drysdale Woodcock (ff. 141-3); John Wycliffe Black (ff. 171, 180, 182); Henry Edward Fitzherbert, Archdeacon of Derby (f. 174), enclosing a resolution passed by the Derbyshire United Christian Council (f. 175); Arthur Rupert Browne-Wilkinson, Canon of Chichester (f. 186); William Spens, Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (f. 189); Roy Drummond Whitehorn, Moderator of the Free Church Federal Council (ff. 190-1); Frederic Sumpter Guy Warman, Bishop of Manchester (f. 199); Leonard Hodgson, Canon of Christ Church, Oxford (ff. 208-9); Tissington Tatlow, Hon. Canon of Canterbury (ff. 213, 313, 381, 399); Charles Robert Grey, 5th Earl Grey (ff. 214, 235-9, 266, 351); Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Bishop of London (ff. 218, 231); Henry Urmston Willink, Minister of Health (f. 226); Louis Arnaud Reid (f. 254); Richard Downey, Archbishop of Liverpool (ff. 258, 265); Edwin Thomas Kerby, Hon. Secretary of the Church Schools' Emergency League (f. 269); Alfred Ernest Garvie, Principal Emeritus of Hackney and New College (f. 275); Alan Edward Ellis (f. 282); Bertram Benjamin Slater, Hon. Canon of Chester (ff. 295-6); Spencer Leeson, Headmaster of Winchester College (ff. 300-1, 309, 397); Archibald Walter Harrison, Secretary of the Methodist Education Committee (ff. 307-8); Robert Birley, Headmaster of the Charterhouse (f. 318), including his headmaster's report for November 1943 (ff. 156-8), and a copy of a joint letter to The Times by five headmasters and headmistresses (f. 319); Sir Richard Winn Livingstone, President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford (f. 352); Frederick Crossfield Happold, Headmaster of Bishop Wordsworth's School, Salisbury (f. 363); and Harold Riley, Secretary of the Church Union (f. 366), enclosing resolutions passed by the Church Union (f. 367).

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