RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoW.Temple 27, ff. 173-289
Date29 July 1942-10 Aug 1944
DescriptionPapers concerning the political situation in India, particularly the Quit India Movement and its aftermath. Includes a printed statement from Ernest William Barnes, Bishop of Birmingham (f. 226), a statement by British missionaries in India (ff. 253-4), a published copy of 'Messages to the National Christian Council of India' (ff. 257-64), and correspondence from: William Paton, Joint General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (ff. 173, 195, 199, 214-18, 221); Archbishop Temple (passim), including his letter to The Times for 23 February 1943 (f. 225), and a draft resolution on India (f. 243); Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett Amery, Secretary of State for India and Burma (ff. 175-6, 210, 238, 274, 276); Syed Waris Ameer Ali, War Services Adviser to the High Commissioner for India (f. 177); Sir Hari Singh Gour (ff. 179-80), including reprints of letters to the Manchester Guardian (ff. 181-2), a copy of his 'Truth about India' (ff. 183-6), and memoranda (ff. 188-94); John Baillie, Professor of Divinity in the University of Edinburgh (f. 203); Henry Sloane Coffin, President of Union Theological Seminary, New York City (ff. 204-6); Foss Westcott, Bishop of Calcutta and Metropolitan of India, Burma and Ceylon (ff. 208, 272); the Society of Friends (ff. 212-13); Ronald Owen Hall, Bishop of Hong Kong and South China (f. 219); Vengalil Krishnan Krishna Menon, Joint Secretary of the India League (f. 223); Geoffrey Franceys Cranswick, India Secretary of the Church Missionary Society (ff. 227, 255-6); Roy Drummond Whitehorn, Moderator of the Free Church Federal Council (f. 233); Archibald Campbell Craig, General Secretary of the British Council of Churches (ff. 242, 249); Sir Richard Stafford Cripps, Minister of Aircraft Production (f. 248); Archibald Percival Wavell, Viscount Wavell and Viceroy and Governor-General of India (ff. 266, 269-70, 277-9); Norman Goodall, Foreign Secretary of the London Missionary Society (f. 284); and the International Missionary Council (f. 288).

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