RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoW.Temple 27, ff. 318-402
Date7 Oct 1943-24 Aug 1944
DescriptionPapers relating to the famine in India, including appeals for famine relief and national days of prayer for India. Includes drafts and cuttings of joint letters to the press signed by Archbishop Temple, John Baillie, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, and Roy Drummond Whitehorn, Moderator of the Free Church Federal Council (ff. 328, 338-9, 375, 392-3, 400), and correspondence from: Geoffrey Franceys Cranswick, India Secretary of the Church Missionary Society and [from 1944] Bishop of Tasmania (passim); Archbishop Temple (passim); Eric Fenn (ff. 323, 394); Vedanayakam Samuel Azariah, Bishop of Dornakal (ff. 326, 332); Baillie (ff. 329, 341, 365); Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett Amery, Secretary of State for India and Burma (f. 330); Dorothy Howell-Thomas, secretary to Archbishop Temple (passim); Whitehorn (ff. 340, 366, 373); Foss Westcott, Bishop of Calcutta and Metropolitan of India, Burma and Ceylon (ff. 343, 353-4); Ralph Ellis Burlingham (f. 385); and Archibald Campbell Craig, General Secretary of the British Council of Churches (ff. 395, 401). Also includes minutes of a meeting of the executive committee of the British Council of Churches held on 13 January 1944 (ff. 387-90).

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