RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoW.Temple 55, ff. 1-207
TitleWAR 1939-45
Date4 May 1943-21 Oct 1944
DescriptionPapers relating to assistance for refugees, particularly Jews in occupied Europe. Includes reports of conditions in the Warsaw Ghetto in April and May 1943 (ff. 31-2); papers concerning broadcasts by Archbishop Temple to Christians in Hungary (ff. 117, 180-2); newspaper cuttings; and a copy of a joint letter to the Foreign Secretary from Archbishop Temple, James Eric Drummond, 17th Earl of Perth, Eleanor Florence Rathbone and others (f. 199). Also includes correspondence and papers from: Charles Venn Pilcher, Bishop Coadjutor of Sydney (ff. 1-2); Josiah Clement Wedgwood, 1st Baron Wedgwood (ff. 3, 100); the Christian Council for Refugees from Germany and Central Europe (passim); the Jewish Agency for Palestine (ff. 12, 24); the National Committee for Rescue from Nazi Terror (ff. 13, 21, 23, 63-3a, 198); Roundell Cecil Palmer, 3rd Earl of Selborne and Minister of Economic Warfare (f. 15); Oliver Frederick George Stanley, Secretary of State for the Colonies (ff. 27, 41); Robert Anthony Eden, Foreign Secretary (f. 28); Eleanor Florence Rathbone, Hon. Secretary of the Parliamentary Committee on Refugees (ff. 35-6, 201-2); the Council of Polish Jews in Great Britain (ff. 42-3); the Council of Christians and Jews (passim); Erling Eidem, Archbishop of Uppsala, Sweden (ff. 49-50, 60, 68); Ralph Ellis Burlingham (f. 69); Richard Downey, Archbishop of Liverpool (f. 71); the World Jewish Congress (passim); Francis Harry House, of the B.B.C. (ff. 76, 111, 121, 183, 185); the Union for the Protection of the Human Person (ff. 84-94, 146-54); Willem Adolph Visser't Hooft, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (ff. 104, 167-8); John Baillie, Moderator of the Church of Scotland General Assembly (f. 129); Carl Söderberg, Rector of the Swedish Church, London (ff. 130, 137); Charles Robert Grey, 5th Earl Grey (f. 138); Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister (ff. 188-9); Count Michael Károlyi, Chairman of the Hungarian Council in Great Britain (f. 191); Cyril Forster Garbett, Archbishop of York (f. 194); and Jan Stanczyk, Polish Minister of Labour and Social Welfare (f. 196).

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DS/UK/6127Rathbone; Eleanor Florence (1872-1946); social reformer, independent MP1872-1946
GB/109/13696Eidem; Erling (1880-1972); Archbishop of Uppsala, Sweden1880-1972
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