Item BrMS 2/1/4 - Correspondence and miscellaneous printed papers mainly addressed to Walter H. de Voil, Dean of the Episcopal Diocese of Brechin

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BrMS 2/1/4


Correspondence and miscellaneous printed papers mainly addressed to Walter H. de Voil, Dean of the Episcopal Diocese of Brechin


  • c 1931-1969 (Creation)

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Correspondence and miscellaneous printed papers mainly addressed to Walter H. de Voil, Dean of the Episcopal Diocese of Brechin, c.1931-1969. Relates mainly to the personal researches of de Voil on the Old Catholic Church in Britain and abroad; submitted for degree of Ph.D., to Edinburgh University 1937. Refers to the Old Catholic Church, U.S.A.; the Evangelisch Katholieke Germeenschaap, Arnhem, the Mariavites; the Polish Old Catholic Church and the Episcopi Vagantes. Also correspondence between Walter H. de Voil and Peter F. Anson, relates mainly to Robert [Dominic/Arundell Bruce and in particular to the controversy arising from Bruce's consecration as Old Catholic Bishop of Scotia and the Isles and discusses Anson's proposed publications; 'Pretentious Prelates' and 'Bishops at Large' 1962-1964. Includes letter, 16 July 1958, London, Herbert Waddams to Rev. Dr G.K.A. Bell. Concerns Bishop D.A. Thompson. [Typescript]. [1p] Correspondents are: Theodore Andrews [1] 1952; Peter F. Anson [22] 1962-1964; J.E. Bazille-Corbin [1] 1951; A.J. Van der Bergh [1] 1937; Henry R.T. Brandreth [1] 1948; Ralph W. Brown, General Secretary of the World Conference on Faith and Order [1] 1932; Dorothy Mary Bruce [2] 1963; Robert [Dominic/Arundell?] Bruce [7] 1962; N.A. Francis (for Ian Michell) [2] 1957; Frank Gavin [1] 1934; H.R. Harvey [1] 1943; Dom. Horton, O.S.B., [1] 1936; John W.A. Howe, Episcopal Bishop of St. Andrews [3] 1962-1963; H.R. Hunney [1] 1945; Michael F. Hung [1] 1963; John Z. Jasinski [1] 1934; J.C.M. Keman [1] 1951; Dr Adolf Küry [letters to: 1] 1932; Robert F. Lau [1] 1934; Ian Michell [4 letters to: 1] 1950-1957; C.B. Moss [4] 1936, 1946; Vivian A. Peterson [1] 1934; Marion Ryan for Morehouse Publishing Co. [1] 1932; John Chapell Sprott; Episcopal Bishop of Brechin [1] 1963; E.A. Uphill [1] 1946; Herbert M. Waddams, Church of England; Council on Foreign Relations [2] 1957-1958; Bernard M. Williams, Old Roman Catholic Bishop of the (Pro-Uniate) Rite [12] 1934-1951; Frank E. Wilson, Bishop of Eau Clare, U.S.A. [1] 1932. Also includes: Appeal in aid of: 'The Old Roman Catholic Church' (English Rite). [Typescript]. [1p] Copy of Crux, the monthly Anglican Catholic Newspaper. 1960. The Diocesan Chronicle issued by the Old Roman Catholic (Pro-Uniate) Rite of Great Britain No. 7-10, 1949-1950. Onward. The Monthly Paper of the Old Roman Catholic Church, No. 4, 10, 13 and Vol. III, No. 4, 1955-1957. Advertising circular, Mrs Kathleen M. McIntosh, Maker of Vestments and Antependia to the Episcopal Church in Scotland, n.d. [Printed]. [1p] Copy of a letter addressed to his Grace the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury [Geoffrey Francis Fisher, D.D.] by Bernard Mary Williams, Archbishop of the Old Roman Catholic (Pro-Uniate) Rite. [Printed]. [11pp] Pamphlet, The History and Purpose of the Old Roman Catholic (Pro-Uniate) Rite of Great Britain, 1939. [Printed]. [14pp] 'An Episcopal Odyssey', an Open Letter to His Grace the Right Hon. and Most Rev. Randall Thomas Davidson, D.D., Lord Archbishop of Canterbury from Arnold Harris Mathew, Bishop of the Old Roman Catholic Rite in Great Britain and Ireland de jure 4th Earl of Llandaff of Thomastown, Co. Tipperary c.1915. Includes notes possibly in the hand of Walter H. de Voil, "The Author of this book was really not Mathew but his suffragan". [34pp]


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