Advisory Commission on Ecclesiastical Relations. Records

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Advisory Commission on Ecclesiastical Relations. Records


  • 1930-1940 (Creation)


.25 cu.ft. (1 box)


The Advisory Commission on Ecclesiastical Relations was created by General Convention in 1931, replacing an earlier National Council Committee on Ecclesiastical Relations established in 1927. The purpose of the group was to study Episcopal relationships, particularly the Eastern Churches. Initially, the Advisory Commission employed a salaried officer, but the position was defunded in 1935. The body was renamed the Advisory Council on Ecclesiastical Relations in 1939; this Council was discontinued in 1947.

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This is a small group of the Commission’s minutes and reports. Of note is a 1931 report by Frank Gavin on the condition of the Church in Europe and the Middle East, which was filed with the Committee on Ecclesiastical Relations as it was then known.


Minutes and reports are arranged chronologically.

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Access to Episcopal Church records is governed by the Archives Public Access Policy. Research requests must be submitted in writing.

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  • English

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