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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
July - December 1966

DESCRIPTION: Materials include notices for future Teilhard events and publications. 1 TLS from Bernard Towers to Lady Bronwen Astor regarding financial support for the Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Association of Great Britain and Ireland. A schedule for the First Annual Conference of the Teilhard Association to be held on 10/14/1966. 3 TLS from Philip English to Lady Astor regarding a Covenant in favor of the Teilhard Association and 1 TL (draft) from Lady Astor. Typed copy of the Covenant dated 12/1/1966 between Lady Astor and the Trustees of the Teilhard Association. A report from the Appeals Sub-Committee. Typed copy of the 1966 Accounts for the Teilhard Association including the Income and Expenditure Account.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
March - August 1967

DESCRIPTION: Materials include Committee Reports, Meeting Minutes, and Letters to the members of the Teilhard Association of Great Britain and Ireland. 1 TL (carbon copy) regarding payments to the Teilhard Association. 2 TLS from Philip English to Lady Bronwen Astor regarding the Covenant in favor of the Teilhard Association. 1 typed statement from Jocelyn Pereira. 1 TLS from William Laithwaite regarding the Campaign for Peace and Poverty Sutton Teach-In Committee. 1 TLS to Lady Astor from Renee Marie. 1 TLS from John Riddell to Lady Astor.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
October - December 1967

DESCRIPTION: Materials include Teilhard publication offers, notes for meetings and committee reports for the Teilhard Association of Great Britain and Ireland. A schedule for the Second Annual Conference of the Teilhard Association to be held on 10/22/1967. 3 TLS and 1 ALS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Bronwen Astor with reference to Father Wildiers and Pierre Dansereau 1 TLS from Lady Cobbold to Lady Astor regarding Teilhard lectures. 1 TM by Bernard Towers dated 10/29/1967 titled "Man in Evolution," a sermon given at the St. John's College Chapel.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
January - March 1968

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports and meeting minutes of the Teilhard Association of Great Britain and Ireland. 1 TL (carbon copy) from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Rachel Labouchere with reference to Robert and Bridget Speaight. 2 TLS from Parry to Lady Bronwen Astor with reference to Father Bruce. Announcement of the Teilhard Study Library. 1 TL (carbon copy) from Lady Astor to Parry.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
April - December 1968

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting minutes, memos for study groups, letters to the

members of the Teilhard Association of Great Britain and Ireland. Announcement for Teilhard lecture by Robert Speaight. 3 TL (carbon copy) from Lady Bronwen Astor to Renee-Marie Parry. 1 ALS and 4 TLS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Astor with reference to the book Unless Peace Comes by Nigel Calder, Richard Harris. A typed list of names and addresses. 1 Typed Transcript (copied from the Worth Record) of a Lecture give at Worth Abbey, Crawley, Sussex by Bernard Towers titled "Teilhard de Chardin - The Man." 2 copies of the schedule for the Third Annual Conference of the Teilhard Association to be held on 10/19/1968, the topic being "Mankind Evolving: China and the West." 2 printed pamphlets of the Teilhard Association of Great Britain and Ireland (2 copies of one). 1 blank card with a color print of "Surcentration" (P. Teilhard) by Charles Engels. Typed copy of the 1968 Teilhard Association Income and Expenditure Account.



Box: 1 Fold: 6 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
February 1969

DESCRIPTION: 3 TLS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Bronwen Astor with reference to a gift for her. The gift presented to Lady Astor was a book inscribed by Jeanne Mortier. 1 TL (carbon copy) from Lady Astor to Parry regarding the gift and with reference to Jeanne Mortier. 1 TL (carbon copy) from Lady Astor to Rev. Anthony O. Dyson. 1 TLS from Lady Astor to Dyson regarding the Teilard Review. 1 TL (carbon copy) from Lady Astor to Bernard Towers thanking him for the gift. 1 TL (carbon copy) from Lady Astor to Jeanne Mortier thanking her for the gift.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
April - May 1969

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, publication notices, meeting minutes, and letters to the members of the Teilhard Association of Great Britain and Ireland. 2 TLS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Bronwen Astor. 1 TL (carbon copy) dated 4/28/1969 from Lady Astor to Parry describing her visit to New York with reference to the American Teilhard Association and Madame Cassard. Typed list of Teilhard Association Council and Founding Members. Typed Constitution of the Teilhard Association and proposed ammendments. Typed copy of the 1968 Accounts for the Teilhard Association including the Income and Expenditure Account. Convergence Publication for April/May 1969 inlcuding an article titled "The Spirituality of Teilhard de Chardin" which mentions Lady Astor's presentation in New York. Photocopied articles by Bernard Towers: Three printed in The Tablet titled "Human Life in a Test-tube," "A Mature Attitude to Science," and "Ferment in the American Universities," and one from the British Medical Journal "Personal View."



Box: 1 Fold: 8 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
June - July 1969

DESCRIPTION: Materials include announcements for events regarding Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. 2 TLS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Bronwen Astor regarding speakers for the annual conference. Essay reprinted from the British Medical Journal titled "Personal View" by Bernard Towers, signed by author. A brochure from the American Teilhard de Chardin Association. 1 TM (bound) consisting of quotations. 1 TM (carbon copies) consisting of quotations.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
August - December 1969

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting minutes, memorandums, and event announcements for the Teilhard Association of Great Britain and Ireland. Schedule for the Fourth Annual Conference of the Association to be held on 10/18/1969. Typed copy of the 1969 Accounts for the Association. A newsletter from the American Teilhard de Chardin Association. 1 ACS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Bronwen Astor with reference to mysticism.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
January - February 1970

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting minutes, memorandums, and

event announcements for the Teilhard Association of Great Britain and

Ireland. Memorandums regarding a name change for the Association and a notice for a special meeting to approve the name change to "The Teilhard Centre for the Future of Man." Transcribed copies of TLs from Michael Balfour, Bernard Towers, Harold F. Rubinstein and Sister Joan Farrow.

A newsletter from the American Teilhard de Chardin Association. 1 TLS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Bronwen Astor.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
March - May 1970

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting minutes, memorandums, publication notices and event announcements for the Teilhard Association of Great Britain and Ireland. Typed copy of the 1969 Accounts for the

Association. Annoucements from the American Teilhard de Chardin

Association. 4 TLS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Bronwen Astor.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
June - July 1970

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting minutes, memorandums, and

event announcements for the Teilhard Association of Great Britain and

Ireland. Newsletter from the American Teilhard de Chardin Association.

2 TLS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Bronwen Astor. Packet of information about the Mansight International Organization including resumes for Anthony Vincent Marron and Robert D. Underwood.



Box: 1 Fold: 13 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
August - December 1970

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting minutes and agendas, memorandums, and event announcements for the Teilhard Association of Great Britain and Ireland which changed its name to The Teilhard Centre for the Future of Man in November 1970. 1 TLS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Bronwen Astor. Schedule for the Fifth Annual Conference of the Association. 1 copy of the essay "Hymn to Matter" by Dom Robert Richardson, Abbot of Belmont. 1 copy of the essay "Man Plus" by John McHale. 1 brochure from the 5th Annual Conference. 1 memorandum regarding the Teilhard Review.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
1971

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting minutes and agendas,

memorandums, and event announcements for The Teilhard Centre for the Future of Man (the Teilhard Association of Great Britain and Ireland name change took effect in November 1970). 1 TLS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Bronwen Astor. 1 typed copy of the Accounts for the Association for 1970. 1 ALS from Barbara Stafford to Lady Astor regarding a day conference. A newsletter of the American Teilhard Association.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
1972

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes, memorandums, publication notices and event announcements for The Teilhard Centre for the Future of Man. 1 TLS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Bronwen Astor. Typed copy of the annual accounts for the Assocition for 1972.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
1973

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes,

memorandums, publication notices and event announcements for The Teilhard

Centre for the Future of Man. 1 TLS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady

Bronwen Astor. Typed copy of the annual accounts for the Assocition for

1972. Letter of resignation (copy) from Anthony O. Dyson to the Council Members. Resume of Brian St. Quentin Power. 4 ALS from Power to Lady Astor regarding the nature of the Association, Renee-Marie Parry's resignation, and the executive council's resignation. 1 TL (carbon copy) from Lady Astor to Father Kenneth Gillespie. 1 TLS from Gillespie to Lady Astor. 1 ALS from Gillespie to Mrs. Winter.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
1974

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes,

memorandums, publication notices and event announcements for The Teilhard

Centre for the Future of Man. 1 TLS and 1 ALS from Renee-Marie Parry to Lady Bronwen Astor. A typed chronology of the events that have taken place within the Association, including resignations. 1 ALS from Brian St. Quentin Power to Lady Astor. 1 ALS to from Evan Macnab to Lady Astor with reference to Le Milieu Divin. 1 TM by R.G. Faithfull titled "Why Radial?" 2 TLS from Renee-Marie Parry explaining her resignation. Survey of "Teilhard's vision of Christ" titled "Christ + Omega" by Rev. Albert Wuerms.



Box: 2 Fold: 1 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
1975

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes,

memorandums and event announcements for The Teilhard Centre for the Future of Man.

Box: 2 Fold: 2 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
1976

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes,

memorandums, publication notices and event announcements for The Teilhard

Centre for the Future of Man. 1 TLS from Joanna Kelley to Lady Bronwen Astor. 1 TL (carbon copy) from Lady Astor in response. Typed copy of the annual accounts for the Assocition for 1975. Note for change of address for the Centre to 81 Cromwell Road. Schedule for a one-day conference sponsored by the Association titled "Religion and Relationship."

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
1977

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes,

memorandums, publication notices and event announcements for The Teilhard

Centre for the Future of Man. Schedule for a one-day conference titled "New Things and Old." 1 TLS from Joanna Kelley to Lady

Bronwen Astor. Typed copy of the annual accounts for the Association for

1977. Schedule for a one-day conference titled "What Future For Work?" 1 TLS from Dr. John Newson to Lady Astor enclosing a copy of a letter from him to Michael Riddell at the Ockenden Venture.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
1978

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes,

memorandums and event announcements for The Teilhard Centre for the Future of Man.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
1979

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes,

memorandums, publication notices and event announcements for The Teilhard

Centre for the Future of Man. 4 TLS from John Newson to Lady

Bronwen Astor. Typed copy of the annual accounts for the Association for

1979.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
1980

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes,

memorandums, publication notices and event announcements for The Teilhard

Centre for the Future of Man. 1 TLS from John W. Woodcock to Lady

Bronwen Astor with reference to Barbara Tweedy. 1 ALS from Joseph Peieira (?) to Lady Astor with reference to Joseph Needham. 1 typed transcription of portions of the letter. 1 TLS from Mark Braham to Lady Astor regarding the Geneva Centre. A typed packet of information about the Geneva Centre. 2 TLS from Rev. E.H. Robertson to Mark Braham with references to the Geneva Centre and Lady Astor.

Box: 2 Fold: 7 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
January - July 1981

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes,

memorandums, publication notices and event announcements for The Teilhard

Centre for the Future of Man. Announcement for the Conference "Inner Space." Newspaper clipping from "Constuire" article titled "La science par la foi." Brochure for "Education and the Future of Man: A Celebration in Honour of the Centenary of Teilhard" in Geneva, Switzerland. Souvenir Programme for a Concert Celebration on 10/4/1981 presented by the Teilhard Centre. Typed translations of letters from Pedro Arrupe to Rev. Henri Madelin, from Agostino Card. Casaroli to Mgr. Paul Poupard, from Teilhard de Chardin to Rev. Andre Ravier dated 4/8/1955, from Teilhard de Chardin to Rev. John Janssens dated 10/12/1951.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
August - December 1981

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes,

memorandums, publication notices and event announcements for The Teilhard

Centre for the Future of Man. 2 TLS from G.F. Austin Wise to Lady Bronwen Astor. TLs (carbon copies) from Lady Astor to Wise regarding payments. 2 TLS from John Newson to Lady Astor. Schedule for the University of Leeds Teilhard Centenary Conference. Printed essay "An Introduction to the Evolutionary Thought of Teilhard" by John Newson (2 copies). Program for the Centenary Celebration Concert. 1 TLS from Veronica Hatten to Lady Astor. Typed copy of the Accounts for the Association for 1981.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
1982

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes,

memorandums, publication notices and event announcements for The Teilhard

Centre for the Future of Man. Typed copy of the annual accounts for the Association for 1982.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
1983

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes,

memorandums, publication notices and event announcements for The Teilhard

Centre for the Future of Man. Schedule for the Wantage Conference, Teilhard and the Mystical Body of Christ. 3 TLS from John Woodcock to Lady Bronwen Astor. 1 TLS from Sir John Lawrence to Lady Astor. 1 TLS from John G. Cowell to Lady Astor. 1 TLS from G.F. Austin Wise to Lady Astor. Typed copy of the annual accounts for the Association for

1983.

Box: 2 Fold: 11 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
1984

DESCRIPTION: Materials include committee reports, meeting agendas and minutes,

memorandums, publication notices and event announcements for The Teilhard

Centre for the Future of Man. Schedule for the Wantage Conference: Spirit in Evolution. 1 TLS from John Woodcock to Lady Bronwen Astor. 1 TM (1 page) by Lady Astor regarding Eric Doyle: "The death of Eric has left an enormous gap. I first met him..."

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Teilhard de Chardin Materials
not dated

DESCRIPTION: 1 TM with corrections (19 pages) by Bernard Towers titled "Teilhard de Chardin - The Man" from The Worth Conference.

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