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Notes on Christian Science, mostly by Nancy and Waldorf Astor, bulk: Bulk, 1929-1952, 1802, 1929-1952

MS. 15363/84

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  1. Notes, press cuttings, booklets and lectures on Christian Science doctrines. Also includes page of the New York Evening Post from 1802 with an advert for John Jacob Astor's wares, copy of poem Dream on Errigal by Grey Ruthven, letter to Waldorf Astor from Michael Astor. 1802, c. 1937-1948
  2. Notes on baptism, life, crucifixion, consciousness, prayer, universe, reality, communism, mind and disease. Also includes copy of address The Sword of the Spirit by Cardinal Arthur Hinsey, copy of Trade Wind vol. VII, No. 3. c. 1937-1948
  3. Notes and correspondence on Christian Science and the BBC, and on free churches. Includes correspondence between Waldorf Astor and Robert Key. c. 1942
  4. Drafts and notes for a World Council of Churches memorandum. 1952
  5. Notes, articles and copies of speeches on Christian Science theology. Also includes an article on Philip Kerr’s time as Ambassador to the USA, copies of letter to [Frederick] Ogilvie from Philip Kerr, letter to Waldorf Astor from Norman Clarke, Bishop of Plymouth, and letter to Nancy Astor from [Robert Mortimer], Bishop of Exeter. 1929-1952


  • Creation: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1929-1952
  • Creation: 1802, 1929-1952


1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 15363/84

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom