U DEV represents most of the papers and comprises Evans's subject files (1929-1964) which include files on the Diocese of London (1935-1955), files on an anti-fascist demonstration (1936) and the international peace campaign (1937-1941), files from the 1930s on Japan, China and Germany, a file on Convocation (1940-1957), St Marylebone rural deanery (1942-1950), a file on the USSR (1943-1954), files on India and Greece from the 1940s, one on the Society of Socialist Clergy and Ministers (1946-1958), files on the Workers' Education Association from the 1940s and files created as a result of lectureships held with the London Cooperative Society, Oxford University and the London County Council, several files from the 1940s onwards on the United Nations Organisation and on international friendship societies with Poland, the USSR and China, from the 1950s there are files for the Christian Peace Group, the Movement for Colonial Freedom, the East London History Group and the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, there is a file for the Christian Socialist Movement (1961-1965), another for the Committee for Democratic Rights in the USA (1961-1964), one for the Christian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and other miscellaneous subject files from the early 1960s (this list is not exhaustive).
Also in the collection are scrap books (1938-1965), some devoted to local affairs and others to international affairs. The focus of the latter is the church in the USSR and other communist countries as well as countries in Indo-China. There are separate scrap books for the Caribbean, Guatemala and Afghanistan. There is a series of scrap books devoted to the parish of Holy Trinity with St Philip, Dalston, London (1955-1960) and another series devoted to the nuclear bomb (1958-1965). The collection also contains Stanley Evans' research collection comprising notes, notebooks and texts on a variety of topics including Christian Sociology, Marxism, economics, colonial history, church history and politics, political theory and the church in Russia and Eastern Europe. His diaries (1937-1956) chronicle overseas trips made to Germany, Russia and Eastern Europe and there are twelve sermons in the collection (1934-1965). Miscellaneous material in the collection includes printed pamphlets on a variety of topics, some of which are on Christianity and Marxism, and some miscellaneous correspondence. There are also some miscellaneous printed papers, articles and press cuttings (1943-1960). Some of these are pasted into the pew rent account book of St Stephen the Martyr, St Marylebone (1876-1898).