Douglas, Rev Canon John Albert

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers relating to the University of London. Subjects include the resignation of Lord Beauchamp as Chancellor of the University of London, election of Lord Athlone as Chancellor of the University of London, photograph of the centenary banquet for the University of London, correspondence with members of Convocation.

Administrative / Biographical History

Douglas was educated at Dulwich College and ordained in 1894 at Newark. He undertook many positions within the Anglican Church and was Rector of St Michael Paternoster Royal, 1933-53. Alongside his ecclesiastic commitments, Douglas also took several senior positions with the University of London and was Chairman of Convocation in 1939. He published several books, mostly on aspects of the Eastern Orthodox Church. He died in 1956.

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