Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (SPG)

Correspondence and papers of SPG, comprising the papers of John Chamberlayne, first secretary of SPG, 1702-11, later given to the Archbishop of Canterbury, minutes, 1701-50, financial records, 1702-96, and some late 18th century correspondence of the Archbishops of Canterbury relating to the church overseas and the establishment of episcopacy in America.

For other correspondence, 1702-14, see the Tenison volume in Archbishops Papers and for minutes of SPG, 1758-66, see MS 1124. within the manuscripts series.

Micropublication of the SPG Papers is available in a number of American Libraries and may be purchased from World Microfilms Limited

Further information is available in:

Manross, W.W. S.P.G. Papers in the Lambeth Palace Library. Calendar and Indexes, (Oxford, 1974).

The archives of SPG records are held at the Bodleian Library. These include series A, B and C.