Subseries 9 - Books about Nouwen

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CA ON00389 F4-9-9


Books about Nouwen


  • 1985 - 1994 (Creation)

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4 books (9.5 cm)

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Archival history

In 1975 Nouwen transferred published material he had accumulated, including books, to Yale Divinity School Library where it was numbered and stored in files and boxes. These books were sent to the Henri Nouwen Archives in 2000.

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Sub-series consists of four books written between 1985 and 1994 about Nouwen or containing a chapter about Nouwen. The two books written in 1994 represent student theses-like material on Nouwen's life. The other two books reflect on the lives of many individuals; Nouwen is represented in one chapter of each book. The books have been described at the item level.

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  • English
  • German

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Title based on contents of the sub-series.
Three of the books are in English and the fourth is in German.

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