Subseries 2 - Crossroad/Continuum Publishing Group files

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CA ON00389 1-5-2

Title

Crossroad/Continuum Publishing Group files

Date(s)

  • 1988 - 1996 (Creation)

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5.0 cm of textual records

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(1932-1996)

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Sub-series consists of seven files which deal with Nouwen's personal and professional dealings with Crossroad/Continuum Publishing Group, a publishing company located in New York, NY. In 1992 The Crossroad Publishing Company became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herder & Herder and its parent company Verlag Herder of Freiburg, Germany. The Continuum Publishing Group, as of 1992, was a separate independent publishing enterprise.

Much of the correspondence is between Nouwen and his assistants and Robert T. Heller, Associate Publisher or Ulla Schnell, Rights Manager/Executive Vice President for Crossroad/Continuum Publishing Group. Of note is that Heller was Editorial Director of Doubleday until 1988 when he moved to Crossroad/Continuum Publishing Group. Nouwen continued his business and personal association with Heller through this publishing company. Specific Nouwen publications mentioned in the files include In the Name of Jesus, The Living Reminder, The Road to Daybreak, Seven Sorrows of Mary (unpublished?), Beyond the Mirror (also referred to as A Glimpse Behind the Mirror), Show Me the Way, Life of the Beloved, Lifesigns, Here and Now (also referred to as Living in the Presence), Ukrainian Diary, Paths booklets, The Return of the Prodigal Son (also referred to as The Prodigal Son), Reaching Out, Creative Ministry, The Wounded Healer.

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No reproduction of this material without permission of the Archivist.

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No publication of this material, in whole or in part, without the permission of the Literary Executrix.

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The sub-series name was created to reflect the most recent name on the business letterhead.
A file list is available.

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2000 01

Location

Box 214

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