File 207-1, 207-2 - Drafts of A time to mourn, a time to dance

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CA ON00389 F4-1-2-207-1, 207-2


Drafts of A time to mourn, a time to dance


  • 1992 (Creation)

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4.3 cm of textual records

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File consists of four draft typescripts of "A Time to Mourn, A Time to Dance: A Celebration of the Spirit in Healing", a talk given by Nouwen at Celebration 25 - Christian Counselling Services, University of Toronto, on Tuesday, February 4, 1992. Later drafts were used in preparation for publication.
Folder (1) contains drafts (1) to (3); folder (2) contains drafts (4) and (5). Draft (1) is an early computer typescript and includes annotations in an unknown hand. Draft (2) is dated March 9, 1992. Draft (3) contains annotations by Conrad Wieczorek and includes a letter from him to Connie Ellis, Nouwen's administrative assistant. Draft (4) is a revised copy incorporating Wieczorek's corrections. Draft (5) is a revised copy with sub-headings removed. File also includes a partial, annotated typescript of the introduction to this talk.

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See Manuscript Series - Talks and Sermons, box 39, file 208 ('Notes for A time to mourn, a time to dance'), for related material.
See Calendar Files, box 195, file 1046, for more information about this event, and for two typescript copies.
See Publisher Files - Ave Maria Press files, for related material.
See Published Works - Articles by Nouwen, box 298, items 1769, 1771 and 1777, for a published version of this text
See Accession 2006 04 for a sound recording of the Celebration 25 event.

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Two copies of draft (2) are available in the file.
Five copies of draft (4) are available in the file.

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2002 89


Boxes 38, 39

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