File 38-1 - 38-44 - Drafts of The road to Daybreak

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CA ON00389 1-1-1-38-1 - 38-44


Drafts of The road to Daybreak


  • 1986-1988 (Creation)

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1.8 m of textual records

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File consists of draft typescripts (typed and computer-processed) and partial manuscripts of sections of "The Road to Daybreak", many with handwritten annotations by Nouwen, as well as editorial remarks from a number of different readers. The readers include Connie Ellis, Nouwen's administrative assistant; Michael Plante; Sr. Sue Mosteller; and Nathan Ball. File also includes some correspondence and notes directly related to the drafts.

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The file has been arranged by the archivist in rough chronological order.

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2000 01 ; 2000 02


Boxes 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

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