File 723 - Harper & Row correspondence file

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CA ON00389 F4-5-5-723


Harper & Row correspondence file


  • 1977 - 1980, predominant 1978 (Creation)

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1.5 cm of textual records

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File consists of business correspondence concerning Thomas Merton, In Memoriam (letter in Dutch), and Making All Things New; business documents including several editions of a foreword written by Nouwen regarding Kenneth Leech's Soul Friend, Nouwen's comments on publications titled Silent Fire, The Inner Eye of Love, and True Prayer, signed request for permission to reprint material for use in Thomas Merton: Contemplative Critic.

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No reproduction of this material without permission of the Archivist.

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  • Dutch
  • English

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


The documents are mostly in English with some Dutch.

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2000 01


Box 217

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