File consists of one letter from Barbara Piontek Racette, sharing her experiences with her disabled daughter Irene Leona, reflecting on "The Road to Daybreak" and The Special Olympics, and inquiring about the structure and funding of L'Arche Daybreak.
File consists of one letter from Don Postema, campus minister in Ann Arbor, writing to invite Nouwen to be a guest speaker at the 100th anniversary of the Henry M. Loud lectureship at the University of Michigan.
File consists of one letter from Brian Doyle, Editor, on behalf of Portland: University of Portland Magazine, expressing his honour at meeting Nouwen at University of Portland on that day (July 28, 1995), and asking Nouwen to write a short essay about gratitude as an antidote to resentment, and including a copy of Portland: University of Portland Magazine (Portland, OR: University of Portland, Vol. 14, No. 2: Summer 1995).
File consists of two letters from Beth Porter. Letter from January 22, 1995 includes. news clippings of a letter to the editor written by her and articles regarding Jewish issues. Also includes an obituary for her mother Edna Elizabeth Porter (1907-1995) and a programme for a panel discussion "Different Paths to God: The Way of the Torah, Jesus and Islam" in which Nouwen was a presenter. Letter from February 22,  mentions a dinner meeting at Porter's house on Wednesday, March 22, 1995, which is in Nouwen's weekly calendar book.
File consists of four letters from Gerard Planchet, regarding Nouwen's writing and Planchet's wish that Nouwen be made Pope, and a copy of a letter from Bro. Anthony M. Check of the Charterhouse of the Transfiguration (Arlington, VT) regarding Planchet's donation of "Heart Speaks to Heart" to the brothers' library.
File consists of two letters from Paul D. and Ann Persson (England) discussing their visits to L'Arche Daybreak (Richmond Hill, ON) and The Gathering (Mexico) as well their retreat house, Highmoor Hall (England). Paul Persson expressing gratitude at having met Nouwen. The letters are accompanied by pamphlets and a postcard of Highmoor Hall.
File consists of one Christmas card from Marga Pelka of Frohe Runde, a senior's group from the Dielich Bonhoffer Luthern Church (location unknown) wishing Nouwen and the Daybreak community a Merry Christmas and offering a monetary gift of $100 to go towards their celebrations.
File consists of one letter from Maria Perez thanking Nouwen for referring her to spiritual mentor George Strohmeyer. Perez also speaks guidance from Nouwen on finding proof of God and having a personal experience with God.
File consists of one letter from Greg and Karen Paul regarding Nouwen's potential role with the Sanctuary, a Christian charitable organization that seeks to establish and develop a holistic, inclusive and healthy community for people who have, for the most part, known only rejection and abuse (Toronto, ON). The letter is also accompanied by two newsletters informing Nouwen of events in the Sanctuary community.
File consists of two letters from Pax Christi USA, an international, non-profit, non-governmental Catholic peace movement working on a global scale on a wide variety of issues in the fields of human rights, human security, disarmament and demilitarisation, just world order and religion and violent conflict. One letter requests a prize donation for Pax Christi's upcoming benefit; the second letter thanks Nouwen for the donation of two, autographed books.
File consists of two letters from Jean Christophe Pascal of L'Arche Eastern Canada and US zone thanking Nouwen for allowing him to visit L'Arche Daybreak (Richmond Hill, ON) and the conversations they had on community and vocation.
File consists of a letter from Peter Lord writing on behalf of Park Avenue Baptist Church (Titusville, FL) asking Nouwen to host a community-wide conference in Titusville. One page of biographical information on Peter Lord also accompanies the letter.
File consists of a letter from Ruth Ann Parish M.D. responding to Nouwen's books and asking his assistance in locating a publisher for her book, 'Infant Theology: Reflections on Infant Development and The Nature of God.' The letter was forwarded to Nouwen from The Crossroad Publishing Company.
File consists of a letter from Peter Evans writing on behalf of the Parish of St. Luke Woodside (England) asking Nouwen to attend the parish's 125th Anniversary celebrations from Pentecost to Low Sunday 1996-1997.