File consists of a letter from Miriam Imbach and three letters from Jeff Imbach. File also contains a typed letter of response from Connie Ellis, Nouwen's administrative assistant and copy of a very long typed letter of response from Nouwen in which he provides lengthy suggestions and comments on his manuscript on mystics. The letter gives a good summary of how Nouwen himself wrote books.
File consists of four letters from Alastair Heron, writing from Sheffield, England. File also consists of a letter from Dr. Bernard (Bernie) Lammers and a pamphlet written by Heron with quotes from Nouwen.
File consists of a letter from Betsy Henley and a book review Henley sent Nouwen pertaining to Letters to Marc about Jesus. File also contains a copy of a typed letter of response by Connie Ellis, Nouwen's administrative assistant. Henley's letter and the review she encloses are critical of Nouwen and his writing. The title of the book review is "Preist thoughts sent to youth" by Father Robert Kress, published in The Criterion, March 24, 1989.
File consists of two cards from Highland Presbyterian USA, expressing appreciation for Nouwen's writing and expressing good wishes on his recovery from his accident. The cards are signed by several members of the community.
File consists of two typed copies of a letter from Nouwen to Mr. Ralph McFadden of Brethren Press (Elgin, IL) for Phil Grout regarding the introduction for Grout's book "Seeds of Hope." Nouwen is writing about his negative reaction to the proposed Afterword by Margaret Wilde. File also includes Nouwen's draft of the introduction and a manuscript of the book, as well as the liner notes for a cassette entitled "Don Francisco: The Live Concert" and two pieces of paper with handwritten notes (names, numbers, and dates).
File consists of five letters from Borys Gudziak, some of them written from Warsaw, Poland. File also includes a copy of a long, typed letter from Nouwen regarding his decision to stay at L'Arche rather than return to Holland among other matters.
File consists of two letters from Cheryl Haerer, expressing appreciation for Nouwen's writing. File also includes a copy of a typed letter of response from Connie Ellis, Nouwen's administrative assistant, and a copy of a typed letter of response from Nouwen.
File consists of a letter from Constance Hammond of Refugee Immigration Ministry (Boston, MA) expressing appreciation for Nouwen's writing. File also includes a photograph of Hammond ministering at the I.N.S. Detention Center in Boston in 1987.
File consists of a letter from Charles R. Farnsworth, Headmaster of Grenville Christian College (Brockville, ON), inviting Nouwen to a dinner on June 20, 1989, to learn more about the Community of Jesus. File also includes a booklet about this ecumenical community.
File consists of a hand-made birthday card from Brian and Mary Lou Halferty and their children (Lesley, Mary Beth, Peter, Michael, and Erin). File also includes a short, typed story by Michael. Card is annotated 'dictated note to Michael Feb. 6/89'.
File consists of a letter from Delton J. Glebe, Th.D., of Waterloo Lutheran Seminary at Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, ON) asking permission to use taped and printed copies of a presentation by Nouwen. File also includes a copy of a typed letter of response from Nouwen.
File consists of a letter from Stephen P. Worthington, Chairperson of The Bridge - to Persons Living with AIDS program of Golden Gate Ministries (San Francisco, CA) inviting Nouwen to join the Advisory Board, and a brochure about the program. Letter is annotated "form returned declining."
File consists of a letter from Chris Glaser. File also includes eight copies of articles and reflections by Glaser: "Love Heals," "Restoring Easter Hope," "Why We Stay in the Church," "Hanging Around," "Perfect Dancing," "Evangelizing," "From Shoah to Shoah," and "It's a Wonderful Life."