Item consists of one photograph of Henri Nouwen leaning against a short fence with his hands on the railing, and looking at the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. The photograph was taking slightly behind Nouwen, and he is seen in profile, with the Canyon in front of him and in the background. Nouwen is wearing sunglasses, a tan sweater, and light coloured pants.
Item consists of one photograph of Henri Nouwen. Nouwen is working outside with a group of men. He is bent and lifting up one side of a piece of plywood. He is wearing a blue long-sleeved shirt and black pants, as well as black socks and brown sandals.
Item consists of one photograph of Henri Nouwen, possibly taken while he was in Rome. Nouwen is seated at a desk and is looking through a thin book or collection of papers. He is wearing glasses as well as a dark suit and a white priest's collar. Visible behind him is part of a plant, a lamp, and there is a painted portrait of, Nouwen's mother, Maria Nouwen, on the wall.
Item consists of a slide of Nouwen, wearing a white collared shirt and gray pants, standing between two stone sculptures of (warriors?), (pretending?) to hold up the broken arm and hand of one sculpture.
Item consists of one photograph of an unknown couple on their wedding day. The bride and groom are sitting inside of a car in the back seat, and are smiling out of the window at the photographer. There are raindrops on the car.
Item consists of one photograph of a small boy, approximately four months old, sitting on a stone ground with grass behind him. This is the son of Aleibiades Rodriguez Suarez, a man from Bolivia that wrote to Nouwen asking him to sponsor the boy so he could be baptized.
Item consists of one frame with three photographs of unidentified boys, including one photo (left) of a blond boy age 3-5 years in a striped sweater, one photo (right) of a blond boy age 8-10 years in a brown sweater and tie, and one photo of both of these boys together with different clothing.
Item consists of one charcoal sketch of Henri Nouwen with his hands on a person kneeling before him, by an unknown artist, mounted on cardstock. The image is emulating the painting 'The Return of the Prodigal Son' by Rembrandt van Rijn, with Nouwen taking the place of the father figure.
Item consists of one framed ink drawing of Noah's Ark by Brenda [Lean] with a brass plaque affixed to frame, inscribed "H.J.N. Ma Nuad 1991", which Nouwen likely received from Maynooth College (Kildare, Ireland) following his guest lecture there in 1991.
Item consists of one framed print of "Bearers of the Burden" by Vincent van Gogh. The print is black and white, possibly taken from an etching, and features workers in a field carrying bags. Visible is a religious shrine.
Item consists of a photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a hostel, likely in South America, under a sign that states: "Instalacion de un Albergue Casa Madre de Dios Proyecto Financiado por el Fondo Social de Emergencia".
Item consists of a photograph of Nouwen seated with students and/or colleagues at a long table in a dining hall at University of St. Jerome's College (Sault Ste. Marie, ON), where he gave a lecture entitled, "Spirituality of Marriage".
Item consists of a photograph of Carol Plantinga digging earth at a dogwood tree planting in Nouwen's honour at Yale University, with Bob Massie (plaid shirt), Mary and Mich Zeman (long beard, looking down) watching.
Item consists of a photograph of an unidentified bride, wearing a white shirt and pink skirt, and groom, wearing a checkered tie, standing outdoors covered in white confetti; other unidentified guest are visible beside and behind them.
Item consists of a photograph of an unidentified mother, wearing a yellow shirt, breast feeding her infant, wearing a white bonnet and wrapped in a white blanket, while standing outdoors before or after the infant's baptism.