Schulmeister introduces himself to Zuckerkandl, suggesting that he may know him either through Zuckerkandl's sister or as editor of Wort und Wahrheit. Schulmeister explains that he is compiling a book to be entitled Spectrum Austriae, and intends to publish it in German and eventually in English. Schulmeister lists the themes to be discussed in the publication and asks if Zuckerkandl would be interested in covering “Music as the Soul of Austria” ("Die Musik als Seele Österreichs").
Letter from Zuckerkandl to Frau Staudinger telling her that he was shortlisted for a Guggenheim fellowship, but the results will be delayed until mid-April. Asking for advice as he had not planned past mid-March, when the results were supposed to be announced.
This collection contains an indexing of selected unpublished materials related to the music theorist and philosopher Viktor Zuckerkandl (1896–1965). Included are descriptions of digitized correspondence, manuscripts, and miscellanea. The three archives that hold the physical media are cross referenced (ONB, Eranos, St. John’s).
File consists of correspondence from Henri Nouwen to Bart and Patricia Gavigan regarding a trip to England and the Flying Rodleighs. Also in the file is personal correspondence between the Gavigans, Sue Mosteller and Kathy Christie regarding updates about the family and the July 1997 Advisory Group meeting of Nouwen’s friend to discuss the vision and management of his legacy; and a photocopy of a newspaper article titled “Brazilian priest quits after church censorship” that appears to have been misfiled.
File consists of correspondence and reference material regarding the research, writing and publication of Michael Ford’s The Wounded Prophet. Included is correspondence between Michael Ford, Sue Mosteller and Kathy Christie; correspondence with Morag Reeve, Editorial Director at Darton Longman and Todd, Mosteller and Laurent Nouwen over concerns about the marketing of the book; a sample of The Mystery of Henri Nouwen with annotations and accompanying reactions to the text; correspondence regarding photograph selection and use in the book; a letter from Nathan Ball to Mosteller regarding the characterisation of his views in the book; a letter from Simone Landrien to Michael Ford regarding the book; a letter from Mosteller to Bishop Meagher accompanied by her thoughts about the book; and a book review by Wayne A. Holst.
File consists of correspondence from FADICA (Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities) to Henri Nouwen. Included are the annual reports for 1994 and 1995, as well as a letter announcing the death of Tom McCarthy of the Leavey Foundation.
File consists of a handwritten letter to Sue Mosteller from Fran [last name unknown]. Accompanying the letter are three photographs including shots of Eugene Drusen, Paul Halley, Fran, Annette [last name unknown] and Sister Cathy Pimley.
File consists of email correspondence between Craig C. Cockrell and Roy Elmore of the United Methodist clergy with Noel McFerran of the John M. Kelly Library and Kathy Christie regarding a request for a sample of Nouwen’s writing and signature for use as a gift.
File consists of correspondence between Robert Durback, Kathy Christie and Sue Mosteller regarding Nouwen related book projects, reproduction rights and the deposit of material at the Nouwen Archives. Included in the file are articles and an annotated bibliography of Nouwen’s work written by Durback; correspondence regarding a donation Durback made to L’Arche Daybreak; a list of Nouwen’s publications; copies of letters between Duback and various publishers; and two diskettes – one labeled “Durback Bibliograph” and the other “Henri Nouwen Completed Annotated Bibliography, Word Perfect 7 Windows”. File also includes Robert Durback's manuscript "Henri Nouwen: In My Own Words", published in 2001.
File consists of correspondence from John Dear to Henri Nouwen about a variety of topics including his activism, time in jail, travelling, work in Richmond Virginia and an invitation to contribute to a book in honor of Daniel Berrigan. Also in the file is correspondence from John Dear to Kathy Christie and Sue Mosteller regarding the writing and promotion of Road to Peace; his involvement with Fellowship to Reconciliation; and his vows as a Jesuit. Included throughout are articles regarding activism and Jesuit events, some of which mention Dear; greeting and postcards; and copies of letters from or involving Art Laffin, Laurent Nouwen and Wendy and Jay Greer.
File consists of correspondence between Jim Dean and Sue Mosteller regarding the use of Henri Nouwen’s writing in Dean’s Hephzibah: Being the Beloved of God: the Writings of Henri Nouwen for Today’s Teen’s and advice about possible publishers for the devotional book (included).
File consists of business related documents regarding Daybreak Publications including a business plan; an Opportunity Worksession outline; a February 20, 1996 meeting plan; and a summary of outreach priorities
File consists of a letter from Kevin Cullen of L’Arche Ottawa regarding advice on the creation of guidelines for the Spirituality Commission of L’Arche Canada. Included is a copy of the previous guidelines with Mosteller’s annotated thoughts and questions about the content.
File consists of miscellaneous correspondence and reference material generated by Sue Mosteller, Mary Lou Daquano and Maureen Wright as part of their administrative duties at the Henri Nouwen Literacy Centre. Included is correspondence regarding reading Nouwen’s works; the translation and publication of Nouwen’s writing; enquiries about L’Arche communities; a request to receive the Seeds of Hope newsletter; and invitations to have Mosteller speak at events. Also in the file are letters to Nouwen from people unaware of his death in 1996; and copies of Nouwen related book reviews and catalogue entries.
File consists of personal correspondence between Nouwen and Bishop Robert B. Clune of the Archdiocese of Toronto regarding the message of Nouwen’s books; donations from various individuals to L’Arche Daybreak as Clune’s charity of choice; and Clune’s reaction to Nouwen welcoming “all” to receive Eucharist. Also in the file is correspondence between Clune and Sue Mosteller regarding the care of a friend’s daughter at L’Arche Daybreak; the purchase of cemetery plots at Holy Cross Cemetery; and a draft letter from Mosteller requesting financial support for Dayspring from the Archdiocese of Toronto.
File consists of correspondence between Hilary Clinton and Sue Mosteller regarding books by Nouwen sent to Clinton; the impact of Nouwen’s book The Return of the Prodigal Son on Clinton’s spiritual life; Clinton’s visit to the Ukraine; and the possibility of Clinton writing an endorsement for Sabbatical Journey. Also in the file is a letter from Nouwen to Anne Bartley regarding the arrangement of a luncheon with Clinton; an invitation from Clinton, at the White House, to attend the 43rd Annual National Prayer Breakfast; a thank you card from Clinton, at the White House; copies of articles regarding Clinton where she references Nouwen; and correspondence regarding the articles about Clinton.
File consists of records presumably kept by Kathy Christie for reference purposes. Included is correspondence with Michael Rhodes regarding filming at L’Arche Daybreak and documents pertaining to the L’Arche Daybreak Redesign Committee. File also includes a typed personal letter to Mike, Ken and Andris (last names unknown) from Kathy Christie detailing the experience of working for Henri Nouwen and his impact on her life.
File consist of correspondence from Michael J. Christensen regarding Nouwen related events and publication proposals. Included in the file is a newsletter about the Christensen family; correspondence regarding Christensen’s interest in Nouwen related publishing projects; a letter to Sue Mosteller from Heather Murray Elkins, Academic Dean of Drew University, regarding a series of Nouwen lectures; a flyer for “Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center upcoming Events 2000” in which Christensen appears as a speaker; a copy of an article detailing a lecture on Nouwen given by Christensen; and a letter from Christensen to Robert Ellsberg of Orbis Books detailing his book proposal.
File consists of a card from Charlene Sexton to Maureen Wright regarding the addition of her book The Geography of the Heart: Poetic Paths for the Journey Inward to the Nouwen Archives. Also included in the file is a photograph of Sexton and Regula Russelle at a book launch celebrating Sexton’s book and a [misfiled?] letter to Sue Mosteller from Carol [Berry] with an outline for a book about Nouwen, Van Gogh and Compassion.
File consists of original stories by Mary Carney; a photocopied letter from Carney to Fred Rogers; and a character reference by [Sue Mosteller?] for Carney who was being considered for the Clinical Pastoral Education Program.
File consists of correspondence from individuals with ‘C’ names regarding a variety of topics including requests for materials; speaking invitations for Sue Mosteller; and well wishes. Also in the file is the contact information for Philip Coulter. Appearing in the file are letters from:
Sr. M. Vincent de Paul of Sacred Heart Convent Cindy Zoellick Dolores and T.J. Cavagnaro Gilles Cote Pamela J. Cushing Maria Zeimen of L’Arche Chicago [Philemon Chin?]
File consists of correspondence from Susan Brown regarding the editing of Nouwen’s work, a memorial service held in his honour and the secular influence of his writing. Included in the file are copies of the memorial program, accompanied by Brown’s speech given at the event, and a copy of the letter Mosteller sent to Brown regarding the July 1997 advisory group meeting of Nouwen’s friend to discuss the vision and management of his legacy.
File consists of email correspondence between Maureen Wright, Mary Lou Daquano and various individuals regarding requests for books, videos and slides about Nouwen. Included are requests from Joe Egan on behalf of the E.F. Egan Library and Mark E. Labuntog of English Department, Xavier University, Philippines, as well as a list of costs associated with sharing the material.
Second file folder consists of email correspondence between Maureen Wright, Mary Lou Daquano, Sue Mosteller and various individuals regarding requests for books and other material about Nouwen. Many of the email print-outs contain hand-written annotations regarding administration regarding correspondence.
File consists of correspondence between Mosteller and Bill Gavanta at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey regarding the opening of the Henri Nouwen Archives and the creation of a Henri Nouwen Award at the Religion Division of the AAMR (American Association on Mental Retardation, now AAIDD).
File consists of correspondence between and Jurjen Beumer, Sue Mosteller and Kathy Christie regarding the publication of Jurjen’s Henri Nouwen: A Restless Seeking for God and a potential visit to L’Arche Daybreak. Included in the file is a photocopy of a review of Beumer’s book from the November 1, 1997 edition of America.
File is separated into nine file folders consisting of the following contents:
Correspondence between Maureen Wright, Beth Porter, legal counsel Monique Van Remortel and various contacts at Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group (Random House) regarding the publishing contract for Porter’s anthology Befriending Life. Included are drafts and suggested contract revisions, as well as correspondence regarding e-book and electronic version rights; cover art and photograph use; and the formatting and editing of the book. Also in the file are notes regarding a Timothy Jones book project.
Correspondence between Beth Porter and contributors to the anthology Befriending Life. Included are draft and final versions of invitations to potential contributors; chapter writing updates; correspondence regarding writing and photo contributions; lists of contributors; notes by Porter about the project and conversations with contributors; and editing comments and notes. Also in the file is correspondence between Sue Mosteller and Abbot John Eudes Bamburger regarding his January 29, 2000 lecture “Thomas Merton and Henry [sic] Nouwen: Living With God in Modern America”; an email from Mosteller to Michael Christensen regarding his symposium address at Corpus Christi Church; a news release from the Parish Church of St. Andrew, Taunton regarding Michael Ford’s Wounded Prophet; emails between Carl MacMillan and Laurent Nouwen regarding the publication of details about Nouwen’s sexuality; a core member consent form for Bill Van Buren; a contributor’s agreement for Bob Massie; and a copy of a personal letter from Art Laffin to Mosteller regarding the murder of his brother and his ill parents.
Correspondence between Beth Porter and Linda Gustafson from Counterpunch regarding a quote for the cover and text design of Befriending Life: Encounters with Henri Nouwen. Included in the file are printouts and photocopies of the design pitch, featuring a photo by Frank Hamilton, with notes on alternative subtitles.
Correspondence, primarily emails, between Beth Porter and the contributors and editors of the anthology Befriending Life. Included in the file is correspondence regarding sequencing, quote selection and photo use; exchanges regarding editing decisions made by Porter, Philip Coulter and Susan Brown; meeting agendas and notes; progress reports; contributor lists; edited contributor submissions; a blank copy of a Contributor’s Agreement; and biographical information about Henri Nouwen and some of the contributors.
Drafts of contributed chapters for Befriending Life, several containing handwritten editing notes and annotations. Also included is correspondence between Beth Porter and contributors to the volume regarding changes to the text and the clarification of ideas.
Correspondence between Beth Poter and various contacts, including Trace Murphy (Doubleday Publishing), Maureen Wright, Mary Lou Daquano, Bill Van Buren and Andrea and Andrew [Kennedy?], regarding the anthology Befriending Life. Included are handwriting samples from Henri Nouwen and Bill Van Buren for use in the book; project updates; correspondence regarding text and photograph use; and copies of the final cover proof. Also in the file is an invitation to the official opening of the Henri J.M. Nouwen Archives and Research Collection and a copy of an October 19, 2000 article about the Nouwen Archives by Genevieve Handler titled “Works for Father Henri Nouwen to be Compiled in One Archive”.
Correspondence and notes regarding the photographs used in Befriending Life. Included are photo descriptions and associated and captions; reference photocopies of photographs; and sample pages from the book.
Correspondence and notes regarding the submission of Beth Porter’s anthology Befriending Life to potential publishers for publication. Included are samples of submission guidelines; correspondence to publishers regarding the manuscript; information about the book and the intended audience; correspondence regarding usage permissions; information about photos used in the book; and a chronology of Nouwen’s publications.
Promotional material regarding the premiere of the film Straight to the Heart: The Life of Henri Nouwen; a copy of a news item about a Nouwen commemoration event; and a National Catholic Reporter book review of Beth Poter’s anthology Befriending Life by Robert Durback.
Files consists of correspondence from Kathy Baroody to Henri Nouwen, alone, and as part of group updates sent to at Nouwen, Joe Egan and Lydia Banducci at L’Arche Daybreak. Also in the file is an original copy of a response from Nouwen and a fax from Baroody to Christie.
Files consists of correspondence from Jutta Ayer to Henri Nouwen and a card from Ayer to Sue Mosteller. Accompanying some of the correspondence are newspaper article clippings regarding Bill Clinton and the Maastricht Treaty; poems by Edward Hays and Wei Ying Wu; and photocopies of articles titled “In Loving Memory – The Rev. Dr. John R. Knight” from the New Hampshire Episcopal News and “We commune with author of spiritual reading” by Martin Smith.
File consists of correspondence and documents regarding Henri Nouwen’s writing, a Nouwen related book project and Nouwen related events and articles. Included is correspondence between Nouwen and contacts at Doubleday and HarperCollinsReligious; and correspondence between Mary Lou Daquano, Maureen Wright, Sue Mosteller, legal counsel Monique van Remortel and Timothy Jones regarding the publication of From Mourning to Dancing using previously published material and selections from the Nouwen Archives. Also in the file is “Nouwen on the Porch” by Kevin Reimer; Volume 6:1 (Spring/Summer 2008) of Conversations: A Forum for Authentic Transformation featuring “Henri Nouwen as an Evangelical Mystic” by Wil Hernandez; a program for “Gathering to Bless Henri’s Grave” that took place on July 30, 2010 at St. John’s Cemetery, Oak Ridges; and a transcript of “The Spirituality of Peacemaking” accompanied by a letter from Jessica Barr, Archives Assistant at the Nouwen Archives.
File consists of photocopies of course material used by Henri Nouwen from the Nouwen Archives and business correspondence from before Nouwen’s death assembled by the Henri Nouwen Legacy Trust for reference purposes. Included are original letters between Nouwen, Margaret Sutton and various publishing contacts regarding: copyright, subrights, translation permissions, publication rights, royalty payouts, tax exemption status, revised editions of Nouwen’s books and publication dates. Also in the file is a brochure from the Henri Nouwen Foundation in the Ukraine and a newspaper article from the Catholic Free Press titled “Father Henri Nouwen remembered at retreat- ‘The Spiritual Legacy of Henri Nouwen: Ministry and Healing in Our Church and World” by Tanya Connor.
File consists of articles by or about Henri Nouwen and Nouwen related publications. Included are book reviews of Beth Porter’s anthology Befriending Life; copies of “Nouwen Archives reveals depth of his interest in people” (2001) by Gerry McCarthy; “Finding the Trapeze Artist in the Priest” (June 1993); “Finding a New Way to Get a Glimpse of God” (July-August 1993); “Compassion: Solidarity, Consolation and Comfort” (1976); “Generation Without Fathers” (1970); “Moving from Solitude to Community to Ministry” (1995), and a copy of the manuscript for “Communion”.
File consists of reference material regarding Beth Poter’s anthology Befriending Life: and Henri Nouwen’s manuscript “Preparing for Death”. Included is a photocopy of an inscription from Nouwen to John and Mary-Alice [Santos]; photocopies of letters form Robert H. Schuller to Nouwen; a copy of a letter from Nouwen to Alica Allan, faxed from Robert Jonas’ residence, regarding a contract; a letter from Robert (Bob) M. Hamma regarding Hillary Clinton’s mention of The Return of the Prodigal Son during a National Public Radio interview; photocopies of letters from Shirley Lewis to Nouwen; a copy of “Preparing for Death” accompanied by a note from Gabrielle Earnshaw at the Nouwen Archives to Maureen Wright about the possible use of the manuscript as an epilogue in Beyond the Mirror; text edits of Beyond the Mirror made by Susan Brown; a promotional brochure for the premiere of Straight to the Heart: The Life of Henri Nouwen; book reviews of Befriending Life; and a greeting card to Maureen Wright, Mary Lou Daqauno, Sue Mosteller and Beth Porter from Susan [Brown].