File consists of letters from Foster Parents Plan and its local branch in La Paz, regarding Nouwen's sponsorship of a young boy, Hugo Corini, from Bolivia, including letters from Hugo translated by a staff member and information booklets.
File consists of a letter from Don Evans of A Peal for Peace Canada, including information pamphlets, copies of newspaper articles, a typescript of his paper "On Being Human and Divine", and a short typed letter from Connie Ellis, Nouwen's assistant.
File consists of letters from Robert (Bob) Durback, including drafts of his manuscript, " Seeds of Hope"an anthology of Nouwen's writing, copies of letters sent to Durback from Robert Schindler, a psychologist, and extensive correspondence with Michelle Rapkin, senior editor at Bantam Books, and two long typed letters from Nouwen and four typed letters from Connie Ellis, Nouwen's assistant.
File consists of letters from Rev. Vincent Dwyer, O.C.S.O., President of The Center for Human Development (Washington, D.C.), including a copy of the report "The Challenge of the 1990s: Formation of Priests".
File consists of letters from correspondents writing to Nouwen in Dutch. These letters have been annotated "File- Dutch Mail". This file appears to have been created by Nouwen's assistants while he was away. Correspondents include:
File consists of letters from Diane M. Dorsey, writing from Guatemala, including a long typed letter from Connie Ellis, Nouwen's assistant. Ellis' letter is dated January 18, 1988, but has been kept in this file to maintain original order.
File consists of letters from Rev. David (Dave) C. Duncombe, regarding his AIDS minstry and his protest of arms shipments to Latin America, including two short typed letters from Connie Ellis, Nouwen's assistant, and Ducombe's typescript "Prayer and Fasting: The Spiritual Journey of a Political Faster".
File consists of letters from Chris de Vinck, including copies of his magazine articles, poetry and regarding the inclusion of an introduction by Nouwen to de Vinck's book and their dealings with Doubleday.