File 11 - Interview with Jean and Rex Arnett

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CA ON00389 C3-1-11


Interview with Jean and Rex Arnett


  • October 19, 2006 (Creation)

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0.6 cm of textual material. - 2 prints : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm. - 2 photographs ; col. : 15 x10 cm. - 2 audio cassettes : (ca. 1 hr., 20 mins).

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File consists of an interview with Jean and Rex Arnett interviewed by Errol Stein presumably at their home (Scarborough, ON). Jean and Rex Arnett are the parents of Adam and Michael Arnett, core members of L'Arche Daybreak; Nouwen was Adam Arnett's assistant. Additional ephemera in the file includes correspondence between Adam Arnett and Myra Alexander, copies of two photographs of Myra (originals available in General Files), 'Adam's Passion' by Geoffrey Whitney Brown, two copies of a poem about Adam by Archie B. Aitcheson, a letter to Adam from Peter [Don?] writing from L'Arche Trosly in France and one typed letter from Nouwen to Jean and Rex Arnett on his reflections after Adam's death. The interview is not transcribed.

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The photographs and audio cassettes have been rehoused and are available in photographs box 7 and audio cassettes box 8.

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Box 2 File 11

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2007 68

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SR2007 68 11 01

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