Subseries 6 - Lannoo files

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CA ON00389 F4-5-6


Lannoo files


  • 1977 - 1995 (Creation)

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17.0 cm of textual records

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Sub-series consists of ten files which deal with Nouwen's personal and professional dealings with Lannoo, a publishing company located in Belgium. Much of the correspondence is between Nouwen or his assistants and Lieven Sercu, publisher for Lannoo regarding translation. Specific Nouwen publications mentioned in the files include The Wounded Healer, Gracias, A Letter of Consolation, The Way of the Heart, Letters to Marc, In the Name of Jesus, Beyond the Mirror (also referred to as A Glimpse Beyond the Mirror), Life of the Beloved, Reaching Out, With Open Hands, The Genesee Diary, Heart Speaks to Heart, Here & Now, Behold the Beauty of the Lord (also referred to as Icon book), Clowning in Rome, Lifesigns, The Return of the Prodigal Son (also referred to as Canvas of Love), Aging, The Road to Daybreak, The Ultimate Gift (published as Our Greatest Gift and Ons dagelijjks brood), Our Daily Bread (published in English as With Burning Hearts).

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No reproduction of this material without permission of the Archivist.

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  • Dutch
  • English

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The sub-series name was created to reflect the most recent name on the business letterhead.
A file list is available.


Much of the material is in Dutch as well as English.


No publication of this material, in whole or in part, without the permission of the Literary Executrix.

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2000 01


Boxes 219 ; 220

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