File 3987 - Letter to Mr. Ralph McFadden for Phil Grout

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CA ON00389 F4-2-3987


Letter to Mr. Ralph McFadden for Phil Grout


  • September 1989 (Creation)

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File consists of two typed copies of a letter from Nouwen to Mr. Ralph McFadden of Brethren Press (Elgin, IL) for Phil Grout regarding the introduction for Grout's book "Seeds of Hope." Nouwen is writing about his negative reaction to the proposed Afterword by Margaret Wilde. File also includes Nouwen's draft of the introduction and a manuscript of the book, as well as the liner notes for a cassette entitled "Don Francisco: The Live Concert" and two pieces of paper with handwritten notes (names, numbers, and dates).

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2000 01


Box 110 File 6241

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