File 4348 - Letters from Philip Yancey

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CA ON00389 F4-2-4348

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Letters from Philip Yancey

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  • October - November 1989 (Creation)

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0.1 cm of textual records

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(1932-1996)

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File consists of three letters from Philip Yancey, of "Christianity Today", arranging a meeting with Nouwen and the possibility for a short article for his publication.
File includes a short, typed letter from October 5, 1989 from Nouwen, thanking Yancey for his note and inviting him to Daybreak on November 11 for a Eucharstic celebration and lunch. Bottom of letter includes handwritten response from Yancey dated October 12, 1989, telling Nouwen of the uncertainty of his visit on November 11.

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Undated letter contains annotation: "Oct. 5 - Suggest Nov 11 - Mass + Lunch".
Letter from October 25, 1989 contains annotation: "H has seen".
Letter from November 19, 1989 contains annotation by Nouwen: "File -->" with underline under Yancey's name. Also contains annotation in another hand: "Nov 30 - act with thanks + c. letter".
Letter from Nouwen from October 5, 1989 contains annotation: "Pending. F".
Letter from Nouwen from October 5, 1989 is from accession 2007 56.

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2000 01

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Box 115 File 6602

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