Subseries 1 - Materials regarding Thomas Merton

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Reference code

CA ON00389 F4-12-1

Title

Materials regarding Thomas Merton

Date(s)

  • [196-? - after 1972] (Creation)

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Subseries

Extent and medium

3.7 cm of textual records.- 7 audio cassettes

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(1932-1996)

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Sub-series consists of materials collected by Nouwen related to Thomas Merton. Sub-series includes newspaper articles, mimeographed letters from Merton, several copies of Merton’s manuscripts and several of Merton’s commercially produced audio cassette recordings of his talks to the monks and community of the Abbey of Gethsemani. Sub-series also contains Nouwen’s own records of the materials he collected on Merton. Sub-series also includes materials relating to Merton’s death in 1968 and homilies of funeral services held in his honour.

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  • Dutch

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Some files contain materials in Dutch.

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Accession Number

2000 01

Location

Box 332

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