Subseries 6 - Scrapbook 1965 -1982

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CA ON00389 F4-9-6


Scrapbook 1965 -1982


  • 1965 - 1975, predominant 1970 - 1972 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1.7 cm of textual records.- 1 sketch : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm

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Name of creator


Archival history

A majority of the articles are glued or taped on scrapbook pages within a red, spiral-bound paper scrapbook. Several articles were not glued onto pages and were either placed between pages or at the back of the album. Several articles are no longer attached to their pages.
The archives numbered the scrapbook pages for article identification purposes.

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Scope and content

Sub-series consists of originals and photocopies of published articles written by Nouwen, about Nouwen, about his books, or kept by Nouwen between 1965 and 1982. A pen and ink sketch of Nouwen by Prof. Bainton during a lecture in 1972 is found at p. 35. All articles are described to the item level except for an article by A.C. Ramselaar, Nouwen's uncle, and the book reviews which are described at the file level. The book reviews include those for Intimacy, Bidden om het leven, Creative ministry, Een levende heenwijzing, and Met open handen.

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  • Dutch
  • English

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Title based on contents of the sub-series.
Photocopying of newspapers is needed.
The articles are in Dutch and English.
Some of the articles have duplicates within the scrapbook.

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