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Drevet, Camille

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence

Dates of materials: 1962-1967

Volume: 20 item(s); 39 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Camille Drevet writes from Paris. She was part of Les Amis de Gandhi (Friends of Gandhi), a group founded by Louis Massignon. She was author of the book Par les routes humaines. (Source: Witness to Freedom, p. 97.)

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Related Information and Links

See published letters from Merton to Drevet in Witness to Freedom, pp. 97-100; see also "Massignon, Louis" file.

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Series List

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into Series and is arranged chronologically.

Container List

SeriesDateTypeTo/FromFirst LinesPubFull TextNotes
 1962/01/17 HLSto MertonJe voudrai d'abord [...] demander une message pour le 31 janvier   
 1962/06/14 HLSto MertonIl y a bien longtemps que je veux vous demander de vos nouvelles   
 1962/07/14 HLSto MertonIl y a bien longtemps que je veux vous écrire et je viens de   
 1962/12/25 HLSto MertonNous avons   
 1963/01/17 TL[c]from MertonThank you for your very good letter, to which I will reply as clearly as I can. First: if there isYes  
 1964/03/15 TAL[c]from MertonJ'ai bien reçu vos bonnes lettres et je vais tacher de vous envoyer quelques mots sur Gandhi dans   
 1964/03/24 TAL[c]from MertonHere is a short text on Gandhi which I have written and intend to publish in a magazine here.   
 1964/07/23 (#01)HLSto MertonIl y a bien longtemps que je veux vous écrire et la vie quotidienne est  [see enclosure of the same date]
 1964/07/23 (#02)other <u>Préface.</u> On ne saurait comprendre les événements qui ont changé la face du monde -  [enclosure to 1964/07/23 letter to Merton - preface to a book called <i>Par les routes humaines</i> by Drevet - preface by E. Duperray]
 1964/08/19 TAL[c]from MertonIt is a pleasure to receive your good letter and to learn that "Par les routes humaines"   
 1964/10/20? HLSto MertonJ'ai l'air de vous   
 1964/11/23 HLSto MertonPardonnez moi de repondre avec faut de   
 1964/12/27 TL[c]from MertonI must thank you for your new book, "Par les routes humaines" which reached me some time ago.Yes  
 1965/01/19 TL[c]from MertonHere is the "message" for the meeting of January 31st. I am writing it hurriedly so as to get it to   
 1965/02/04 HLSto MertonJ'ai attendu pour répondre à votre lettre et votre généreux   
 1965/06/15 HLSto MertonEn ces jours de guerre   
 1965/07/01 TL[c]from MertonI was touched by your warm and kind letter, and want to thank you for it immediately because it wasYes  
 1967/01/17 HLSto MertonJe suis très peinée de ne plus [...] savoir de vous et je vous   
 1967/02/02 TL[c]from MertonMany thanks for your kind letter which Dorothy Day passed on to me. I know that in the past year,   
 1967/02/09 HLSto MertonAvec grande joie j'ai reçu votre lettre et le livre sur le Non Violence de Gandhi et je regrette   

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