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Merton's Correspondence with:

Edward Michael Keating; Edward M. Keating; Edward Keating; Keating, Edward M.

Keating, Edward Michael, 1925-2003  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1963-1967
Volume: 19 item(s); 25 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Keating was the founder of Ramparts magazine in 1962 and published many articles about civil rights and the Vietnam War, as well as authoring books of these issues. (Source: Reed, Christopher. "Edward Keating" [obituary], The Guardian, May 3, 2003.)

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1963/10/30 TLS to Merton I have just received your letter of October 26th concerning use of your manuscript subsequent to its «detailed view»
2. 1963/11/15 TLS to Merton I have just about recovered from an incredible week with John Griffin, who was in the Bay Area «detailed view»
3. 1963/11/25 TL[c] from Merton I will get together some Journal material for you, but I gather there is no immediate rush. «detailed view»
4. 1963/12/18 TLS to Merton By a happy coincidence I met Father Kenneth Henriques up in San Francisco recently. «detailed view»
5. 1963/12/29 TAL[c] from Merton Thanks very much for your letter of December 18th. I have had to put it aside over the holidays, «detailed view»
6. 1964/01/24 TLS to Merton I have held off replying to your letter of December 29th in order to have a clearer picture «detailed view»
7. 1964/02/06 TAL[c] from Merton Thanks for your letter of January 24th. I have held off a little, because coming out of retreat «detailed view»
8. 1964/03/03 TLS to Merton I do believe we are going to have a very fine symposium on non-violence. Just last week I met «detailed view»
9. 1964/03/07 TL[c] from Merton Thanks for your letter. I am very happy to learn you have Heschel, along with Zahn. «detailed view»
10. 1964/04/07 TAL[c] from Merton Does this piece on Gandhi strike you as something that would fit in with the non-violence issue? «detailed view»
11. 1964/07/27 TLS to Merton It has been quite some time since I last wrote you, and a great deal has happened in the interval, «detailed view»
12. 1964/11/25 TAL[c] from Merton Thanks for the copies of the last issue, which seems to me very well done. A couple of the other «detailed view»
13. 1965/04/02 TL[c] from Merton Yesterday I received your new book, SCANDAL OF SILENCE, and have already read about half of it. «detailed view»
14. 1965/04/21 TLS to Merton I can't tell you how much I appreciate your kind letter of encouragement about my book. «detailed view»
15. 1965/08/26 TLS to Merton Accompanying this letter is a rather large bundle of materials that I would like you to read, but sending background material on a prisoner - acquainted through Beverly Axelrod, his attorney / asking Merton to speak on behalf of the prisoner's talent to help get him parole / comparison between prisoner and Merton - two men "behind walls" «detailed view»
16. 1966/09/02 TLS to Merton I hesitate to write you since I am not sure whether you are still incommunicado or not. I wrote you «detailed view»
17. 1966/09/08 TL[c] from Merton Thanks for your letter, which reached me the other day. And first of all, congratulations on the «detailed view»
18. 1967/03/27 (#01) TLS to Merton Herb Magidson has what I feel is a very worth while project that should have your support «detailed view»
19. 1967/03/27 (#02) other   Individuals Against the Crime of Silence [-] A Declaration To Our Fellow Citizens Of The United [xerox of a declaration against the Vietnam War, citing its illegality to international law and to the United States Constitution and asking petitioners to send their names to the Secretary General of the United Nations] «detailed view»

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