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Merton's Correspondence with:

Susan Allman

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1967-1968
Volume: 2 item(s); 2 pg(s)

Scope and Content

This short letter accompanied a news clipping from the New York Post that recounted Merton's long and humorous list of answers to a questionnaire of his interests sent by one of his publishers.


Susan Allman was with the publicity department of Seabury Press in New York.

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Regarding the news clipping on Merton's hobbies, see also the 1968/02/14 letter in the "Belford, Lee Archer" file. Regarding the initial printing in Publisher's Weekly, see the "Boyd, Alda Lee" file.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
 y/m/dMerton Scan ✉ 
1. 1967/11/18 other   When Seabury Press decided to do Camus' "The Plague" for its Religious Dimensions in Literature news clipping sent by Allman from the New York Post from "The Week in Books" by Martha MacGregor describing Merton's many interests «detailed view»
2. 1968/02/09 TLS to Merton I thought you'd like to know that everyone in New York now knows about your fields of interest, «detailed view»

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