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Merton's Correspondence with:

Br. Zachary Amps; Br. M. Bernadine; Br. Bernadine; Br. M. Bernadine Amps, Bernadine, Br.

Amps, Zachary, Br., O.C.S.O. (Br. M. Bernadine)  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1961-1968
Volume: 13 item(s); 13 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Br. Zachary Amps was a monk of Gethsemani Abbey and, among his responsibilities, was to mail complementary copies of Merton's books to various people.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1961/06/21 TANS to Merton Would you have time to translate these lines for me? Thanks very much handwritten address of Michael Cukovecki from Yugoslavia «detailed view»
2. 1964/08/22 TN to Merton Perhaps for your records - we sent today the book 'Disputed Questions' to; Mrs. Anne Freedgood, «detailed view»
3. 1966/08/31 TAN from Merton will you please send the following without charge to this priest in Vietnam who is to translate them «detailed view»
4. 1967/04/11 (#01) TN from Merton I intended to send the above some books but probably never put in the list. If you to [sic] not [see verso for Amps' reply - Merton sending books to Mario Falsina, a student at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan, Italy, who was living in Bergamo - see the "Falsina, Mario" file] «detailed view»
5. 1967/04/11 (#02) TN to Merton According to our record (of this year} we have not sent anything to the reverse side address, thus «detailed view»
6. 1967/05/27 HNS from Merton May I please have [-] 1 - Seven Storey Mtn (Hard cover) [-] 1 Reader [-] To send out? [-] Thanx «detailed view»
7. 1967/06/09 TN from Merton AT request of Dom Leclercq will you please send without charge the following books: Praying «detailed view»
8. 1967/07/19 TN from Merton Will you please send a copy of Seeds of Destruction AIRMAIL (paperback ok) to Miss Janina Kolendo «detailed view»
9. 1967/10/18 (#01) TN from Merton The Visitation nuns of a convent in France have asked for a copy of "The Less Traveled Road." [see Amps' response on the same page] «detailed view»
10. 1967/10/18 (#02) TN to Merton Fr. Raymond had none, so we received one from Fr. Innocent- a used copy from the Lib. [on same page as note by Merton, recorded here as the same date] «detailed view»
11. 1968/02/07 TN from Merton Could you please send to this library, free of charge, the following: New Seeds of Contemplation «detailed view»
12. undated/09/13 TN to Merton Father Dan asked me to tell you the news of Mrs. Tommy O'Callahan [sic] having a baby boy today. [message text should read "Mrs. Tommie O'Callaghan"] «detailed view»
13. undated/11/19 TN to Merton Because I 'worked out' Saturday afternoon, I was unable to take care of your request for the 'Reader 1 Thomas Merton Reader sent to J. Van Nierop in Belgium «detailed view»

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