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Merton's Correspondence with:

Fr. Kevin Anderson; Fr. Robert Anderson; Br. Robert Anderson

Anderson, Kevin, Fr., O.C.S.O. (alias Fr. Robert)  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1963-1966
Volume: 6 item(s); 7 pg(s)

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Fr. Kevin Anderson was a Trappist monk of St. Joseph's Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1963/05/28 TL[c] from Merton Things do not seem to be too encouraging, in your life, do they? I am sorry to hear about Brothers of the Virgin of the Poor in Chile / proposal to go to El Latroun / patience in the face of loneliness and frustration / possible transfer of Anderson to the Camaldolese or the Carthusians «detailed view»
2. 1964/04/10 TL[c] from Merton Thanks for your letter. I am glad to hear that things have been developing well, and am certainly El Latroun / Mont des Cats / Dom André / hermit's life / Dom Winandy in diocese of San Angelo, TX / Fr. Seraphim of Ava in Wisconsin / Abbot of St. Procopius, Lisle, IL «detailed view»
3. 1965/03/06 TL[c] from Merton Forgive me please for not answering sooner. You can doubtless guess that mail is something of a singing in choir / new liturgy / self-consciousness / advice for readings as novice master «detailed view»
4. 1965/03/24 TL[c] from Merton I want to answer your letter before I forget about it, and while I have the problem fresh in my mind Dom Winandy / Dom Thomas / superiorship vs. eremitical life «detailed view»
5. 1966/01/17? HLS to Merton In July I sent you a letter which I suspect got lost, as the South American mail service is eremitical life / choice of following Bishop Valdéz to south of Chile / hermitage at Lake Rupanco «detailed view»
6. 1966/01/27 TL[c] from Merton Your long and hopeful letter reached me yesterday which is now your feast day in the new Ordo. I life of solitude / Bishop Valdéz «detailed view»

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