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Merton's Correspondence with:

Rev. Mother Angela; Rev. Mother Abbess Angela of Wrentham

Angela, Rev. Mother, O.C.S.O.  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1958
Volume: 2 item(s); 2 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Reverend Mother Angela was abbess of the Trappist nuns at Mount St. Mary's Abbey in Wrentham, Massachusetts

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See also Dom James Fox's correspondence with Abbot General Gabriel Sortais in the "Fox, James" file for related correspondence.

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

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1958/03/14 TLS to Merton The Abbot General has asked me to inform you and Father Paul of Holy Ghost Abbey that he appoints claims Merton and Fr. Paul of Holy Ghost Abbey are to be censors for all Trappist and Trappistine literature in the U.S. (proves to be a misunderstanding, see "Fox, James" file) / submitting a sister's poems to be used in Christmas Carols for censorship «detailed view»
2. 1958/07/11? HLS to Fox, James A hasty note to apologize for having caused something in the nature of a minor catastrophe. acknowledges that claim of Merton censoring all American Trappist works is not correct and that he is only to censor the poems of a nun of Mother Angela's community at Wrentham / asking leniency in this endeavor «detailed view»

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