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Merton's Correspondence with:

Camille Drevet

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1962-1967
Volume: 20 item(s); 39 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Camille Drevet writes from Paris. She was part of Les Amis de Gandhi (Friends of Gandhi), a group founded by Louis Massignon. She was author of the book Par les routes humaines. (Source: Witness to Freedom, p. 97.)

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See published letters from Merton to Drevet in Witness to Freedom, pp. 97-100; see also "Massignon, Louis" file.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1962/01/17 HLS to Merton Je voudrai d'abord [...] demander une message pour le 31 janvier «detailed view»
2. 1962/06/14 HLS to Merton Il y a bien longtemps que je veux vous demander de vos nouvelles «detailed view»
3. 1962/07/14 HLS to Merton Il y a bien longtemps que je veux vous écrire et je viens de «detailed view»
4. 1962/12/25 HLS to Merton Nous avons «detailed view»
5. 1963/01/17 TL[c] from Merton Thank you for your very good letter, to which I will reply as clearly as I can. First: if there is «detailed view»
6. 1964/03/15 TAL[c] from Merton J'ai bien reçu vos bonnes lettres et je vais tacher de vous envoyer quelques mots sur Gandhi dans «detailed view»
7. 1964/03/24 TAL[c] from Merton Here is a short text on Gandhi which I have written and intend to publish in a magazine here. «detailed view»
8. 1964/07/23 (#01) HLS to Merton Il y a bien longtemps que je veux vous écrire et la vie quotidienne est [see enclosure of the same date] «detailed view»
9. 1964/07/23 (#02) other   Préface. On ne saurait comprendre les événements qui ont changé la face du monde - [enclosure to 1964/07/23 letter to Merton - preface to a book called Par les routes humaines by Drevet - preface by E. Duperray] «detailed view»
10. 1964/08/19 TAL[c] from Merton It is a pleasure to receive your good letter and to learn that "Par les routes humaines" «detailed view»
11. 1964/10/20? HLS to Merton J'ai l'air de vous «detailed view»
12. 1964/11/23 HLS to Merton Pardonnez moi de repondre avec faut de «detailed view»
13. 1964/12/27 TL[c] from Merton I must thank you for your new book, "Par les routes humaines" which reached me some time ago. «detailed view»
14. 1965/01/19 TL[c] from Merton Here is the "message" for the meeting of January 31st. I am writing it hurriedly so as to get it to «detailed view»
15. 1965/02/04 HLS to Merton J'ai attendu pour répondre à votre lettre et votre généreux «detailed view»
16. 1965/06/15 HLS to Merton En ces jours de guerre «detailed view»
17. 1965/07/01 TL[c] from Merton I was touched by your warm and kind letter, and want to thank you for it immediately because it was «detailed view»
18. 1967/01/17 HLS to Merton Je suis très peinée de ne plus [...] savoir de vous et je vous «detailed view»
19. 1967/02/02 TL[c] from Merton Many thanks for your kind letter which Dorothy Day passed on to me. I know that in the past year, «detailed view»
20. 1967/02/09 HLS to Merton Avec grande joie j'ai reçu votre lettre et le livre sur le Non Violence de Gandhi et je regrette «detailed view»

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