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Merton's Correspondence with:

Will Inman; William Archibald McGirt, Jr.

Inman, Will, 1923-  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1963, 1967, 1971, 1986
Volume: 8 item(s); 8 pg(s)

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Biography

Born William Archibald McGirt, Jr., Will Inman wrote under his mothers maiden name and the name it was legally changed to in 1973, Inman. Inman was a poet, essayist and activist for causes such as civil rights, gay rights, and opposition to the Vietnam War.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1963/11/27 HLS[x] from Merton I take it these poems may be ones previously published in English. You can take your pick from my «detailed view»
2. 1963/12/07 TLS to Merton Many thanks for your letter and poems for consideration for the March issue of POET and for your «detailed view»
3. 1967/02/11 TLS to Merton Your mimeo letter and your special kind note to me -- are warming and moving. I know too well what «detailed view»
4. 1971/02/06 (#01) TLS[x] to Center from Inman, Will I have your mimeo form addressed to 'Friend of Thomas Merton.' I am not likely to be granted, even «detailed view»
5. 1971/02/06 (#02) other   Conchsound in the hills [-] by WILL INMAN [-] Growth toward spiritual wholeness [-] There are three [enclosure to 1971/02/06 letter - newspaper clipping from The News-Herald, Franklin and Oil City, Pennsylvania, November 12, 1970] «detailed view»
6. 1971/02/06 (#03) other   Conchsound in the hills [-] by WILL INMAN [-] In one of the newspapers which print my columns, there [enclosure to 1971/02/06 letter - newspaper clipping from The News-Herald, Franklin and Oil City, Pennsylvania, November 25, 1970] «detailed view»
7. 1986/07/15 TLS to Center from Inman, Will Just before bed last night, I recalled I'd once invited Thomas Merton to send poems for a special [letter typed on sheet with a copy of Inman's poems, "Essay on Small Things" and "The Race"] «detailed view»
8. undated/no/no HCS[x] from Merton Better not use that Seneca poem of mine, if you ever intend to - it has not yet appeared in [Christmas card - unknown year] «detailed view»

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