Thomas Merton Center

Manuscripts in Sub-Section E.1:

Zen in Japanese art

Item 1 - 

First Lines:  Japanese art has traditionally been a most intimate expression of Japanese, Shinto, Confucian

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  1st

Copy Type:  Typescript carbon

Date:  no-month no-day, 1967?

Number of pages:  3

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  

Location:  Archive - File Cabinet 6a

Item 2 - 

First Lines:  Japanese art has traditionally been a most intimate expression of Japanese, Shinto, Confucian

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  1st alternate

Copy Type:  Typescript with holograph corrections

Date:  no-month no-day, 1967?

Number of pages:  3

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Incorporating different corrections by Merton (in red pen) than other alternate 1st draft.

Location:  Archive - File Cabinet 6a

Item 3 - 

First Lines:  Japanese art has traditionally been a most intimate direct expression of Shinto,

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  1st alternate

Copy Type:  Typescript with holograph corrections and additions

Date:  no-month no-day, 1967?

Number of pages:  3

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Incorporating different corrections by Merton (in blue pen) than other alternate 1st draft.

Location:  Archive - File Cabinet 6a

Item 4 - 

First Lines:  Japanese art has traditionally been a most intimate expression of Japanese, Shinto, Confucian

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  2nd

Copy Type:  Typescript

Date:  no-month no-day, 1967?

Number of pages:  4

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Retyped from first draft but not including all of Merton's handwritten corrections which were included in 3rd draft. Two copies. One copy donated by David Charron, March 2008.

Location:  Archive - File Cabinet 6a

Item 5 - 

First Lines:  Japanese art has traditionally been direct expression of Shinto, Confucian and Buddhist spirituality

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  3rd

Copy Type:  Typescript carbon

Date:  no-month no-day, 1967?

Number of pages:  4

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  2 copies

Location:  Archive - File Cabinet 6a