Thomas Merton Center

Manuscripts in Sub-Section C.2:

Vow of conversation, A : journals, 1964-1965

Item 1 - 

First Lines:  December 31, 1963 - Yesterday the year drew to a quiet curious end with an eclipse of the moon.

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  1st

Copy Type:  Typescript with holograph corrections

Date:  no-month no-day, 1965

Number of pages:  218

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Bound as: "Vow of conversation. First draft. 1965. Unpublished."

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (bound volume)

Item 2 - 

First Lines:  Material for publication taken from Journal of 1964 from Volume 3, private notebook, kept

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  1st

Copy Type:  Typescript carbon

Date:  no-month no-day, 1965

Number of pages:  218

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Bound as: "Vow of conversation. Draft. 1965. Unpublished."

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (bound volume)

Item 3 - 

First Lines:  This is an uncorrected carbon of a transcript of 4 tapes. The tapes are marked C1-2-3-4

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  1st

Copy Type:  Typescript carbon with holograph notation

Date:  no-month no-day, 1965

Number of pages:  218

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Merton notes in pen that this carbon copy is uncorrected and is transcribed from tapes at Bellarmine University. Bound as: "Vow of conversation. Draft. 1965. Unpublished."

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (bound volume)

Item 4 - 

First Lines:  December 31, 1963 - Yesterday the year drew to a quiet curious end with an eclipse of the moon.

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  2nd

Copy Type:  Xerograph of typescript with holograph corrections

Date:  no-month no-day, 1968

Number of pages:  203

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Corrections added by Naomi Burton Stone.

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (file box)

Item 5 - 

First Lines:  December 31, 1963 - Yesterday the year drew to a quiet curious end with an eclipse of the moon.

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  2nd

Copy Type:  Typescript with holograph corrections

Date:  no-month no-day, 1968

Number of pages:  203

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  This copy delivered to Merton Center by Naomi Burton Stone on September 4, 1975. Merton had sent Stone the manuscript before leaving for Asia in 1968. (See Section A, Merton Center Correspondence, Merton to Stone, September 6, 1968.) Bound as: "Vow of conversation. Second draft. 1968. Unpublished."

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (bound volume)