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Contracts (publishing - various countries)

Series 7, Disputed Questions (foreign)

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1948-1966
Volume: 69 item(s); 156 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Usage Guidelines and Restrictions

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Related Information and Links

See also Listing of contracts for books by Thomas Merton at the Merton Center in Sub-Section C.6; and see also the "Curtis Brown, Ltd." file for information ab

Series List

Series NumberSeries NameTotal Records
1 Art and Worship, Book of Feast Days, Collected Essays, Disputed Questions (US) and The New Man 1
2 The Behavior of Titans 2
3 The Black Revolution 4
4 Clement of Alexandria 1
5 Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander 6
6 Copyright Registration Forms 7
7 Disputed Questions (foreign) 6
8 Elected Silence (UK version of The Seven Storey Mountain) 1
9 Emblems of a Season of Fury 3
10 Gandhi on Non-Violence 1
11 Life and Holiness 9
12 Monastic Peace 1
13 Monastic Vocation and the Modern Mentality 1
14 The New Man 4
15 New Seeds of Contemplation 9
16 Original Child Bomb 1
17 Poems 2
18 Seeds of Destruction 3
19 Selected Poems 1
20 Soul of the Apostolate (by Dom J. B. Chautard, intro. by Merton) 1
21 Spiritual Direction and Meditation 2
22 Thoughts in Solitude (French) 1
23 The Wisdom of the Desert 2

Container List

Series#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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Series 7 #1.
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1961/01/28 other   MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT MADE THIS Twenty-eighth day of January of 1961 BETWEEN: [Disputed Questions in Spanish - Editora y Distribuidora from Barcelona, Spain] «detailed view»
Series 7 #2.
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1961/03/08 other[x]   MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT MADE THIS ____ BETWEEN: THE ABBEY OF GETHSEMANI [Disputed Questions in Spanish - South American rights - Editorial Sudamericana] «detailed view»
Series 7 #3.
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1961/03/16 other[x]   Contrat intervenu le 16 Mars 1960 entre l'Abbaye de Notre-Dame de Gethsemani Inc., Trappist-Kentucky [Disputed Questions in French - Editions Albin Michel] «detailed view»
Series 7 #4.
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1961/04/no? other[x]   ADDITIF AU CONTRAT INTERVENU LE 16 MARS 1961 ENTRE L'ABBAYE DE N.D. DE GETHSEMANI [addendum to the contract for Disputed Questions in French - Editions Albin Michel] «detailed view»
Series 7 #5.
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1962/05/29 TLS[x]  from Faveret, Affonso D. / to James Fox Thank you for your kind letter of May 9, about the book "DISPUTED QUESTIONS". We would [DISPUTED QUESTIONS] «detailed view»
Series 7 #6.
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undated/no/no (#01) HN   1) U.S. - English (see 5-title F.S.G. Contract) (no contract for British Ed?) 2) France - French [contents list of contracts from folder - states that US edition for Disputed Questions is in another file - filed with Art and Worship et al.] «detailed view»

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