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Series 14, The New Man

Descriptive Summary

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

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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 14 #1.
«All Series«
1962/03/05 other[x]   Contrat intervenu le 5 mars 1962, entre l'Abbaye de Gethsemani Inc. Trappist-Kentucky (U.S.A.) [The New Man in French - published by les Editions du Seuil] «detailed view»
Series 14 #2.
«All Series«
1962/11/no? (#01) other[x]   ADDENDUM aux contrats intervenue entre l'Abbaye de Gethsemani Inc. Trappist-Kentucky (U.S.A.) [addendum to the contract for The New Man in French - published by les Editions du Seuil] «detailed view»
Series 14 #3.
«All Series«
1964/08/28 other[x]   MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT made this 28th day of August 1964 BETWEEN The Abbey [The New Man in German - published by Rex Verlag in Switzerland] «detailed view»
Series 14 #4.
«All Series«
1965/02/12 TLS[x]  from Fox, James / to Ernst Fromm We received your gracious letter of February 3 in regard to the contract for THE NEW MAN by [to Ernst Fromm, Director of Livraria AGIR Editoria - letter from 1962/02/03 attached with the agreed upon terms of condition] «detailed view»

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