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Series 15, New Seeds of Contemplation

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 15 #1.
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1962/02/06 other[x]   ADDENDUM aux contrats intervenue entre l'Abbaye de Gethsemani Inc. Trappist-Kentucky (U.S.A.) [addendum to the contract for New Seeds of Contemplation in French - published by les Editions du Seuil] «detailed view»
Series 15 #2.
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1962/04/13 other[x]   CONTRATO DE EDIÇAO [-] A "EDITORA VOZES LTDA.", antiga Tipografia da Escola Gratuita São [New Seeds of Contemplation in Portuguese - published in Brazil by Editora Vozes Ltda.] «detailed view»
Series 15 #3.
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1962/06/27 other[x]   NEW SEEDS OF CONTEMPLATION - Rights in Spain [-] MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT [New Seeds of Contemplation in Spanish - published by Editorial Sudamericana for distribution in Latin America] «detailed view»
Series 15 #4.
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1962/06/28 other[x]   MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT made this 28th day of June 1962 BETWEEN THE ABBEY [New Seeds of Contemplation - published by New Directions] «detailed view»
Series 15 #5.
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1962/08/01 TL[c]  from MacGregor, Robert / to A. López Llausás Thank you for returning the two copies of the contract between you and the Abbey of Gethsemani [copy of letter sent to James Fox - RE: New Seeds of Contemplation in Spanish for distribution in Latin America] «detailed view»
Series 15 #6.
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1962/10/08 other[x]   Amendment to Contract with Editorial Sudamerica S.A. for Latin American Rights to NEW SEEDS [addendum to contract for New Seeds of Contemplation in Spanish - published by Editorial Sudamericana for distribution in Latin America] «detailed view»
Series 15 #7.
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1962/no/no? other[x]   MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT made this ____ day of ___ 1962 BETWEEN The Right Reverend [New Seeds of Contemplation - published in England by Burns and Oates] «detailed view»
Series 15 #8.
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1963/03/11 other[x]   MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT, made this Eleventh (11th) March, 1963 between Abbey of [New Seeds of Contemplation in Italian - published by Aldo Garzanti Editore] «detailed view»
Series 15 #9.
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1963/03/13 other[x]   MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT made this 13th day of March, 1963 BETWEEN ABBEY OF [New Seeds of Contemplation in German - published by Verlag Räber & CIE from Switzerland] «detailed view»

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