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Niles, John Jacob, 1892-1980

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Record Group: Section A - Correspondence

Dates of materials: 1967

Volume: 1 item(s); 4 pg(s)

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John Jacob Niles was the composer of the Niles-Merton Song Cycles with the poetry of Thomas Merton.

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SeriesDateTypeTo/FromFirst LinesPubFull TextNotes
 1967/no/no? otherto MertonFor Thomas Merton – affectionately – John Jacob Niles The Messenger (Version 202)  [duplicated holographic manuscript of "The Messenger" with an orginal holograph inscription and signature by John Jacob Niles]

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