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Merton's Correspondence with:

Carmelite convent; Carmelites of Louisville Carmel

Carmelite Monastery, Louisville, Kentucky  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: circa 1960-1967
Volume: 2 item(s); 4 pg(s)

Scope and Content

This file contains copies of notes by Merton inscribed in books given to the Carmelite nuns of Louisville with transcriptions of the notes and a letter to Mother Serephim.


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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1956/07/25 HPCS[x] from Merton Last Sunday I flew up here to study some psychiatry for 2 weeks- a very fine course. As I flew over [postcard from to Mother Serephim sent from Merton's trip to St. John's Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota] «detailed view»
2. undated/no/no other from Merton +to the Carmel of Louisvilleā€” let us remain united in the charity of Chirst and pray that we may [copies of Merton's book inscriptions to the Carmelite sisters of Louisville] «detailed view»

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