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Merton's Correspondence with:

John Lewis, John Robert Lewis, John R. Lewis, John

Lewis, John, 1940 February 21-  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1965
Volume: 1 item(s); 8 pg(s)

Scope and Content

There is no extant correspondence between Merton and John Lewis. The file contains a reference Lewis makes to Merton's Seeds of Destruction in a February 1965 meeting of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).


John Lewis is a current member of the U.S. Congress and a leader during the Civil Rights Movement for African Americans. He was chairperson of SNCC from 1963-1966.

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1. 1965/02/no other[x]  Merton With a deep sense of humility I speak to you today in an attempt to share with you some of my ["Statement by John Lewis, Chairman, Staff meeting February 1965" with reference to Thomas Merton's Seeds of Destruction on page 4] «detailed view»

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