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Merton's Correspondence with:

Maria Braz Chaves, Maria Braz; Maria Therezinha Braz Chaves, Maria Therezinha, Maria Chaves

Chaves, Maria Braz, 1934-  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1966-1969
Volume: 3 item(s); 3 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Maria Braz Chaves (Maria Therezinha) writes from Minas Gerais, Brazil. Merton wrote her a brief letter of thanks in November of 1966. The letter is not extant but was reproduced for a book by Maria Braz Chaves, Um Ser Entre Bilhões. The book was published in 1969 and Braz Chaves sends a copy with a note in the book and a separate letter to Dom Flavian Burns, Abbot of Gethsemani Abbey, in memory of Thomas Merton.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1966/11/29 HNS[x] from Merton Thank you for your collection and lovely texts for Christmas. I will remember you especially [handwritten letter reproduced in published volume filed under Chaves in the bookshelf of Merton's marginalia] «detailed view»
2. 1969/06/07 HNS[x] to Burns, Flavian como uma homenagem póstuma do grande monge escritor e trapista Thomas Merton, que [photocopy of a handwritten note written in Um Ser Entre Bilhões by Maria Braz Chaves, filed under Chaves in the bookshelf of Merton's marginalia] «detailed view»
3. 1969/06/10 TLS to Burns, Flavian Paz! O ano passado, em Maio, cheguei a enviar para Thomas Merton, um exemplar mimeografado [original moved from book filed under Chaves in the bookshelf of Merton's marginalia] «detailed view»

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