Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

The "Andrade, Jaime, 1913-1990" file

Single Item Record for the Date:
1958/July/18 (#01)


Type:  TALS[x] - Xerox copy of a typed signed letter with holograph annotations.

To/From:  from Merton to "Andrade, Jaime, 1913-1990"-->

# of pages:  1

Published in:  School of Charity

First Lines:  "It was very good to get your letter, the pictures, and especially the picture of the model"

Contents:  Merton's feedback and suggestions after seeing a picture of the model statue - other thoughts on American art / invitation to come to Gethsemani - Merton's desire to visit Ecuador / proposal for "a new form of monastic life" near Quito - in contact with life of the region and the soil, but also with the culture of the city / no monastic habit, no emphasis on apostolate or education / Merton "a revolutionist" but non-violent

Language:  English

Source or donor:  Gift of the Andrade family

Date received:  2010/01/27

Date added:  

Unique identifier:  Section A- "Andrade, Jaime, 1913-1990:"    1958/July/18 (#01)