Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

The "Andrade, Jaime, 1913-1990" file

Single Item Record for the Date:
1958/November/20 (#02)


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

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

# of pages:  2

Published in:  School of Charity

First Lines:  "I am grateful to you for your long and interesting letter, and for your thoughtful, sincere answer"

Contents:  Child in statue should be holding a "fruit, flower or leaf" indigenous to South America - not corn because of associations with bad art / acknowledges problems with the monastic mission in Ecuador, but sees value in a cultural and social mission to Indians - opposition from orthodox Communists

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/November/20 (#02)