Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

The "Laughlin, James" file

Single Item Record for the Date:
1947/August/12 

Series:  1  Original Merton-Laughlin Correspondence with occasional letters from others copied to Merton.

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

To/From:  from Merton to "Laughlin, James"-->

# of pages:  2

Published in:  

First Lines:  "It is the feast of my friend Saint Clare of Assisi so I am sending you a poem but don't put it"

Contents:  Figures for an Apocalypse / Cistercian Contemplatives / worries about "Poetry and Contemplative Life" appearing in New Directions literature alongside something "raw like some of the spots in Tropic of Cancer" [Henry Miller] / modern Carmelite book for Laughlin - The Spiritual Doctrine of Elizabeth of the Trinity by Fr. Philipon, O.P.

Language:  English

Source or donor:  Harvard University, Houghton Library

Date received:  2010/05/25

Date added:  

Unique identifier:  Section A- "Laughlin, James:" Series 1:    1947/August/12?