Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

The "Andrade, Jaime, 1913-1990" file

Single Item Record for the Date:


Type:  transcript - Transcript copy of a letter, i.e., re-typed or re-written after orignal and often by another person. Often typed version of a holograph orignal.

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

# of pages:  4

Published in:  

First Lines:  "Special circumstances have prevented my writing to you to thank you for the 2 pieces of literature"

Contents:  [translation of 1958/11/12 letter] Merton's poem "Prometheus" / Mother and Child statue taking shape - child must hold something: branch, fruit, root / not interested in Trappist foundation in Quito - vices of colonial times, cultural loss, exploitation of the people by Church / books requested from Cultural Center - Julio Endara

Language:  English

Source or donor:  Gethsemani Abbey Archives

Date received:  2004/02/13

Date added:  

Unique identifier:  Section A- "Andrade, Jaime, 1913-1990:"    1958/November/16