Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

The "Laughlin, James" file

Single Item Record for the Date:

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

Type:  TL[x] - Xerox copy of a typed letter (not signed).

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

# of pages:  3

Published in:  

First Lines:  "It was good to find your fine letter of August 16th here in the New York office on my return after"

Contents:  trip to India and Iran / yellow mosques of Isfahan, Iran - Persian culture / comparisons of Islam to the Calvinism of his childhood, "devotion and austerity" / Buddhist Dhammapada and the Tamil Kural / Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz translated by C. F. MacIntyre / modern Greek poets / asking Merton to send some Trappist cheese to Ezra Pound

Language:  English

Source or donor:  Harvard University, Houghton Library

Date received:  2011/06/30

Date added:  

Unique identifier:  Section A- "Laughlin, James:" Series 1:    1955/September/19