Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

The "Nelson, J. Robert (John Robert), 1920-2004" 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:  from Merton to "Nelson, J. Robert (John Robert), 1920-2004"-->

# of pages:  1

Published in:  

First Lines:  "I want to tell you and your associates and Mr. Lawson that you have my heartfelt admiration"

Contents:  [transcript from booklet - full copy in Sub-Section B.2] letter of support for the resignation of Rev. Dr. J. Robert Nelson as dean of Vanderbilt University Divinity School in Nashville, Tennessee, in support of James Lawson, a Vanderbilt student and civil rights leader expelled from the university for organizing sit-ins of downtown Nashville businesses

Language:  English

Source or donor:  Flogge, A.J.

Date received:  2016/06/01

Date added:  2016

Unique identifier:  Section A- "Nelson, J. Robert (John Robert), 1920-2004:"    1960/June/08