Thomas Merton Center

Manuscripts of Related Collections:

Series 7: No Man Is an Island (also Ascent to Truth and two cancelled projects); change of publisher

Box# - Folder#:  1 - 7

Item#:  1

Creator:  Curtis Brown, Ltd.

Date or Range:   14 January 1950

First Lines:  MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT made this 14th day of January, 1950 between THOMAS MERTON (The Rev. M.Louis,

Sub-Type:  Contract


Copy Type:  Typescript signed by Merton

Number of pages:  4

Language:  English

Notes:  Contract with Harcourt and Brace in the United States for The Life of St. Ailred (marked "Cancelled"), The Life of St. Bernard (The Last of the Fathers, titled marked out and replaced with a different book, No Man Is an Island), The Cloud and the Fire (later renamed The Ascent to Truth), and A Book on the Mass (marked "cancelled").