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Sub-Section C.6: Contracts for books and articles by Merton, foreign and domestic

Record Series: 15: Miscellaneous Articles ("St. John of the Cross" and "Saint Bernard, Monk and Apostle")

Series Description

Includes letter by E. Allison Peers.

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Arrangement and Processing Notes:

This sub-group is divided into series based on contracts for a specific title of a written work of Thomas Merton. A small number are of miscellaneous works grouped together. Each series is contained in one folder herein and arranged in their original order.

Container List

Box#-FF#Item#DateNotesFirst Lines
2 - 6 1 1948 Letter from E. Allison Peers to Merton. Peers was professor at the Institute of Hispanic Studies at the University of Liverpool in England. Peers had published translations of the works of Spanish mystics including St. John of the Cross. Merton asked in a letter from July 30, 1948 about quoting from The Ascent of Mount Carmel and of publishing the Dark Night [of the Soul]. «Thank you for your letter of July 30, which reached me in Spain at the beginning of September.»
2 - 6 2 1953 Contract with Intercultural Publications and the Ford Foundation for the publication Perspectives USA to reprint Merton's article "St. John of the Cross" from the book by Clare Booth Luce, Saints for Now. Signed by Mary Cox and Naomi Burton [Stone]. «The undersigned requests permission to reprint ST. JOHN OF THE CROSS by THOMAS MERTON published»
2 - 6 3 1953 Contract with Messrs. SAISE in Italy for the Italian serial rights for Merton's article "Saint Bernard, Monk and Apostle." Signed by Jean Rosenthal of Curtis Brown. «TO: Messrs. SAISE Turin, Italy In account with Curtis Brown, Ltd. Italian serial rights in: 1»

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