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

Record Series: 41: Zen and the Birds of Appetite

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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.

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Box#-FF#Item#DateNotesFirst Lines
3 - 9 1 undated Index to folder of contracts listing the order of files, country of publication and language. «ZEN AND THE BIRDS OF APPETITE 1) U S English 2) BRAZIL Portuguese 3) Italy Italian»
3 - 9 2 1968 Contract with New Directions Publishing Corporation in the United States for Zen and the Birds of Appetite. Index item 1. «MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT made this 2nd day of October 1968, between The Abbey of Gethsemani whose»
3 - 9 3 1969 Letter from Robert MacGregor of New Directions to Br. Patrick Hart of Gethsemani Abbey regarding Zen and the Birds of Appetite. Index item 1. «I am delighted to enclose fully executed copies of the contracts with Garzanti, for the Italian»
3 - 9 4 1969 Contract with Editora Vozes in Brazil for a Portuguese language edition of Zen and the Birds of Appetite. Index item 2. «MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT made July 10, 1969, between the Abbey of Gethsemani whose address»
3 - 9 5 1968 Contract with Aldo Garzanti in Italy for an Italian language edition of Zen and the Birds of Appetite. Index item 3. «MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT, made this Thirty-First(31st)December,1968, between The Abbey of Gethsemani,»
3 - 9 6 1970 Contract with Librairie Arthème Fayard in France for a French language edition of Zen and the Birds of Appetite (also included Merton's introduction to The Way of Chuang Tzu). Index item 4. «MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT made this 20th day of May 1970 BETWEEN New Directions Corporation, 333 Sixth»

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