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Martínez Baigorri, Angel, Fr., S.J., 1899-1971

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence

Dates of materials: 1959, 1965

Volume: 4 item(s); 8 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Fr. Angel Martinez was a Jesuit priest and poet from Nicaragua. He has published a number of books of poetry. Merton heard of Martinez through José Coronel Urtecho. (Source: The Courage for Truth, pp. 206.)

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See one published letter from Merton to Martínez in The Courage for Truth, pp. 206-207.

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SeriesDateTypeTo/FromFirst LinesPubFull TextNotes
 1959/12/21 (#01)HLSto Merton[indecipherable words..] haberle escrito tan insulsa felicitación de Navidad para   
 1959/12/21 (#02)otherto MertonPRESENCIA DE ÁNGEL [-] LA VIGILIA DE LA PASCUA RESTAURADA [-] Entre el doble callar de dos  [enclosure to 1959/12/21 letter - article on the Easter Vigil from <u>Latinoamerica</u>, from April of 1956]
 1959/12/21 (#03)other -This letter is signed by ANGEL MARTINEZ, S.J. (Angel Martinez is a Jesuit Priest, excellent poet,  [brief summary of the letter and the enclosure from Martinez]
 1965/06/02 TL[c]from MertonYour beautiful book reached me, beautiful visually and in its contents. I was most touched by yourYes  

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