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Merton's Correspondence with:

Fr. Angel Martinez Baigorri; Martinez, Angel; Martinez Baigorri, Angel; Fr. Angel Martínez Baigorri

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


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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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1959/12/21 (#01) HLS to Merton [indecipherable words..] haberle escrito tan insulsa felicitación de Navidad para «detailed view»
2. 1959/12/21 (#02) other to Merton PRESENCIA 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 Latinoamerica, from April of 1956] «detailed view»
3. 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] «detailed view»
4. 1965/06/02 TL[c] from Merton Your beautiful book reached me, beautiful visually and in its contents. I was most touched by your «detailed view»

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