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Slate, Mary Ellen

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence

Dates of materials: 1967

Volume: 4 item(s); 6 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Mary Ellen Slate was married to Merton's Columbia classmate, John Slate.

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Related Information and Links

See also the "Slate, John H." file; and see also published letters from Merton to Mary Ellen Slate in The Road to Joy, pp. 302-303.

Series List

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into Series and is arranged chronologically.

Container List

SeriesDateTypeTo/FromFirst LinesPubFull TextNotes
 1967/04/19 HLSto MertonI want to thank you for the many pictures. I am particularly fond of the ostrich-type bird which I   
 1967/04/28 TL[c]from MertonWatch out for that ostrich road runner type bird. He may look jubilant but he can take any twentyYes  
 1967/09/22 TAL[c]from MertonI was shocked and saddened to hear of John's death today when my publisher sent the clippingYes  
 1967/10/22 HLSto MertonI share your pleasure that you and John had met and laugh this past Spring. It was comforting to me   

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