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Merton's Correspondence with:

Dom Vital Klinski

Klinski, Vital, Dom, O.C.S.O., 1886-1966  printer


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Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1945
Volume: 1 item(s); 1 pg(s)

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Dom Vital Klinski was born in Poland. In 1904, he entered the Cistercian Abbey of Achel in Belgium and was elected their abbot in 1920. By 1927, he left for the United States to join Gethsemani. He was Merton's confessor at the time of correspondence. (Source: The School of Charity, p. 10.)

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See also one published letter from Merton to Klinski in The School of Charity, pp. 10-11.

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1. 1945/08/22 HNS to Merton I only attempted to draw the mitre not the jubilarian underneath and in it. On such an occasion [listed as 1945/08/29 in published correspondence - 1945/08/22 based on postmark] «detailed view»

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