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Merton's Correspondence with:

Maurizio Levy-Duplatt; Jacques Levy-Duplatt; Levy-Duplatt, Jacques

Levy-Duplatt, Maurizio, Dom, E.C.  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1953; 1955
Volume: 11 item(s); 19 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

Born in Antwerp, Belgium, in 1903, Dom Maurizio (born Jacques) Levy-Duplatt was first a member of the Benedictine monastery of Clervaux in Luxembourg before transferring to the Camaldolese hermits in Frascati, Italy at Sacro Eremo Tuscolano in 1946. Merton corresponded with him as he pondered leaving Gethsemani to join the Camaldolese. (Source: The School of Charity, p. 86.)

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See one published letter from Merton to Levy-Duplatt in The School of Charity, pp. 86-89, 91-92.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1953/02/23 HLS to Merton Merci pour les livres que vous m'avez envoyés. Merci pour la petite dédicace que vous «detailed view»
2. 1953/09/no HLS to Merton Mon Confère et ami D. Jean Leclercq (je dis mon confrère, car avant d'être ermite camaldoli, «detailed view»
3. 1953/12/04 HLS[x] from Merton Ce n'est que d'autre jour que mon Rev. Père Dom James m'a remis les livres que vous [copied from the Hart Working Files: Sub-Section H.7, Accession 2, Box 3, Folder 10] «detailed view»
4. 1955/06/03 (#01) TL[c] from Merton I have just reread two letters I received from you a couple of years ago and am encouraged by your «detailed view»
5. 1955/06/03 (#02) TALS[x] from Merton I have just reread two letters I received from you a couple of years ago and am encouraged by your «detailed view»
6. 1955/06/24 (#01) TALS[x] to Merton Votre lettre ne m'a nullement surpris, car je connais depuis longtemps vos désirs de solitude, [copied from the Hart Working Files: Sub-Section H.7, Accession 2, Box 3, Folder 10] «detailed view»
7. 1955/06/24 (#02) TL[x] to Fox, James Le P. Louis m'a écrit ces jours-ci pour me demander si nous accepterions de le recevoir dans [copied from the Hart Working Files: Sub-Section H.7, Accession 2, Box 3, Folder 10] «detailed view»
8. 1955/09/05 TALS[x] from Merton Thank you for your very kind and complete letter about my problem. Thank you especially for your «detailed view»
9. 1955/09/18 HLS[x] from Fox, James Our good fr. Louis Merton asked me to forward this letter of Sept 5, which he has sent me here [copied from the Hart Working Files: Sub-Section H.7, Accession 2, Box 3, Folder 10 - written while Fox was visiting the Abbey of Citeaux] «detailed view»
10. 1986/05/12 TLS[x]  from Farrell, Michael / to Patrick Hart At long last I have succeeded in locating the Merton-Monte Corona correspondence which was exchanged [copied from the Hart Working Files: Sub-Section H.7, Accession 2, Box 3, Folder 10 - from Fr. Michael Farrell, E.C., to Br. Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O.] «detailed view»
11. 1986/07/13 TLS[x]  from Farrell, Michael / to Patrick Hart Your kind letter together with "THE LEGACY OF THOMAS MERTON" posted by surface mail May 16th [copied from the Hart Working Files: Sub-Section H.7, Accession 2, Box 3, Folder 10 - from Fr. Michael Farrell, E.C., to Br. Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O.] biography of Fr. Maurizio Levy-Duplatt (born Jacques Levy-Duplatt) «detailed view»

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