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Merton's Correspondence with:

Mary S. McNiff; Mary McNiff; Mrs. Philip J. McNiff; McNiff, Mrs. Philip J.

McNiff, Mary S.  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1966-1968
Volume: 18 item(s); 24 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

Mary S. McNiff was Assistant to the Librarian of St. John's Seminary in Brighton, Massachusetts.

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Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1960/04/19 TLS to Merton There are remote and proximate motives for writing this letter. (And I cannot remember whether «detailed view»
2. 1965/04/28 TALS to Merton Do you realize, mon ami, that you have entrusted me with the makings of a fortune? Yes, I think you «detailed view»
3. 1965/05/03 TL[c] from Merton Of course I have no power to approve the commercial reproduction of the picture, and as a matter «detailed view»
4. 1965/05/05 TALS to Merton Let's cut the cackle. Tom McDonnell was right. We are, in a way, a crazy blend of know-how, «detailed view»
5. 1965/05/08 TL[c] from Merton There's no cackle to cut, really. Everything is ok. I happened to see Victor H. the other day «detailed view»
6. 1965/06/02 TL[c] from Merton The reproduction of the VH painting is certainly first class. Thank you so much for it. «detailed view»
7. 1966/04/05 TLS to Merton Enclosed are two items which might interest you. The last term paper of Jonathan Daniels «detailed view»
8. 1966/10/20 TLS to Merton It was just like getting a letter - opening THE CRITIC and finding the Victor Hammer portrait gazing «detailed view»
9. 1967/05/04 (#01) TALS to Merton It is very quiet today. The immediate chores are done and I have been reading (reveling in) [letter completed and sent 1967/05/09] «detailed view»
10. 1967/05/04 (#02) TAN from Fran Thanks so much for Merton sheet, again the man does a good deal to keeping this frail (?) body alive [a note to McNiff from Fran (no last name) and forwarded to Merton] «detailed view»
11. 1967/06/14 TL[c] from Merton Yesterday the Yuban arrived, and the notebooks too. Perfect. Those notebooks are the best, «detailed view»
12. 1967/07/10 TLS to Merton How very kind of you to send the inscribed copy of Cassiodorus! Thank you. The book has not come «detailed view»
13. 1967/08/30 (#01) TLS to Merton I must report the series of international encounters the McNiffs have been enjoying. «detailed view»
14. 1967/08/30 (#02) HN[x] from ? Present this Japanese fan with my writing picture and Japanese poem (Woka). to Mrs. McNiff «detailed view»
15. 1967/08/30 (#03) TANS to Merton Our good friend, Tom Coffey of Dimension Books, would dearly love to publish something of yours «detailed view»
16. 1968/02/08 TLS to Merton It's too much. Two communications within a day. But Phil brought home the Kroeber copy. «detailed view»
17. 1968/04/05 (#01) TLS to Merton It's ironic, really. I have waited for weeks to write in reply to your pre-Lenten letter, hoping «detailed view»
18. 1968/04/05 (#02) other[x] to Merton An exhibit of productions from Stanbrook Abbey Press will open at The Library, Saint John's Seminary «detailed view»

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