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Merton's Correspondence with:

William Robert Miller; William R. Miller; William Miller; Miller, William R.; Bill Miller

Miller, William Robert, 1927-1970  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1962-1966
Volume: 9 item(s); 12 pg(s)

Scope and Content


William Robert Miller was Managing Editor of Fellowship of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, and later took the same role at the United Church Herald of the United Church of Christ. It is in this capacity in 1962 in which he writes to Merton to commend him for an article in Jubilee. By 1964, he writes to Merton as Associate Editor of the Religious Department at Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York. Miller wrote a number of books about peacemaking, Christian nonviolence, and other related themes.

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Related Information and Links

See also Cold War Letters #81 and other letters from Merton to Robert Miller published in Witness to Freedom, pp. 248-252.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1962/05/25 TLS to Merton You may recall that as managing editor of Fellowship I published a couple of article by you «detailed view»
2. 1962/06/no? transcript from Merton Thank you for your kind letter and for the copy of the "United Church Herald" containing your [Cold War Letters #81 - transcript from bound set] «detailed view»
3. 1964/05/25 TLS to Merton A number of things recently have cause my thoughts to turn to you. On Saturday I went out «detailed view»
4. 1964/06/15 TAL[c] from Merton Thanks for your letter: I was wondering what had become of you, knew however you had the new job. «detailed view»
5. 1965/02/27 TL[c] from Merton No need to explain about how it is writing these letters. I know very well how necessary it is «detailed view»
6. 1965/04/10 TL[c] from Merton Next Wednesday, in the middle of Holy Week, in a Mass which will contain the long reading «detailed view»
7. 1966/05/11 TLS to Merton At last I'm in a position to survive -- work is coming to me from all directions. «detailed view»
8. 1966/05/27 TAL[c] from Merton Your letter has many good andinteresting [sic] things in it, and your new book sounds very worth [published letter dated 1966/05/26] «detailed view»
9. 1966/09/13 TL[c] from Merton I know what you mean. The problem is that almost everything remains yet to be done. «detailed view»

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