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Merton's Correspondence with:

Thomas J. O'Brien; Thomas O'Brien; Tom O'Brien; Tom J. O'Brien; O'Brien, Tom

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1968
Volume: 2 item(s); 2 pg(s)

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Biography

Thomas O'Brien was a religion teacher at Brother Rice High School in Chicago, Illinois. He was working on a graduate degree in education at this time. He asks Merton's advice for a paper he was writing for a course. O'Brien entitled his paper: "Catholic Church Non-Involvement in Ghetto Areas, and Consequent Adverse Effect on Negro Acculturation". (Source: The Road to Joy, pp. 364.)

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See also one published letter from Thomas Merton to O'Brien in The Road to Joy, pp. 364-365.

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Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1968/03/15 TLS to Merton I am preparing a research paper for an education course. The topic has been left to the students, «detailed view»
2. 1968/04/09 TL[c] from Merton Well, since your letter, we haveseen [sic] some tragic new developments in the area of race «detailed view»

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