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Merton's Correspondence with:

Mother Sylvia Marie, L.S.P.

Sylvia Marie, Mother, L.S.P.  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1960
Volume: 2 item(s); 3 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

Mother Sylvia Marie was Superior of the Little Sisters of the Poor of Louisville, Kentucky.

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Related Information and Links

See also one published letter from Merton to Mother Sylvia Marie in The School of Charity, pp. 135-136 (the same letter is published in Witness to Freedom as a letter to "a woman religious superior").

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1960/10/01 (#01) TALS[x] from Merton For a long time I have wanted to write this letter, thanking you for all the joy that was mine when concern for the poor and the elderly in a culture that worships youth - Little Sisters of the Poor and their ministry «detailed view»
2. 1960/10/01 (#02) TL[c] from Merton For a long time I have wanted to write this letter, thanking you for all the joy that was mine when [previously filed as a letter to an unknown correspondent under - "a woman religious superior"] «detailed view»

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