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Merton's Correspondence with:

Edward Wasserman; Ed Wasserman; Wasserman, Ed; Wasserman, Edward; Edmund Wasserman

Wasserman, Edmund (Senior), d. 1962  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1954, 1962
Volume: 2 item(s); 2 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

Edmund Wasserman (Senior) was married to Margaret (Peg) Wasserman. They were the parents of Merton's friends, Sr. Anita (Ann) and Edmund (Junior, whom Merton called "Cappy" or "Cap"). Edmund (Junior) was at Gethsemani Abbey with Merton for many years before leaving in 1963 and was known there as Fr. John of the Cross. Edmund Wasserman (Senior) died in 1962.

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Related Information and Links

See also published letters from Merton to Wasserman in Witness to Freedom, pp. 183 and 189.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1954/10/16 TLS[x] from Merton This is to thank you and Peg for your letter at Assumption and to let you know that everything is [transferred from Sub-Section H.7, Hart Working Files, Accession 2 - with handwritten note in pencil by Sr. Anita Wasserman to Patrick Hart regarding letter] «detailed view»
2. 1962/08/07 TLS[x] from Merton I have been a pretty bad correspondent this last year or so, having been occupied with a million [transferred from Sub-Section H.7, Hart Working Files, Accession 2 - with handwritten note in pencil by Sr. Anita Wasserman to Patrick Hart regarding letter] «detailed view»

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