Margaret (Peg) Wasserman was married to Edmund Wasserman (Senior). 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.
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See also one published letter from Merton to Wasserman in Witness to Freedom, p. 189.
This Record Sub-Group is not divided into Series and is arranged chronologically.
||HLS[x] from Merton
||It took a little time for the news of Ed's death to get to me as I am in the hospital for a check-up
|| [transferred from Sub-Section H.7, Hart Working Files, Accession 2 - with handwritten note in pen by Sr. Anita Wasserman to Patrick Hart regarding letter]