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Merton's Correspondence with:

John G. Brooks; John Brooks

Brooks, John G.  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1965
Volume: 1 item(s); 1 pg(s)

Scope and Content

This file includes one carbon copy of a letter from Merton on the nature of him being a "successful man".

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Related Information and Links

See also one letter from Merton published in Witness to Freedom, pp. 252-253.

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

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1964/03/04 TL[c] from Merton When I observe that your letter was written on January 30th and when I see this date on which I Merton explains that his "'formula for success' actually has no bearing on success itself" - his success was by accident and he has not been afraid to state view the public may not like «detailed view»

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