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Merton's Correspondence with:

Susan Chapulis

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1967
Volume: 2 item(s); 3 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

Susan Chapulis was a sixth grader writing from Waterbury, Connecticut.

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Related Information and Links

See also Merton's letter to Chapulis in The Road to Joy, pp. 350-351.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1967/03/28 HLS to Merton I am writing in behalf of the sixth grade of Saint Joseph School in Waterbury Connecticut. studding monks and monasticism in their history class / asks Merton if he has any information he could send them «detailed view»
2. 1967/04/10 TL[c] from Merton Thanks for your nice letter. You want "any information whatsoever" to help the sixth grade sending a book about Gethsemani / monks seek God in the "lonely places" - "people think they are crazy going off by themselves" / not having to worry about paying taxes, maintaining a house and car, fighting with a spouse / creatures of the forest around the hermitage / God's presence in the silence of the hermitage «detailed view»

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