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Merton's Correspondence with:

William Dwyer; William O. Dwyer; Bill Dwyer; Dwyer, Bill

Dwyer, William O.  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1965
Volume: 26 item(s); 29 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

Bill Dwyer was an attorney and one of the original members considered for the Merton Legacy Trust.

Usage Guidelines and Restrictions

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Related Information and Links

See also letters in the "Laughlin, James" file, including the 1967/01/20[2] letter resigning from duties as attorney for the literary trust; and see also the "Stone, Naomi Burton" file.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1965/02/16 TLS[x]  from Horrigan, Alfred / to James Laughlin I am planning to be in New York City from February 24 to March 3. If your schedule permits, I would [one of seven letters copied and sent to Dwyer concerning the establishment of a literary trust for Merton - letter between James Laughlin, editor of New Directions, and Msgr. Alfred Horrigan, president of Bellarmine College] «detailed view»
2. 1965/02/18 (#01) TL[x]  from Laughlin, James / to Alfred Horrigan It was good to hear from you again, and I do look forward to another pleasant visit with you, [one of seven letters copied and sent to Dwyer concerning the establishment of a literary trust for Merton - letter between James Laughlin, editor of New Directions, and Msgr. Alfred Horrigan, president of Bellarmine College] «detailed view»
3. 1965/02/18 (#02) TLS[x]  from Laughlin, James / to Naomi Burton Stone It was great to talk with your on the 'phone the other day and I look forward to taking you to lunch [one of seven letters copied and sent to Dwyer concerning the establishment of a literary trust for Merton - letter between James Laughlin, editor of New Directions, and Naomi Burton Stone, Merton's literary agent] «detailed view»
4. 1965/02/23 TLS[x]  from Horrigan, Alfred / to James Laughlin Thank you so very much for your letter of February 18. In view of the interesting circumstances [one of seven letters copied and sent to Dwyer concerning the establishment of a literary trust for Merton - letter between James Laughlin, editor of New Directions, and Msgr. Alfred Horrigan, president of Bellarmine College] «detailed view»
5. 1965/02/25 (#01) TL[x]  from Merton to Alfred Horrigan James Laughlin sent me a copy of his recent letter to you about the literary executorship. [one of seven letters copied and sent to Dwyer concerning the establishment of a literary trust for Merton - letter between Merton and Msgr. Alfred Horrigan, president of Bellarmine College] «detailed view»
6. 1965/02/25 (#02) TL[x]  from Stone, Naomi Burton / to James Laughlin Very good to here from you and I agree completely with you and your attitude towards Monsignor [one of seven letters copied and sent to Dwyer concerning the establishment of a literary trust for Merton - letter between James Laughlin, editor of New Directions, and Naomi Burton Stone, Merton's literary agent] «detailed view»
7. 1965/03/08 TLS[x]  from Laughlin, James / to Naomi Burton Stone Thank you so much for your fine long letter of February 25th about Tom's affairs. Your ideas [one of seven letters copied and sent to Dwyer concerning the establishment of a literary trust for Merton - letter between James Laughlin, editor of New Directions, and Naomi Burton Stone, Merton's literary agent] «detailed view»
8. 1965/03/11 TAL[x] from Stone, Naomi Burton Did your father speak to you about your possibly agreeing to serve with J. Laughlin of New «detailed view»
9. 1965/03/26 TL[x] to Stone, Naomi Burton I am returning herewith the Thomas Merton correspondence which you left with me last week. «detailed view»
10. 1965/03/30 TALS[x] from Stone, Naomi Burton Many thanks for your letter of March 26th and I will get in touch with J. Laughlin and we'll try to «detailed view»
11. 1965/03/31 TL[x] to Stone, Naomi Burton Thank you for your letter of March 30th. If the senior Dwyer learns that I am accidentally mailing «detailed view»
12. 1965/04/22 TL[c] to Laughlin, James Yesterday I received the Merton books which you were kind enough to send to me and I am delighted «detailed view»
13. 1965/04/26 TL[x] to Laughlin, James I acknowledge receipt of and thank you for EMBLEMS OF A SEASON OF FURY and ORIGINAL CHILD «detailed view»
14. 1965/05/21 (#01) TLS[x] from Stone, Naomi Burton I don't believe that I sent you a copy of the letter I received from Thomas Merton that he wrote [encloses letter of 1965/05/03 from Merton to Stone and a mailing list of people to whom his mimeographs are sent - copies are quite faded] «detailed view»
15. 1965/05/21 (#02) TL[x]  from Merton to Stone, Naomi Burton This is a quick answer to your of April 28th, and I am making a copy for J. whom I expect here this [enclosed with letter of 1965/05/21 from Stone] «detailed view»
16. 1965/05/21 (#03) other  from Merton to Stone, Naomi Burton Mailing List: MIMEOGRAPHS [-] Bro. Antoninus 217 Laurel [enclosed with letter of 1965/05/21 from Stone - mailing list of people to whom his mimeographs are sent - copies are quite faded] «detailed view»
17. 1965/06/01 (#01) TLS[x] from Stone, Naomi Burton Here's another efficient thing from Thomas Merton; namely, a list of all the mimeographed things [encloses list of Merton's mimeographs] «detailed view»
18. 1965/06/01 (#02) other  from Merton to Naomi Burton Stone Partial Check-list of Stencils: Father Louis - May 1965 [-] 1.Cistercian Theology-St Bernard [photocopy of a list of Merton's mimeographs with his annotations] «detailed view»
19. 1965/06/14 TALS[x] from Gramatky, Linda I'm enclosing herewith two binders from Sister Therese which are catalogues of Father Louis's work. [Linda Gramatky was secretary to Naomi Burton Stone] «detailed view»
20. 1965/06/22 TALS[x] from Stone, Naomi Burton I thought you'd like to know that our boy, Merton, has now got both of the Abbot's secretaries «detailed view»
21. 1965/07/21 TLS[x] from Stone, Naomi Burton I'm enclosing a whole bunch of contracts that the little monks have been busily thermofaxing for you «detailed view»
22. 1965/07/22 TL[x] to Stone, Naomi Burton I am receiving great stacks of materials from you and promise to do my best to digest them. «detailed view»
23. 1965/11/04? HNS from Laughlin, James Bellarmine - Father John Loftus. Merton dumped stuff with him. Policy - who have access for study [telephone memo taken by Dwyer's secretary - also photocopied in a business card from Laughlin with a note about whether Merton's Way of Chuang Tzu had been sent to Dwyer] «detailed view»
24. 1965/11/09 (#01) TALS[x] from Stone, Naomi Burton Because we just signed a contract with the Abbey of Gethsemani for a book by Thomas Merton, [encloses list Merton compiled of his books to that time] «detailed view»
25. 1965/11/09 (#02) TALS[x] from Stone, Naomi Burton Because we just signed a contract with the Abbey of Gethsemani for a book by Thomas Merton, [encloses list Merton compiled of his books to that time - photocopy includes Merton's annotations with asterisks next to books he wanted to omit from future published lists of his works including Exile Ends in Glory, What Are These Wounds, The Last of the Fathers and The Behavior of Titans] «detailed view»
26. 1965/12/06 TLS[x]  from Laughlin, James / to Alfred Horrigan Please forgive my delay in getting back to you after your kind telephone call. This seems to have «detailed view»

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