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Merton's Correspondence with:

Elsa Engländer; Elsa Englander; Englander, Elsa

Engländer, Elsa  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1959-1966, 1971-1973
Volume: 41 item(s); 57 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

Elsa Engländer was author of the 1958 book, In sehr grosser Freude. She writes from Linz, Austria.

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Related Information and Links

See also Cold War Letters #28 and #106 (#105 in some sets) published in Witness to Freedom, pp. 32 and 66-67; and see also the "Zahn, Gordon" file.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1959/01/19 (#01) transcript from Merton Greetings and best wishes for the new year. Many thanks for the beautiful books which you sent. [message by Merton was sent with a statue of St. Benedict - retyped copy (by Engländer?) with replicated signatures and the following three letters: 1959/01/19, 1959/01/19?, and 1964/02/07] «detailed view»
2. 1959/01/19 (#02) transcript from Merton Thank you so much for everingthings specially [sic] for the latest Missionskalender. [retyped copy (by Engländer?) with replicated signatures and the following three letters: 1959/01/19, 1959/01/19?, and 1964/02/07] «detailed view»
3. 1962/02/04 (#01) TLS from Merton I was happy to hear from you again and have very much enjoyed the beautiful book of Austrian «detailed view»
4. 1962/02/04 (#02) transcript from Merton I was happy to hear from you again and have very much enjoyed the beautiful book of Austrian [Cold War Letters #28 - copy from bound set of letters] «detailed view»
5. 1962/05/07 HLS from Merton Your letter of Palm Sunday only reached me this morning. Many thanks for your interest «detailed view»
6. 1962/05/09 HLS from Merton Here are two articles which may be translated, or perhaps you would prefer simply to take the best «detailed view»
7. 1962/09/30 (#01) TLS from Merton I hope you are patient with my defects as a correspondent. I was glad to get your letter, sorry you «detailed view»
8. 1962/09/30 (#02) TAL[c] from Merton I hope you are patient with my defects as a correspondent. I was glad to get your letter, sorry you «detailed view»
9. 1962/09/30 (#03) transcript from Merton I hope you are patient with with [sic] my defects as a correspondent. I was glad to get your [retyped copy (by Engländer?) with replicated signatures and the following two letters: 1962/09/30 and 1962/05/09] «detailed view»
10. 1962/09/30 (#04) transcript from Merton I hope you are patient with my defects as a correspondent. I was glad to get your letter, sorry you [Cold War Letters #106 (#105 in some sets) - copy from bound set of letters] «detailed view»
11. 1962/12/19 (#01) TLS from Merton I have so many things to thank you for I do not know where to begin. First of all thanks for the «detailed view»
12. 1962/12/19 (#02) transcript from Merton I have so many things to thank you for I do not know where to begin. First of all thanks for the [retyped copy (by Engländer?) with replicated signature] «detailed view»
13. 1963/01/29 TLS from Merton Thank you fortaking [sic] so much trouble about my questions. Your answers are amply satisfactory «detailed view»
14. 1963/12/17 TLS to Merton Hoffentlich kommen meine Weihnachteswünsche zum hohen Fest zurecht. Ich schreibe aus Kärnten «detailed view»
15. 1964/02/07 (#01) TLS from Merton Thanks very much for your Christmas letter with all its news. We had a lot of snow too, so I felt «detailed view»
16. 1964/02/07 (#02) TAL[c] from Merton Thanks very much for your Christmas letter with all its news. We had a lot of snow too, so I felt «detailed view»
17. 1964/02/07 (#03) transcript from Merton Thanks very much for your Christmas letter with all its news. We had a lot of snow too, so I felt [retyped copy (by Engländer?) with replicated signatures and the following three letters: 1959/01/19, 1959/01/19?, and 1964/02/07] «detailed view»
18. 1964/08/05 TLS to Merton Danke sehr für Ihr Schreiben und die Zusage für die Zunkunft. Ich habe den Inhalt nach Innsbruck «detailed view»
19. 1964/08/10 (#01) TLS from Merton I owe you two letters and many thanks for the things you have sent. Forgive me for such delay. «detailed view»
20. 1964/08/10 (#02) TL[c] from Merton I owe you two letters and many thanks for the things you have sent. Forgive me for such delay. «detailed view»
21. 1964/08/10 (#03) transcript from Merton I owe you two letters and many thanls [sic] for teh [sic] things you have send [sic]. [retyped copy (by Engländer?) with replicated signature] «detailed view»
22. 1965/01/02 transcript from Merton Your letter and the bookon [sic] P. Buchholz arrived today and I wanz [sic] to thank you far this [retyped copy (by Engländer?)] «detailed view»
23. 1965/01/02 (#01) TALS from Merton Your letter and the book on P. Buchholz arrived today and I want to thank you for this and for all «detailed view»
24. 1965/01/02 (#02) TAL[c] from Merton Your letter and the book on P. Buchholz arrived today and I want to thank you for this and for all «detailed view»
25. 1965/04/13 (#01) HPCS  from Zahn, Gordon to Merton Greetings from Linz-- a very pleasant meeting with Fraulein Englander [postcard message to Merton shared with another by Engländer - see next record - verso: painting of "The Entry into Jerusalem" at Maria Laach in Germany] «detailed view»
26. 1965/04/13 (#02) HPCS to Merton [postcard message to Merton shared with another by Gordon Zahn - see previous record - verso: painting of "The Entry into Jerusalem" at Maria Laach in Germany] «detailed view»
27. 1965/12/08 (#01) TL[c] from Merton This is Our Lady's Feast and I take this occasion to write you a note, not an adequate response, «detailed view»
28. 1965/12/08 (#02) transcript from Merton This is Our Lady's Feast and I take this occasion to write you a note, not an adequate response, [retyped copy (by Engländer?) with replicated signature] «detailed view»
29. 1966/01/01 (#01) TLS from Merton Many thanks for your letter of Dec. 22. I hope you enjoyed your Christmas in the mountains. «detailed view»
30. 1966/01/01 (#02) TL[c] from Merton Many thanks for your letter of Dec. 22. I hope you enjoyed your Christmas in the mountains. «detailed view»
31. 1966/01/01 (#03) transcript from Merton Many thanks for your letter of Dez. [sic] 22. I hope you enjoyed your Christmas in the mountains. [retyped copy (by Engländer?) with replicated signature] «detailed view»
32. 1966/11/07 TLS to Merton Es geht nicht anders, ich muss Ihre Einsamkeit stören. Es handelt sich um Folgendes. Der Oesterr. «detailed view»
33. 1966/11/16 transcript from Merton I am delightes [sic] to hear the "Angels" are on the radio. By all means, whatever they pay should [retyped copy (by Engländer?) with replicated signature] «detailed view»
34. 1966/12/22 TALS to Merton Diese Zeilen werden Sie wohl erst im Neuen Jahr erreichen, aber ein herzliches Gedeneen «detailed view»
35. 1971/04/25 TLS[x] to Center from Engländer, Elsa According to your desire I am sending you copies of Thomas Merton's letters. In case I shall find «detailed view»
36. 1971/06/21 TL[x] from Center to Engländer, Elsa Please accept my apology for being so long in answering your kind donation of letters you have given «detailed view»
37. 1972/11/24 TLS[x] to Center from Engländer, Elsa In reply to your letter of Aug. I want to inform you that I already sent you all copies of my «detailed view»
38. 1973/01/19 TL[x] from Center to Engländer, Elsa We do have copies of your correspondence with Thomas Merton which you were so gracious as to send us «detailed view»
39. 1973/07/03 TL[x] from Center to Engländer, Elsa Your contribution of the originals of your correspondence with Fr. Thomas Merton is greatly «detailed view»
40. undated/no/no transcript to Center from Engländer, Elsa In books he send me : Monastic Peace " To Else [sic] E. with best wishes and blessings in union [retyped copy (by Engländer?) with replicated signatures and the following two letters: 1959/01/19 and 1962/05/09; also contains a list of books sent to Engländer with a transcript of the note he wrote inside each one] «detailed view»
41. undated/no/no HPCS to Merton Ursulinau Kloster Linz v. Prof. Thorak, er [verso: statue "Sterbende Ursula"] «detailed view»

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