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Merton's Correspondence with:

Jonathan Edward Greene; Jonathan Greene; Jonathan E. Greene

Greene, Jonathan Edward, 1943-  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1967-1968, 1971
Volume: 23 item(s); 26 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

Jonathan Greene was born in New York, but has spent most of his career living in Kentucky as a poet, author, publisher and free-lance designer. While corresponding with Merton, he was a designer for University of Kentucky Press in Lexington. He was the founder of Gnomon Press. He currently lives on a farm near Frankfort, Kentucky.

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Related Information and Links

See also contributions to Monks Pond, pp. 17, 106 and 191.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1967/10/20 TLS to Merton I've been meaning to give you copies of my magazine since arriving in Kentucky, but have never «detailed view»
2. 1968/01/05 TLS to Merton Carolyn suggested I send you poems for a mimeo'd magazine you're starting. She also said something [labeled 1967, but Merton responds to this letter in his 1968/01/22 letter] «detailed view»
3. 1968/01/22 (#01) TLS[x] from Merton I'm really sorry to be so bad about letters. Worse than ever this month because laid up a week «detailed view»
4. 1968/01/22 (#02) TL[c] from Merton I'm really sorry to be so bad about letters. Worse than ever this month because laid up a week «detailed view»
5. 1968/01/24 TALS to Merton let this be a partial response. Must wait till later to send other work (my own and that of others) «detailed view»
6. 1968/01/29 TALS to Merton here is the batch I promised: things lying around. I could probably stir up more by letters, «detailed view»
7. 1968/01/31 (#01) TLS[x] from Merton Very many thanks for the good materials. First Hollo's Klee is just exactly what I want. «detailed view»
8. 1968/01/31 (#02) TL[c] from Merton Very many thanks for the good materials. First Hollo's Klee is just exactly what I want. «detailed view»
9. 1968/02/08 TLS to Merton have re-worked the Desnos, though not taking all your suggestions verbatim except for the 2nd line «detailed view»
10. 1968/02/26 TLS to Merton just got back late yesterday from Indiana U. where I gave a reading on Thursday and met many people «detailed view»
11. 1968/03/20 (#01) TLS[x] from Merton Thanks for letting me see the Pemble poems. I'll keep them in mind for Pond iii (Fall) «detailed view»
12. 1968/03/20 (#02) TL[c] from Merton Thanks for letting me see the Pemble poems. I'll keep them in mind for Pond iii (Fall) «detailed view»
13. 1968/05/24 TNS to Merton how was your trip? I've invited Anselm Hollo to visit the beginning of June. Will you be in? «detailed view»
14. 1968/05/31 TNS[x] from Merton Sure-- bring Anselm Hollo over. Bob Lax hopes to come about June 5, nice if we could all get «detailed view»
15. 1968/06/07 HNS[x] from Merton Hoping this gets to you. Sat. morning Lax is not here yet. Don't know when - maybe next week. «detailed view»
16. 1968/06/10 TLS to Merton quick note. As now planned Hannah and I will meet you Wednesday at 11:30 at the gate with food «detailed view»
17. 1968/06/28 TNS[x] from Merton Thanks for the card with the info on Barthes. The stuff on Char you left with me is very good. «detailed view»
18. 1968/07/29 TLS[x] from Merton Here is a sort of dark pic of you and Lax. I have another of you that looks fine on the contact [second page is a photocopy of a photograph of Jonathan Greene and Robert Lax - it is very difficult to see Lax's face in the copy and Greene is almost indistinguishable] «detailed view»
19. 1968/08/30 HLS[x] from Merton Can you please send me by return any new information for contributors notes - on yourself, John «detailed view»
20. 1968/09/03 TANS[x] from Merton Thanks for the letter and info. I have done about four Char poems if I can find them. «detailed view»
21. 1968/09/10 HCS[x] from Merton Sorry - last minute before leaving and there is just no time to type these Char poems. You can make «detailed view»
22. 1971/11/19 TLS[x] to Center from Greene, Jonathan thanks for your form letter of some time ago re: letters of Thomas Merton. Enclosed are all he «detailed view»
23. 1971/11/29 TL[x] from Center to Greene, Jonathan Thank you so much for the xerox copies of Merton's letter to you. We would very much like «detailed view»

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