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Merton's Correspondence with:

Fr. Deryck Hanshell

Hanshell, Deryck, Fr., S.J.  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1948-1949
Volume: 9 item(s); 12 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

Fr. Deryck Hanshell was a Jesuit priest and sub-editor of The Month, a magazine published by the Society of Jesus (Jesuit Order) in London. The editor was Fr. Philip George Caraman, another correspondent of Merton's.

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For the originals of these letters, please contact the Archives of the British Province of the Society of Jesus (ABSI), and reference file number 48/15/9, The Month magazine.

Related Information and Links

See also "Caraman, Philip George" file; see also parts of Merton's correspondence with Deryck Hanshell published in June Rockett's book A Gentle Jesuit.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1948/10/08 (#01) TLS[x] from Merton Thanks very much for asking me to contribute to the new Month-- and to pray for it. [partial letter published in A Gentle Jesuit] «detailed view»
2. 1948/10/08 (#02) transcript from Merton Thanks very much for asking me to contribute to the new Month and to pray for it. I will try to do [transcript from A Gentle Jesuit of TLS to Fr. Deryck Hanshell - originals at the Jesuit Archives in London] «detailed view»
3. 1949/02/12 (#01) TLS[x] from Merton Letters like yours are no pestering at all. I believe what you say about Cambridge and that is one [partial letter published in A Gentle Jesuit] «detailed view»
4. 1949/02/12 (#02) transcript from Merton This is my first chance to say I got the first issue of the month [sic], and that it looks fine, [transcript from A Gentle Jesuit of TLS to Fr. Deryck Hanshell - originals at the Jesuit Archives in London] «detailed view»
5. 1949/04/20 (#01) TLS from Merton Thanks for your last letter. This is to say that I have not received the February or March [partial letter published in A Gentle Jesuit] «detailed view»
6. 1949/04/20 (#02) transcript from Merton A thought occurred to me about payment for the articles: you could send us books instead of money [transcript from A Gentle Jesuit of TLS to Fr. Deryck Hanshell - originals at the Jesuit Archives in London] «detailed view»
7. 1949/06/26 (#01) TLS[x] from Merton Many thanks for the books, consignments of which have been coming in. So far we have two packets [partial letter published in A Gentle Jesuit] «detailed view»
8. 1949/06/26 (#02) transcript from Merton Many thanks for the books, consignments of which have been coming in. So far we have two packets [transcript from A Gentle Jesuit of TLS to Fr. Deryck Hanshell - originals at the Jesuit Archives in London] «detailed view»
9. undated/no/no other from Merton From the Legend of Saint Clement. [-] I have seen the sun [-] Spilling its copper petals «detailed view»

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