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Vann, Joseph, Fr., O.F.M., 1907-

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Record Group: Section A - Correspondence

Dates of materials: 1940

Volume: 1 item(s); 2 pg(s)

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Merton met Fr. Joseph Vann while Vann was teaching at Columbia University in New York. He writes to Vann at Siena College.


Fr. Joseph Vann was a Franciscan friar and one of the founding fathers of St. Bernardine of Siena College in Loudonville, New York, an extension of St. Bonaventure College.

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See also one published letter from Merton to Vann in The Road to Joy, pp. 293-294.

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SeriesDateTypeTo/FromFirst LinesPubFull TextNotes
 1940/09/19 TLS[x]from MertonI guess you probably heard that something turned up that prevented me from going in to the novitiateYes  

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