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Merton's Correspondence with:

Thomas Garden Barnes; Thomas G. Barnes; Thomas Barnes; Barnes, Thomas G.; Tom Barnes; Barnes, Tom

Barnes, Thomas Garden, 1930-  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1965, 1967
Volume: 3 item(s); 4 pg(s)

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See also "Deane, Edwin" file for a recommendation letter Fr. Deane sought from Merton for Barnes.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
 y/m/dMerton Scan ✉ 
1. 1965/06/25 TL[c] from Merton It was good to hear from you again. I am glad you have done so well in school, and especially glad thinking of religious life again / recommendation for Franciscans / current winds of change in religious life, also confusion / new foundation in Norway «detailed view»
2. 1967/12/04 TLS to Merton The grace of Christ be with you in abundance this Christmas. You know how much I truly desire this "unfortunate situation" at Duns Scotus and former Friar Ross Greenwell, now Robert Greenwell / asking for a lecture at St. Louis University on self-deception or Vietnam / life after the Franciscans / action vs. contemplation «detailed view»
3. 1967/12/16 TL[c] from Merton Thanks for your letter. It shows that you are finding your way confidently and I am sure you will refusal of this lecture and necessity of refusing many others «detailed view»

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