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Merton's Correspondence with:

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis; Jacqueline Kennedy; Jackie Kennedy; Kennedy, Jackie

Kennedy, Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, 1929-  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1963, 1967
Volume: 2 item(s); 3 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Jacqueline Kennedy was married to President John F. Kennedy. Merton writes to Jacqueline Kennedy after the President's assassination.

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Related Information and Links

See also published letters from Merton to Jacqueline Kennedy in The Hidden Ground of Love, pp. 449-450.

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. 1963/11/27 TAL[c] from Merton Thinking that one more letter might be a burden to you I refrained from writing, though instinct [4 copies - seemingly same text but typed differently] «detailed view»
2. 1966/12/08 TL[x] from Ferry, W. H. Father Richard McSorley encourages me to write to you directly with the following suggestion, which [from Wilbur H. Ferry to Jacqueline Kennedy - carbon copies sent to Fr. Richard McSorley, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Ira Sandperl, and Fr. Daniel Berrigan - see "Ferry, Wilbur Hugh" file for hard copy of the letter] «detailed view»

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