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Merton's Correspondence with:

Robert Menchin

Menchin, Robert  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1966
Volume: 1 item(s); 1 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Robert Menchin was working on a project involving career change and asks Merton's input on the subject. While the decision to go to a monastery is somewhat different, Merton describes his vocation to the monastic life and the thoughts he went through as an aspiring writer who may have had to give up that life.

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See one published letter from Merton to Menchin in Witness to Freedom, pp. 254-255.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1966/01/15 TL[c] from Merton Your project sounds interesting, and I will try to contribute what I can in the space of a brief «detailed view»

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