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Merton's Correspondence with:

Larry Murphy

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1963-1966
Volume: 3 item(s); 4 pg(s)

Scope and Content

There are no extant letters from Murphy to Merton; however, in Merton's replies, he discusses the politics of war, nuclear weapons, the idea of "Just War", and whether is possible to conduct a humane war.


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Related Information and Links

See also published letters from Merton to Mueller in Witness to Freedom, pp. 100-102.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1963/11/21 TL[c] from Merton Thanks for your long letter of October 22. Thanks too for the Monthly Review and for writing «detailed view»
2. 1964/11/05 TL[c] from Merton When I signed that statement I did not realize it would mean an increase in fan mail: some of it «detailed view»
3. 1966/08/28 TL[c] from Merton I have your interesting letter and notes on war and on your hope for humanizing modern methods «detailed view»

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