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Merton's Correspondence with:

Susan Neer

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Descriptive Summary

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

Scope and Content


Susan Neer was a high school student from Saint Ann, Missouri. Her father tells her that statements about racism in the South by John Howard Griffin are exaggerated, and she asks Merton's opinion.

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Related Information and Links

See also published letters from Thomas Merton to "Aunt Kit" in The Road to Joy, pp.329-330.

Series List

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

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1963/12/12 HLS to Merton Last week-end I attended a lecture given by Dr. Griffin who wrote the book Black Like Me «detailed view»
2. 1963/12/22 TL[c] from Merton To the best of my knowledge the story about Clyde Kennard is true, and I believe everyone is more «detailed view»

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