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Merton's Correspondence with:

Fr. Thomas Plassmann

Plassmann, Thomas, Fr., O.F.M., 1879-1959  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1945
Volume: 1 item(s); 1 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Merton explains to Fr. Plassmann that his Trappist lifestyle does not allow him to write a textbook as asked, but that he would send a collection of the poems he had written. He suggests asking Robert Lax to write the book.


Fr. Thomas Plassmann was a Franciscan priest and President of St. Bonaventure College in New York.

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Related Information and Links

See also one published letter from Merton to Plassmann in The Road to Joy, pp. 294-295.

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1. 1945/07/23 TALS[c] from Merton It was indeed a pleasure to get your letter, and to hear from St Bonaventure where I spent such «detailed view»

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