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Merton's Correspondence with:

Thomas Francis Ritt; Thomas Ritt; Tom Ritt; Ritt, Tom

Ritt, Thomas Francis  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1963-1965
Volume: 5 item(s); 6 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Merton and Ritt discuss Merton preparing a statement on racism and on nuclear arms.

Biography

Thomas Francis Ritt was the Director of the Catholic Council on Civil Liberties, headquartered in Lawndale, California. It was a nonprofit organization of Catholic laity. He did a Catholic commentary for KPFK Pacifica Radio in Los Angeles.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1963/08/09 TL[c] from Merton The proposal to draft a position statement was something new and I had to give it a little thought. «detailed view»
2. 1964/09/05 (#01) TAL[c] from Merton I am glad to hear from you and especially glad to know you are hooked up with John Heidbrink and Jim «detailed view»
3. 1964/09/05 (#02) TAL[c] from Merton I am glad to hear from you and especially glad to know you are hooked up with John Heidbrink and Jim [marked "Copy - not for publication"] «detailed view»
4. 1965/06/13 TAL[c] from Merton It was good to hear from you again. I had lost track of your problems, and I see that they are «detailed view»
5. undated/07/16 TLS to Merton How encouraging to get yours of the 11th enclosing the check to help the work - and how providential «detailed view»

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