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Merton's Correspondence with:

Ron Seitz

Seitz, Ron, 1935-  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1968
Volume: 6 item(s); 13 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Ron Seitz is a poet, author and essayist and a former professor of creative writing at University of Louisville and Bellarmine University. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky, but traveled extensively as a young man and took a variety of different jobs before returning to Louisville.

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Related Information and Links

See also contributions to Monks Pond, pp. 103, 164, 326; and see also the "Stone, Naomi Burton" file.

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. 1968/01/29 TL[c] from Merton Thanks much for poems. They are very good ones. Maybe I am prejudiced because I read them sitting «detailed view»
2. 1968/02/07 TLS to Merton Thanks for liking my poems. Was surprised as hell. I still think you musta had 4 or 5 cold ones «detailed view»
3. 1968/03/08 TLS to Merton so skipped this morning the teachin (all that talk, the noise of it chilling) & lit «detailed view»
4. 1968/06/26 TALS to Merton Just a short note Tom to thank you for my poem in POND #2 & also thank you for meeting beautiful «detailed view»
5. 1968/06/26 (#01) TALS to Merton Just a short note Tome to thank you for my poem in POND #2 & also thank you for meeting «detailed view»
6. 1968/06/26 (#02) other to Merton REQUIEM [-] for Pop Seitz my grandfather [-] to begin-- [-] a dingdong bloom of bells [3 poems by Seitz sent to Merton: "for Pop Seitz my grandfather", "HAPPENING for Dick Sisto", and "POET THIS MORNING"] «detailed view»

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