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Merton's Correspondence with:

Fr. Joseph Vann

Vann, Joseph, Fr., O.F.M., 1907-  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1940
Volume: 1 item(s); 2 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Merton met Fr. Joseph Vann while Vann was teaching at Columbia University in New York. He writes to Vann at Siena College.


Fr. Joseph Vann was a Franciscan friar and one of the founding fathers of St. Bernardine of Siena College in Loudonville, New York, an extension of St. Bonaventure College.

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See also one published letter from Merton to Vann in The Road to Joy, pp. 293-294.

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
 y/m/dMerton Scan ✉ 
1. 1940/09/19 TLS[x] from Merton I guess you probably heard that something turned up that prevented me from going in to the novitiate «detailed view»

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