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Merton's Correspondence with:

Robert Zmuda

Zmuda, Robert, 1950-  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1967
Volume: 5 item(s); 17 pg(s)

Scope and Content


At the time of writing to Merton, Robert Zmuda was an 18 year old student from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He sent some poems, one of which Merton published in Monks Pond. After graduation from high school, he planned to go into Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA).

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Related Information and Links

See also the "Corbin, Martin" file; and see also contributions to Monks Pond, Volume 2.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
 y/m/dMerton Scan ✉ 
1. 1967/04/16 (#01) TLS to Merton Hope you are out of the hospital, and your health has returned. Thanks for the note- you made me «detailed view»
2. 1967/04/16 (#02) other   THE INTERNATIONAL POETRY FORUM Presents MARK VAN DOREN In THE FIRST ANNUAL INSTITUTE «detailed view»
3. 1967/04/16 (#03) HLS from Corbin, Martin Although I was impressed by the quality of your poem and might have used it if I had received it in [from Martin J. Corbin of the Catholic Worker of Tivoli, New York, to Zmuda - originally written on 1967/03/31 and forwarded to Merton] «detailed view»
4. undated/no/no other to Merton SPRING [-] Soft off [-] In the lemon hills [-] And patches of snow [-] Young bulls [-] Low like [13 poems by Zmuda sent to Merton] «detailed view»
5. undated/no/no HLS to Merton Thank you for looking over my poetry -- considering and accepting one for your magazine. «detailed view»

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