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Merton's Correspondence with:

Charles Cameron

Cameron, Charles, 1944-  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1964
Volume: 2 item(s); 2 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Charles Cameron was a 20-year-old student from Christ Church College in Oxford England. (Source: The Road to Joy, p. 333.)

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Related Information and Links

See published letter from Merton to Cameron in The Road to Joy, pp. 333-334.

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. 1964/11/29 TL[c] from Merton It is good to get letters like yours but bad because I can't answer them most of the time but thanks "contact with the human race" - good or bad / poets Merton likes - Stevie Smith and Peter Levi, SJ / on being a "dervish" / Milesford Review / Merton's picture of Br. Antoninus "touching water" / politics - A. J. Muste and people from Liberatio / "I promise you a difficult time with all popery" / no opinion on Second Vatican Council «detailed view»
2. 1964/11/no? TLS to Merton i read your letter to el corno emplumado (why isnt it cuerno ?) of april 64 and am a dervish [sic] Cameron is a "dervish full of ruah" after reading Merton's "Message to Poets" / "how many zany monks are there at large in the church now ?" - Brother Antoninus, Silvester Houedard of Prinknash Abbey / Martin Luther King, Jr. / Gerard Manley Hopkins «detailed view»

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