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Merton's Correspondence with:

Fr. Philip George Caraman; Fr. Philip Caraman

Caraman, Philip George, Fr., S.J., 1911-1998  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1949, 2003
Volume: 4 item(s); 6 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Fr. Philip Caraman was a Jesuit priest and editor of The Month, a magazine published by the Society of Jesus (Jesuit Order) in London. The sub-editor was Fr. Deryck Hanshell, another correspondent of Merton's.

Usage Guidelines and Restrictions

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For the originals of the letter from 1949, please contact the Archives of the British Province of the Society of Jesus (ABSI), and reference file number 48/15/9, The Month magazine.

Related Information and Links

See also "Hanshell, Deryck" file; see also June Rockett's biography of Caraman with selections of Merton's correspondence with Fr. Deryck Hanshell, A Gentle Jesuit.

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. 1949/10/18? TLS[x] from Merton I am sorry to have taken some time to reply to your letter of Sept. 24th but you will understand. «detailed view»
2. 2003/11/05 (#01) TLS to Center from Rockett, June Following correspondence between myself and Anne McCormick of the Merton Legacy Trust, she has permission by Legacy Trust to use Merton letters to Philip Caraman at Jesuit magazine The Month «detailed view»
3. 2003/11/05 (#02) TL[c]  from Rockett, June / to Anne McCormick Biography - Fr Philip Caraman S.J., (Merton Letters) I apologize for taking so long «detailed view»
4. 2003/11/05 (#03) other to Center from Rockett, June Recognizing the monk's importance as a Catholic writer, excerpts from Rockett's book which include Merton's letters to Philip Caraman's assistant editor, Fr. Deryck Hanshell, S.J. «detailed view»

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