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Merton's Correspondence with:

Archbishop Robert Joseph Dwyer, Bishop Robert J. Dwyer, Bishop Dwyer, Robert J., Bishop

Dwyer, Robert Joseph, Archbishop, 1908-1976  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1959
Volume: 3 item(s); 4 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Merton inquires about finding a place of hermitage in Bishop Dwyer's diocese in Nevada.


The Most Reverend Robert J. Dwyer was Bishop of Reno, Nevada, at the time of correspondence with Merton. He later became the Archbishop of Portland, Oregon.

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Related Information and Links

See also one published letter from Merton to Bishop Dwyer in Witness to Freedom, pp. 202-203, 205.

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. 1959/06/06 TAL[c] from Merton I am surrounding this delicate matter with certain precautions because I would like to keep it [verso: "Reno" written in pen in Merton's hand] «detailed view»
2. 1959/07/14 TLS to Merton I am just back from my ad limina to Rome plus a rather extended visit, my first, to Europe. «detailed view»
3. 1959/09/01 TL[c] from Merton It has taken me a long time to acknowledge your very kind letter of July 14th. «detailed view»

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