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Merton's Correspondence with:

Dom Albert, O.C.S.O.; Prior Albert of Caldey

Derzelle, Albert, Dom, O.C.S.O. (Prior of Caldey)  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1952
Volume: 1 item(s); 2 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Dom Albert Derzelle was Prior of Caldey, a Trappist monastery on Caldey Island off of Wales.

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See published letters from Merton to Derzelle in The School of Charity, pp. 45-47.

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1. 1952/10/16 TL[c] from Merton I had delayed for some time in writing to you since I thought perhaps a letter from you might be on problem of Sign of Jonas going to print and advertisement before getting Dom Albert's approval as censor - asks permission to continue with publication and retaining as a journal / Merton states, "the whole idea of a Journal has always appeared to me as an indecency-- although I enjoyed writing it" «detailed view»

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