The Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University

Advanced Search 

Merton's Correspondence with:

Fr. Anastasius Fettig

Fettig, Anastasius, Fr., O.C.S.O.  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1967
Volume: 2 item(s); 3 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Fr. Anastasius Fettig was Prior at Gethsemani at the time of this correspondence. He was reacting to the negative response among some about Merton's pamphlet he distributed before the 1968 abbatial election, "My Campaign Platform for Non-Abbot and Permanent Keeper of Present Doghouse".

Usage Guidelines and Restrictions

Please click here for general restrictions concerning Merton's correspondence.

Related Information and Links

See one published letter from Merton to the Gethsemani community, entitled "My Campaign Platform for Non-Abbot and Permanent Keeper of Present Doghouse", in The School of Charity, pp. 356-357.

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. 1967/12/no (#01) HLS to Merton Not a few have been knocking on my door in reference to your latest sally called "My Campaign [see Section E.1 of the classification under "My campaign platform for non-Abbot and permanent keeper of present doghouse" for a carbon and annotated mimeograph of this statement] «detailed view»
2. 1967/12/no (#02) TN[c] from Merton I have read your note with some surprise. It is true that my leaflet was unnecessarily flippant, «detailed view»

Printer-Friendly Version   Return to the Top of the Page