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Merton's Correspondence with:

Fr. John Cuthbert Ford; Fr. John Ford; Fr. John C. Ford

Ford, John Cuthbert, Fr., S.J., 1902-1989  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1961-1962
Volume: 3 item(s); 6 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Fr. John C. Ford was a Jesuit priest writing from Washington, D.C. He was a professor at a number of universities, including Boston College and Weston College in Massachusetts. He founded the journal Theological Studies.

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Related Information and Links

See also Cold War Letters #23, published in Witness to Freedom, pp. 29-30.

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. 1961/12/18 TLS to Merton Thank you for your letter of Dec. 12th which just arrived. I will do my best to say a few words «detailed view»
2. 1962/01/no? transcript from Merton You may see an article of mine in the Commonweal these days. This too I regret to say, is a bit [Cold War Letters #23 - copy from bound set] «detailed view»
3. 1972/08/19 HLS to Center from Ford, John C. Thank you for your letter of August 7. If I have any letter to or from Thomas Merton I don't «detailed view»

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