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Merton's Correspondence with:

Fr. Columba Halsey; Fr. Halsey

Halsey, Columba, Fr., O.S.B.  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1964
Volume: 5 item(s); 7 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Fr. Columba Halsey was a Benedictine monk of St. Maur's Priory in South Union, Kentucky. The monastery was unique in the United States as having been established as a racially integrated community when it was founded in 1947 on the grounds of a Shaker village.

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Related Information and Links

See also published letters from Merton to Halsey in The School of Charity, pp. 240, 248-249.

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. 1964/05/14 TL[c] from Merton Sorry for the delay in answering your letter. I have had quite a few reactions to my statement «detailed view»
2. 1964/09/27 TL[c] from Merton Probably the best thing for you to do would be to get in contact with the men at our monastery «detailed view»
3. 1964/09/30 TALS to Merton You don't know how grateful I am for your letter, and for the articles which arrived in to-day's «detailed view»
4. 1964/10/29 TL[c] from Merton Many thanks for your good letter. I mean to send along mimeographs of what I had to say «detailed view»
5. 1964/11/03 TALS to Merton I am very grateful to you for your letter, and for the article enclosed in it - all I can say is, «detailed view»

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