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Merton's Correspondence with:

Anthony L. Bannon; Anthony Bannon

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1966
Volume: 2 item(s); 3 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Bannon solicits from Merton his remembrances of St. Bonaventure University and its faculty and staff. Merton's lengthy response, naming many of his dearest priestly and lay professors, is included in the article "Thomas Merton: A Growing Legend at St. Bonaventure," Magnificat 11 (March 1966), pp. 3-4 (Source: The Road to Joy, p. 297.)


Anthony L. Bannon was an editorial staff writer for Magnificat, the newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, New York.

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Related Information and Links

See also one published letter from Merton to Bannon in The Road to Joy, p. 297; and in Witness to Freedom, p. 162 (same letter as in The Road to Joy).

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1. 1966/02/07 TLS to Merton In the March Art Supplement of the Magnificat, Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo weekly articles on St. Bonaventure University / Rev. Irenaeus Herscher, O.F.M. / asks for Merton's recollections of St. Bonaventure University and faculty/staff «detailed view»
2. 1966/02/12 TL[c] from Merton First of all if you want material about me, there was an article in the Louisville Courier Journal memories of St. Bonaventure's / life with the friars / discussion of priests and lay professors whom he fondly remembers / St. Francis «detailed view»

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