Thomas Merton Center

Manuscripts in Sub-Section C.3:

Geography of Lograire, The

Item 1 - 

First Lines:  The Geography of Lograire Prologue: The Unending Description 1 - Long note one wood thrush hear

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Typescript with holograph corrections

Date:  no-month no-day, no-year

Number of pages:  5

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Contains Merton's corrections. Early draft of the prologue titled here, "The Unending Description," later renamed "The Endless Inscription." Also published in Monks Pond. See "Unending description" in Section E.2 for other drafts.

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (file box)

Item 2 - 

First Lines:  THE GEOGRAPHY OF LOGRAIRE NOTE. This is a purely tentative first draft of a longer work

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Xerograph of typescript with holograph corrections

Date:  June no-day, 1968

Number of pages:  88

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Photocopy of first draft kept by Tommie O'Callaghan.

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (file box)

Item 3 - 

First Lines:  Geography of Lograire NORTH. 1 Top the burnt funnel house with watching eyes. Pointed otherside

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Typescript carbon

Date:  no-month no-day, no-year

Number of pages:  6

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Draft of "North" section of poem.

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (file box)

Item 4 - 

First Lines:  8 West street. Change. Ring Cincinnati. Wake daycolor. Neosubstance comes to life in hospital.

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Typescript, typescript carbon, and holograph with holograph corrections

Date:  no-month no-day, no-year

Number of pages:  162

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Sections of the completed work with many gaps and duplicates; however, original typescripts and carbon copies with Merton's holograph corrections. Compiled by Br. Patrick Hart with his notes concerning gaps and sequence.

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (file box)

Item 5 - 

First Lines:  Merton acknowledgment - Lograire Note - "Tibud Maclay," a section of The Geography of Lograire

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Typescript with holograph corrections

Date:  no-month no-day, no-year

Number of pages:  8

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Contains acknowledgments and a list of acknowledgments missing from the book.

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (file box)

Item 6 - 

First Lines:  Merton acknowledgment - Lograire Note - "Tibud Maclay," a section of The Geography of Lograire

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Typescript, mimeograph, and holograph

Date:  no-month no-day, no-year

Number of pages:  13

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Book's title page first draft; double-sided mimeograph of essay, "The Sacred City;" and holograph notations by Merton.

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (file box)

Item 7 - 

First Lines:  Dear J, I've been very negligent about writing, with no excuses to offer except

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Typescript correspondence

Date:  April 10, 1969

Number of pages:  1

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Letter from Br. Patrick Hart of Gethsemani Abbey to James Laughlin of New Directions Publishing.

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (file box)

Item 8 - 

First Lines:  KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS A Anthropos. Mödling/Wien. AA American Anthropologist. Washington,

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Xerograph of printed material

Date:  no-month no-day, no-year

Number of pages:  13

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (file box)

Item 9 - 

First Lines:  THE SHOSHONEANS (For the Catholic Worker) By Thomas Merton May 1967 THE SHOSHONEANS

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Typescript carbon and xerograph of printed materials

Date:  no-month no-day, no-year

Number of pages:  12

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Carbon copy of Merton's "The Shoshoneans" and photocopied pages from the appendix of a book on the John Frum Movement.

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (file box)

Item 10 - 

First Lines:  Murdock, George Peter. Ethnographic Bibliography of North America. Human Relations

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Xerograph of printed materials

Date:  no-month no-day, no-year

Number of pages:  6

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Photocopy of book containing a map of locations of Native American tribes in the Great Plains, and a bibliography of books on the Teton (Lakota) tribe.

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (file box)

Item 11 - 

First Lines:  This is a purely tentative first draft of a longer work in progress, in which there are, necessarily

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Typescript with holograph corrections

Date:  no-month no-day, no-year

Number of pages:  143

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Printer's copy - one correction on page one by Merton - most others seem to be printer's corrections.

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (file box)

Item 12 - 

First Lines:  THE GEOGRAPHY OF LOGRAIRE NOTE This is a purely tentative first draft of a longer work in progress

Sub-Type:  Manuscript

Draft:  1st

Copy Type:  Typescript carbon, typescript correspondence, and holograph note

Date:  no-month no-day, no-year

Number of pages:  28

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  

Location:  Archive - Stack 3 (file box)