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Jim Forest papers regarding Thomas Merton.

Author: Thomas Merton; Jim Forest
Publisher: 1915-1996, bulk 1962-1980.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Summary:
These papers document the friendship and scholarly relationship between Catholic authors Jim Forest and Thomas Merton. The papers contain Merton's correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs, many of which he supplied to Forest as sources for his biographies. Forest's papers also include his own manuscripts, most on Merton or their mutual friend Dorothy Day, correspondence with others regarding Merton, and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Manuscripts
Records and correspondence
Sources
Correspondence
Named Person: Thomas Merton; Jim Forest; Dorothy Day; Jim Forest; Dorothy Day; Jim Forest; Thomas Merton
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Merton; Jim Forest
Language Note: In English and German.
OCLC Number: 31958298
Description: 2 linear ft. (6 boxes)
Other Titles: James Forest - Thomas Merton collection

Abstract:

These papers document the friendship and scholarly relationship between Catholic authors Jim Forest and Thomas Merton. The papers contain Merton's correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs, many of which he supplied to Forest as sources for his biographies. Forest's papers also include his own manuscripts, most on Merton or their mutual friend Dorothy Day, correspondence with others regarding Merton, and a recording of a lecture he gave on Merton.
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