Robert Giroux Collection of Photographs

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Robert Giroux Collection of Photographs


Cistercian monasteries


Photographs to be used in some of Thomas Merton's books published by Harcourt Brace and edited by Robert Giroux, including The Seven Storey Mountain and The Waters of Siloe. The photographs were not by Thomas Merton, and no photographer is cited. The orignals are prints except the last nine with an "n" in its call number.


Donated by Robert Giroux in December 2001.


Circa late 1940's.


© The Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University.


Thomas Merton Collection Sub-Section F.4 (Photographs by Other Photographers) - Robert Giroux Collection.

Collection Items

RG2001-12-27 - Giroux Photograph Collection
A cropped version of this photograph was used in Merton's book, The Waters of Siloe. Abbey of Our Lady of the Holy Trinity (active 1947-2017): rounded roof structure in flat valley, trees in distance with snow-capped mountains in background. On back:…

RG2001-12-10 - Giroux Photograph Collection
Abbey of Gethsemani: tall grass in foreground, wooden fence and big tree on right, water tower partially obscured by tree, pre-1966 steeple to left of center.
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