Thomas Merton Correspondence with Thomas Cornell

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Title

Thomas Merton Correspondence with Thomas Cornell

Subject

Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968--Correspondence

Description

This group of letters documents an important connection Merton had with someone deeply involved in the peace movement, non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War, and in counseling conscientious objectors. Included are original letters from Cornell to Merton and carbon copies of letters from Merton to Cornell.

Tom Cornell was active in the Catholic Worker Movement since Merton's contact with him in the 1960's and currently lives on a Catholic Worker farm. He was a founding member of the Catholic Peace Fellowship (CPF). He was a friend and associate of Dorothy Day and Jim Forest.

Source

Thomas Merton Correspondence

Date

1962-1967

Contributor

Cornell, Thomas Charles, 1934-

Rights

Copyright The Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University. All rights reserved.
Photographs copyright of the Merton Legacy Trust. Not to be used without written permission

Relation

See also "Day, Dorothy" and "Forest, James" files; and see also A Penny a Copy: Readings from the Catholic Worker, edited by Thomas C. Cornell and James H. Forest.

Format

Text

Language

English

Identifier

Section A - Correspondence

Collection Items

Letter from Thomas C. Cornell to Thomas Merton. 1962 November 2
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter to Merton discussing recent works by Merton, and provides an update about…

Letter from Thomas C. Cornell to Thomas Merton. 1962 December 11
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter to Merton discussing articles, including some writings by Dorothy Day…

Letter from Thomas C. Cornell to Thomas Merton. 1965 November 22
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter to Merton regarding Vietnam and burning draft cards, pg. 1

Letter from Thomas C. Cornell to Thomas Merton. 1965 November 22
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter to Merton regarding Vietnam and burning draft cards, pg. 2

Letter to Thomas Merton from Thomas C. Cornell. 1966 January 17
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter to Merton regarding the organization of a conference on Vietnam and the…

Letter to Thomas Merton from Thomas C. Cornell. 1966 January 17
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter to Merton regarding the organization of a conference on Vietnam and the…

Letter to Thomas C. Cornell from Thomas Merton. 1966 February 01
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter from Merton in response to January 17, 1966 letter from Cornell. Carbon…

Letter from Thomas C. Cornell to Thomas Merton. 1966 September 17
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter to Merton discussing Dorothy Day and Merton's article in the Catholic…

Letter from Thomas C. Cornell to Thomas Merton. 1966 October 17
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter to Merton asking to prayer for Dorothy Day's brother.

Letter from Thomas C. Cornell to Thomas Merton. 1966 November 11
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter to Merton discussing Lanza del Vasto and some updates on the conscientious…

Letter to Thomas Merton from Thomas C. Cornell. 1966 December 21
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter to Merton discussing bombing of Hanoi and discusses a case of someone…

Letter to Thomas Merton from Thomas C. Cornell. 1966 December 21
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter to Merton discussing bombing of Hanoi and discusses a case of someone…

Letter to Thomas Merton from Thomas C. Cornell. 1966 December 29
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter to Merton regarding Cornell's attempt to help a conscientious objector, …

Letter to Thomas Merton from Thomas C. Cornell. 1966 December 29
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter to Merton regarding Cornell's attempt to help a conscientious objector,…

Letter from Thomas Merton to Thomas C. Cornell. 1967 January 7
Correspondence with Thomas Cornell who was deeply involved in the peace movement non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War and in counseling conscientious objectors. Letter from Merton. He mentions writing a letter in support of a conscientious…
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