Thomas Merton Correspondence with Thomas Cornell

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Thomas Merton Correspondence with Thomas Cornell

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.

Subject

Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968--Correspondence

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.

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Text

Identifier

Section A - Correspondence

Source

Thomas Merton Correspondence

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