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Addendum, 1968-2016

 Series — Box: 8, Folder: 1-6

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection is comprised of correspondence received by William Claire from Robert Lax, Thomas Merton, and Mark Van Doren. Other materials relate to the special double issue of "Voyages" magazine (Volume 2, Numbers 1 and 2, September 1968) focussing on Robert Lax, with an introduction by Claire, a brief biography on and writings by Lax. The collection also includes, typescripts and correspondence pertaining to "The Essays of Mark Van Doren (1942-1972)" edited by Claire (Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1980).


  • 1968-2016

Conditions Governing Access

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.


From the Collection: 2.7 Cubic Feet (9 boxes and 2 oversized folders)

Language of Materials


Container Summary

Correspondence and printed items including: 1. Re Katherine Biddle and Academy of American Poets, 1975-1980. 2. Livingston Biddle: 2 TLS dated 1978,1979. 3. John l'Heureux, SJ: 1 TLS dated 1968. 4. John Monagan correspondence, dated 1999-2000. 5. Peter T. Rohrbach, OCD: TLS dated 1968. 6. Raymond Roseliep: Issue (July 19, 1976) of "Haiku" quarterly, signed; typed postcard signed, dated October 16, 1976; 3 printed bookmarks (one signed). Total: 6 folders


Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057