• Call Number: COTSEN2_c12
    Container: Box 1, Folder 3

Letter from Francelia Butler to P. L. Travers

1.0 pages

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Collection Creator: Shepard, Mary, 1909-2000 and Travers, P. L., (Pamela Lyndon), 1899-1996.

Dates: 1980 November 10.

Located In: Box 1, Folder 3

Extent: 1.0 pages

Dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm

Physical Description:

One typewritten page on letterhead: "The University of Connecticut, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of English"

Languages: English.

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November 10, 1980; from Francelia Butler, Professor of English, University of Connecticut, to P. L. Travers, London; In the wake of the ban on Mary Poppins in the San Francisco Public Library, Professor Butler writes to ask Travers to contribute an article on censorship to Children's Literature, a critical annual published by the University of Connecticut (see next item and item 4 in "Correspondence", next file). Includes an anecdote about Travers's understanding of race in Mary Poppins.

Preferred Citation

Letter from Francelia Butler to P. L. Travers; 1980 November 10; Mary Shepard and P. L. Travers Archive, Box 1, Folder 3; , Princeton University Library.

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