• Call Number: COTSEN2_c1276
    Container: Box 7, Folder 31

P. L. Travers photographs: Camillus

56.0 items

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

Dates: circa 1940s.

Located In: Box 7, Folder 31

Extent: 56.0 items

Physical Description:

56 photographs, some affixed to fragments of paper from a scrapbook, some with partial captions, some with dates and inscriptions on reverse. The photographs range in size from 5.3 x 5.4 cm to 20.1 x 25.2 cm.

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is stored offsite. Please consult with the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections about having the collection recalled to Firestone Library for your use. This process normally requires 48-72 hours notice.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Photographs of P. L. Travers and her son, Camillus. Most are from his early childhood in New York, and some are labeled with specific locations in New York City as well as dates. Subjects include: Camillus in a sailor outfit; Camillus with a fireman and dalmation; Camillus sailing a toy boat; Camillus with "Sue"; Camillus at the beach; Camillus with a cat. Two are phtographs of Camillus with the nephew of Travers' housemaid and captioned "My mother bore me in the southern wild..." [Blake].

Preferred Citation

P. L. Travers photographs: Camillus; circa 1940s; Mary Shepard and P. L. Travers Archive, Box 7, Folder 31; , Princeton University Library.

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