Letter from Francelia Butler to P. L. Travers
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Collection Creator: Shepard, Mary, 1909-2000 and Travers, P. L., (Pamela Lyndon),
Dates: 1980 December 6.
Located In: Box 1, Folder 3
Extent: 1.0 pages
Dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm
One typewritten page on letterhead: "The University of
Connecticut, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences,
Department of English"
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December 6, 1980; from Francelia Butler, Professor of English,
University of Connecticut, to P. L. Travers, London; In the wake of
the ban on Mary Poppins at the San Francisco Public Library,
Professor Butler has asked Travers to contribute an article on
censorship to Children's Literature, a critical annual published by
the University of Connecticut (see previous item). Travers has done
so, and this is Butler's note of thanks. Yet she is waiting for
permission to publish the letter from Travers's agent, which she
seems to have been refused (see next file, Correspondence, item 4).
Butler says that she will preserve Travers's letter to her in the
Rare Book Room at the University "as it is a priceless
Letter from Francelia Butler to P. L. Travers; 1980 December 6; Mary Shepard and P. L. Travers Archive, Box 1, Folder 3; , Princeton University Library.