P. L. Travers Personal Documents

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

Dates: Mostly 1965-1992.

Dates: circa 1946-1994 September 16.

Extent: 121.0 items

Languages: English.

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Description

Notes by P. L. Travers on fairy tales, myth, and other subjects.

Preferred Citation

P. L. Travers Personal Documents; circa 1946-1994 September 16 (mostly 1965-1992); Mary Shepard and P. L. Travers Archive, , Princeton University Library.

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    Notes on writing for children undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes written on an envelope undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Copy of a hymn ("Praise to the Lord") undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Two newspaper clippings: "In Search of the Inner Soul" and "Ballet's Comet" 1988 June 11 Box 2, Folder 8
    "Numbers" by Hester Lord undated Box 2, Folder 8
    "Translation from Aratos" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "Laurens" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes written over a letter from Richard Austin to P. L. Travers undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Prayer with quotation from George Herbert undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on biography undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "All good things are ours..." undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Newspaper clipping and note: "Books that shouldn't be thrown to a Caesar" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on saints and martyrs undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on "Mystical Dimensions of Islam" by Annemarie Schimmel undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes typed on index cards undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on Zen undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes written on a letter from Phyllis Keeney to Marion Winne undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on Sleeping Beauty undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "Roman Jakobson's afterward to Norman Guterman's translation of Afansev's collection of Russian Fairy Tales (Pantheon.)" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "Gustav Schwab Gods and Heroes of ancient Greece. These notes are from the introduction by Werner Jaeger." undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "S.B. all three graces in one. The Triple Goddess." undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on Indian tribes undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on Sleeping Beauty undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on fairy tales undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "Tricks of Women, Paul Fennimore Cooper. Albanian Tales." undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on fairy tales undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on fairy tales and Gaelic culture undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "Superstitions Meanings Folk Customs" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "The Folklore of the Fairy Tale, Macleod Yearsley" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on roses undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Drafts of a "Postscript" on Sleeping Beauty undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on Wise Women undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes written on "First Zen Institute of America" Envelope undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "W. W. Thirteen Spindle" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "Jeremiah Curtin, Myths and Folklore of Ireland" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on Odin undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on Prince and Princess undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Drafts of "About the Sleeping Beauty" 1965 Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on Orpheus undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on Sleeping Beauty undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on fairy tales undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "Myth, Saga, Legend, Folk Tale, Fairy Tale" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on rituals undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on myth undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Excerpts from "Discourses on Vegetable Roots, Hung-Yung-ming, 1596" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "Tricks of Women, Paul Fennimore Cooper. Albanian Tales." undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Postcards of Sababurg, "the original Sleeping Beauty castle" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on Sleeping Beauty undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on A. E. undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on Sleeping Beauty undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "The sun must rise in the West..." undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "Sister goddesses of ancient Ireland" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on the Juniper Tree undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on legend undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on fairy tales undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "What is it to die?" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on Venus undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Address and schedule notes undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on sleeping beauty undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes: "Epics, myths and legends of India. P. Thomas" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on fairy tales undated Box 2, Folder 8
    "Dornroschen by Fritz Ernst" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    "F. T. Myth and Folklore" undated Box 2, Folder 8
    Notes on dragons undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Notes on dreams undated Box 2, Folder 9
    "5 Points for New Life" Pamphlet undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Image of dove undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Four-leaf clover with note undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Clipping from "The Listener": "The Full Circle: W. R. Rodgers on the hunting of the hare" 1962 June 7 Box 2, Folder 9
    Script of "Kafka, Rilke, and Rumpelstiltskin" by Idris Parry with letter 1965 November 24 Box 2, Folder 9
    "The Relation Between Therapy and Learning: An Ecological Concept of Nature and Knowledge" undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Funeral program for Joanna Mary Haggarty 1994 September 16 Box 2, Folder 9
    "Children's Literature" by Clifton Fadiman, Encyclopaedia Britannica entry with inscription 1971 Box 2, Folder 9
    Clipping from "The Observer" about the Cherry Tree Trust and Advertisement for L. M. Boston books 1972 January 2 undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Pencil sketch of Theodore Roosevelt(?) and newspaper clipping of Barbara Moriarty (sister of P. L. Travers) meeting King George VI circa 1946 Box 2, Folder 9
    Flyer for Christmas service featuring P. L. Travers reading undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Transcription from "Chinese Fairy Tales, Told in English by Herbert A. Giles" undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Partial draft: "Craft Stories" undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Notes: "Ludwig Uhland 1787-1862. On the Thor Myth." undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Partial draft: "When the teachers die, the temples rise..." undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Notes on Fosterage undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Excerpt "From the Introduction to Hara" undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Notes on "J. Campbell Masks of God, Primitive Mythology" undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Notes on Nietzsche and myth undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Partial draft of a lecture on myth undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Notes on myth and creation undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Newspaper clipping: "Face to Faith" undated Box 2, Folder 9
    Personal anecdote: "The Other and the Others" undated Box 2, Folder 9
    "The Phoenix Project Introductory Letter" undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Funeral program for Dorothea Matthews Dooling 1991 November 22 Box 2, Folder 10
    Personal anecdote about consciousness undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Letter from Kevin S. Hile to P. L. Travers regarding a biographical sketch undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Letter from James Hamilton to P. L. Travers regarding Gertrude Hermes 1986 November 13 Box 2, Folder 10
    Letter from Julian Bach to P. L. Travers regarding a publication 1980 February 4 Box 2, Folder 10
    Letter from M. C. Mathieu to P. L. Travers regarding puppet plays 1991 November 19 Box 2, Folder 10
    Letter from Dorothy Simmons to P. L. Travers 1972 August 31 Box 2, Folder 10
    Address for T. G. McKinstry undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Notes on "Understanding" undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Card from Mr. Basil Helal undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Notes on Brothers Grimm books and fairy tales undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Notes: "How can we learn to know ourselves?..." undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Notes: "Worlds without end." undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Notes "L[aurens] van de[r] Post in A story like the Wind" undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Prayer undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Notes on fear 1966 June 8 Box 2, Folder 10
    "Written for Robert O'Driscoll to include in his Toronto Synopsis" undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Excerpt from "Gustave le Bon, French visitor to Kathmandu, in Nepal, 1884" undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Excerpt from "A Dictionary of Egyptian Civilization" undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Notes on the hero undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Notes on Babylon undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Notes on Shiva undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Notes on Eleusis undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Notes: "Potter" undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Excerpt from "The New England Primer" undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Program from The Solemnity of Saint John the Divine Dedication Festival 1975 December 28 Box 2, Folder 10
    Draft of preface for "Friend Monkey" undated Box 2, Folder 10
    Letter from Colin Dunston to P. L. Travers regarding her sister's death 1987 May 20 Box 2, Folder 10
    Letter from C J Watkinson to Lord Goodman regarding remodeling of P. L. Travers' house 1992 October 12 Box 2, Folder 10
    "Madame de Salzmann's words at the death of Padede [P.D.?] Ouspensky" undated Box 2, Folder 10

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