• Call Number: COTSEN2_c851
    Container: Box 2, Folder 37

"Where did she come from? Why did she go?" Drafts

14.0 pages

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

Dates: circa 1964.

Located In: Box 2, Folder 37

Extent: 14.0 pages

Languages: English.

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Typewritten drafts, with notes in the hand of P. L. Travers, of an essay titled "Where did she come from? Why did she go?" The essay is about the origin of Mary Poppins. A note by P. L. Travers reads: "Apparently this appeared in Sat. Evening Post & Woman's Mirror in the 60s." It appeared in the Saturday Evening Post in November 1964.

Preferred Citation

"Where did she come from? Why did she go?" Drafts; circa 1964; Mary Shepard and P. L. Travers Archive, Box 2, Folder 37; , Princeton University Library.

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