P.L. Travers papers, 1947-1981 (bulk 1955-1981).


P.L. Travers papers, 1947-1981 (bulk 1955-1981).

A collection of letters dating from 1955 to 1981 between Travers and her U.S. literary agents Diarmuid Russell and Harriet Wasserman of the agency Russell & Volkening, Inc., New York. There is related correspondence from publishers (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc.), editors, and lawyers to both Travers and her literary agents. Includes several letters of Barbara Moriarty, Travers's sister, to the literary agents acknowledging royalty payments. The papers also include copies of some of Travers's typed manuscripts and essays. In several letters from the early 1960s she discusses and criticizes the Walt Disney company's 1964 film version of Mary Poppins, starring Julie Andrews.

1.5 linear feet.


SNAC Resource ID: 7232925

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Walt Disney Company

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The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney (/ˈdɪzni/),[3] is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios complex in Burbank, California. Disney was originally founded on October 16, 1923, by brothers Walt and Roy O. Disney as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio; it also operated under the names The Walt Disney Studio and Walt Disney Productions before officially changing its name to The Walt Disney Company in 1...

Moriarty, Barbara Elizabeth

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Wasserman, Harriet

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Travers, P.L. (Pamela Lyndon), 1899-1996

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Author of the classic Mary Poppins series of children's books chronicling the adventures of a nanny with extraordinary powers. From the description of P.L. Travers papers, 1947-1981 (bulk 1955-1981). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270956783 British writer and author of Mary Poppins. From the description of What should children read? : typescript with autograph corrections signed, [1976]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613707551 From the description of Co...

Andrews, Julie (Bassoonist)

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

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Company name changed twice during the course of this correspondence. Correspondence dating 1934-1960 is to Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc.; 1961-June 1970 to Harcourt, Brace & World; and finally, July 1970-1979 to Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. From the description of Correspondence, 1934-1979, from Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155880950 Company name changed twice during the course of this correspondence. Correspondence dating 19...

Russell, Diarmuid, -1973

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Russell & Volkening.

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