Handwritten letter composed by Andrew McLeay, a teacher at Ceduna Higher Primary School, addressed to Dr Dorothy Howard on 9 March 1955. McLeay writes that he has enclosed his reply to the questionnaire and five of his 45 students' game descriptions, highlighting the descriptive abilities of students Joyce Jones, Eric Spry and Bruce Patterson. He offers to send the remaining game descriptions should they be required by Dr Howard.

One of a collection of letters describing a children's game written to children's Folklorist Dorothy Howard between 1954 and 1955. Dr Howard came to Australia in 1954-55 as an American Fulbright scholar to study Australian children's folklore. She travelled across Australia for 10 months collecting children's playground rhymes, games, play artefacts, etc. This letter, together with the other original fieldwork collected by Dr Howard during this period, is preserved in the Dorothy Howard Collection manuscript files, part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC), Archive Series 3. The ACFC is an extensive collection documenting children's folklore and related research.

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Handwritten letter in blue ink on paper. Text printed on both sides on page. Features printed text on upper portion of front of page.

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