Game type: poetry

Extract from the publication 'American Women Poets 1937' edited by Margery Mansfield in 1937. Document includes the poems 'Convocation' and 'Oil' composed by Dr Dorothy Howard (nee Mills) and published on pages 301 and 378 respectively. The publication also features illustrations by artist Charlot Bowman.

One of a collection of poems and other creative writings by children's folklorist Dr Dorothy Howard. 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.  The original fieldwork she collected during this period is held in the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC) at Museum Victoria and includes index cards, letters and photographs.

Physical Description

Photocopied, typed extracts from publication; black text on paper. Three A4 pages printed on one side only. Includes front cover with printed illustration and transcriptions of two poems: 'Convocation' and 'Oil'.

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