Typed copy of an unsigned letter composed by Dr Dorothy Howard and addressed to Miss M. Jageurs, the headmistress of East Camberwell Girls' Secondary School, on 6 August 1954. Dr Howard writes to thank Miss Jageurs for enabling a visit to her school on the previous day and the staff for their assistance and generosity in the headmistress' absence. She describes the students as enthusiastically co-operative in providing useful research material. Dr Howard writes that she will contact Miss Jageurs in the near future to organise the collection of the checklists of games, handed out during her visit. She also notes that she has provided additional copies of the checklist with this letter.

One of a collection of letters written to and from children's Folklorist Dr Dorothy Howard between 1954 and 1995. 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.

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Typed letter in black ink on pink paper. Text printed on one side only.

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