Handwritten letter composed by W. K. Hayward addressed to Dr Dorothy Howard on 19 November 1954. Hayward is a teacher at unspecified state school located in Perth, Tasmania. She writes to inform Dr Howard that she will be available to assist with her survey of children's games during her visit in December as requested by the Director of Education Donald Tribolet. Hayward states that Dr Howard's existing list of games appears to be both extensive and relevant, commenting that she may be able to make additions.

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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Handwritten letter in blue ink on paper. Text printed on one side only. Includes a stamped, addressed and postmarked envelope.

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