Typed letter written by Harry Dodson addressed to Dr Dorothy Howard on 19 November 1954. Dodson is the headmaster of Swansea State School in Tasmania. He writes to inform Dr Howard that he will be available to assist with her survey of children's games during her visit in December as requested by Tasmania's Director of Education.

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 paper. Text printed on one side only. Signature in black ink on bottom right corner.

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