Typed letter written by Professor of Education George Browne addressed to Dr Dorothy Howard on 22 February 1955. Professor Browne writes to apologise for his absence at the time of Dr Howard's departure from the University of Melbourne. He wishes her well with the remainder of her fieldwork, hoping she may be able to further pursue her study of Aboriginal children's games at a later date. He informs Dr Howard of several educationists awaiting her arrival in South Australia and Western Australia. In South Australia, Professor Brown writes that the Director of Education Mr Mander-Jones has agreed to assist with her project. In Western Australia, he recommends Dr Howard contact Director of Education Dr T. L. Robertson, Professor of Education C. Sanders and recently retired Professor of Education R. G. Cameron.

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. Two pages, text printed on one side only. Letterhead and associated text printed in black ink along top portion of first page. Signature in black ink on second page.

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