Typed letter written by A. G. Paull, assistant to South Australia's Director of Education Mr Mander-Jones, addressed to Dr Dorothy Howard on 22 February 1955. Paull informs Dr Howard that he has contacted the headmasters of a number of South Australian schools, who may to be able to assist with her investigations. These include the following: Mr A.C.G. Humphries, Whyalla Primary; Mr E.C.W. Priest, Port Lincoln Primary; Mr C.S. Lamey, Renmark Primary; Mr R.M. LeMaistre, Naracoorte Primary; Mr J.T. Winter, Oodnadatta Primary; Mr A.H. McLeay, Ceduna Higher Primary; Mr L.E. Ashenden, Pinnaroo Area; and Mr B.J. Kearney, Point McLeay.

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. Features letterhead and associated text along top portion of page. Handwritten annotations in black ink and red pencil, including a signature on bottom right corner.

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