Typed copy of letter written by Dr Dorothy Howard addressed to Dr T.L. Robertson, the Director of Education in Western Australia, on 26 February 1955. Following on from a letter of introduction sent by Professor George Browne to Dr Robertson, Dr Howard writes to provide additional information about the purpose of her project and Australian fieldtrip. She asks if Dr Robertson could forward the enclosed packages, each containing an explanatory letter, project material and a return envelope, to a number of teachers across the state prior to her arrival in Western Australia.

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.

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