Typed letter composed by the University of Melbourne's Emeritus Professor of Education, George Browne, addressed to Dr Dorothy Howard on 2 May 1958. Professor Browne thanks Dr Howard for the copies of her article 'Knucklebones', requesting to be informed of subsequent articles. He discusses his retirement from the University of Melbourne and his successor Professor W.H. Frederick, a former headmaster of Wesley College. He briefly mentions Dr Wyeth's placements at the University of California and Portland State College and the tragic death of his wife. Professor Browne writes that he is currently presenting multiple, television sessions for Melbourne and Sydney broadcast, each session elaborating on a particular news story or theme.

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 on blue paper aerogramme. Features handwritten annotations in blue ink. Signature in blue ink, typed address, postage imprints on reverse.

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