Typed letter written by Mitchell Librarian G.D. Richardson addressed to Dr Dorothy Howard on 24 Sep 1958. Richardson writes to thank Dr Howard for her gift of the following publications on Australian children's games: 'Australian "Hoppy" (Hopscotch)' and 'The Game of "Knucklebones" in 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. Features letterhead and associated text along top portion. Text printed on one side only. Signature in black ink at bottom right of page.

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