Typed letter written by Catherine Berndt, an anthropologist at the University of Western Australia, addressed to Dr Dorothy Howard on 7 November 1958. Berndt thanks Dr Howard for copies of the following publications: 'The Game of Knucklebones in Australia' and 'Australian "Hoppy" (Hopscotch)'. Berndt writes that she is sorry not to have met Dr Howard during her Australian fieldtrip.

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 upper portion; signature in blue ink on bottom right of page. Text printed on one side only.

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