Archive - ACFC Series 3, Dorothy Howard Collection Document Reg. No: HT 8468

Index cards, letters and photographs collected or written by Dr Dorothy Howard.

Dr Dorothy 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 ACFC Series 3 and includes index cards, letters and photographs. The collection also includes earlier and later research by Dr Howard.

Part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection archive. Alternative archive name is ACFC.
Index cards, letters and photographs.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Dr June Factor, 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: children s folklore, making history - australian childrens folklore
Themes this item is part of: Australian Children's Folklore Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Dr Dorothy Gray Mills Howard (1902-1996)
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Play & Childlore
Tertiary Classification: research
Collector: Dr Dorothy Howard

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