Search the collections
Archive - ACFC Series 3, Dorothy Howard Collection Reg. No: HT 8468
- Part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection archive. Alternative archive name is ACFC.
Dr Dorothy Howard came to Australia in 1954-5 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 collection and includes index cards, letters and photographs.
- Acquisition Information:
- Cultural Gifts Donation from Dr June Factor, 1999
- Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
|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 Howard (1902-1996)|
|Primary Classification:||GAMES & TOYS|
|Secondary Classification:||Play & Childlore|
|Collector:||Dr Dorothy Howard|
|Collector:||Dr June Factor|