Letter from Catharine Stimpson to Idris Rossell, June 15, 1971

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June 15. 1971

M3. Idris Rossell

Chief, Academic Research

Documentation Division

Office of External Research Re: INK/xfi Department of State

Washington. D.C. 20520

Dear Idris:

Miss Peterson is away on administrative leave, a practice which Barnard has Just initiatei. so that your interesting and good letter of June 1 to her has been referred to no to answer. (I eane back from Washington to find myself the Acting Chairman or the Executive committee of the Barnard Women‘a center. a job I will hold only until we can fine a permanent director.)

As you know, I agree with you that any roster of women scholars should to available. not only to colleges ané universi- ties. but to the government community. I woulfl like to show your letter and the samples or the governnept publicationa to Prefesaor Phtricia Graham, a member of the Executive Committee, who has special responsibility for finding out exactly what it would mean

for larnard to net up such a roster.

I was delighted to meet you in Washington. which was an agreeable and interesting experience, and I look forward to meeting you again soon. In the meantime. thank you so much for your suggeatiens and for year response to our activities.

cordially,

Catharine R. Btinpaen Assistant Professor of

English