(Note: This letter notifies women artists of the donation of the Cerridwen archive to Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe College)17 East 89th Street
New York, NY 10028
June 8, 1981
Dear Sisters and CERRIDWEN participants,
We would like to take this opportunity to inform you that your participation in the CERRIDWEN Salon For The Multi-Arts this year has been recorded in our official salon narrative and deposited in the Schlesinger Library's collection of Women's History at Radcliffe College. We are also proud to announce that Salon Photographer, Freda Leinwand's photos of our salon have been purchased by Radcliffe for their collection. She was also given an important exhibition at Radcliffe in May.
For the purposes of archival documentation and future funding we will need updated copies of your resumes and of any other material you care to send us to completely document your work in the arts -articles written about you, catalogues from shows, copies of printed or published works, etc. Eventually this material will be deposited in the Radcliffe collection, for we feel strongly that we want all of our CERRIDWEN artists to be recorded in women's history.
Since Gloria Orenstein will begin her new job as Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Women's Studies at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles this Fall, please send all documents to Marcia Miller at the above address. CERRIDWEN salons in the multi-arts will be continuing in New York, and your participation and suggestions are vital.
We want to take this opportunity to thank you again for your generosity in participating in our salon programs this year. It is our sincere hope that rich encounters among women artists in all media of expression are occurring and will continue to take place as CERRIDWEN, the Celtic Goddess who presided over the sacred cauldron of wisdom and inspiration, blesses your lives.
Looking forward to receiving your additional documentation and resumes, we both wish you a productive and enjoyable summer.