Title

Stacey Shimizu

Comments

An abstract of this interview is available below. A time-annotated index or transcription will be available for download above and to the right as soon as it becomes available.

This interview subject is affiliated with IWU and/or President Myers in the following ways: Adjunct English Faculty, Advancement, Academic Affairs, Director of International Studies 1995-present

Abstract

Shimizu shares her thoughts on the purpose of Myers' collecting through a story about a book's inscription he shared. She recalls dinners at the president's home, his philosophy about libraries, what she felt his vision for IWU was, and the effect his personal characteristics, combined with U.S. economy, had on the University.

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Duration

00:44:50

Keywords

collecting purpose, book inscriptions, vision for IWU, cooking, end-of-life, libraries, library philosophy, effect of economic time period, personal characteristics, Portrait of a Collector, Faculty, Staff

Disciplines

United States History

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