Title

Fred Schlipf

Comments

An abstract of this interview is available below. A time-annotated index is linked above and to the right. A transcription will be posted as soon as it becomes available An essay summarizing themes that emerged from interviews conducted about Myers in 2016 is available: Portrait of a Collector: Reflections on an Influential Bibliophile

This interview subject is affiliated with IWU and/or President Myers in the following ways: Myers' friend from Carleton College and former Urbana (IL) Free Library Director.

Abstract

Schlipf relates memories of his friendship with Myers during their Carleton College years. He does not recall Myers as a collector, but he remarks on Myers' interest in trains, books as important physical objects, and shares insights into Myers' personality. Throughout Schlipf also comments on his own experiences with Carleton and with libraries.

Streaming Media

Duration

00:46:44

Keywords

personal characteristics, libraries, library philosophy, trains, Portrait of a Collector, Librarian

Disciplines

United States History

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