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An abstract of this interview is available below. A transcript is linked above and to the right. 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: Class of 1968 and H. Ph.D. 2001.

Abstract

Bassill describes his encounter with Myers that led him to believe Myers was a collector of "people who were doing good things." Myers supported his work with Tutor-Mentor Connection (http://tutormentorexchange.net) and was interested in getting faculty and students involved in it. Bassill received an Honorary Doctorate in 2001.

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Duration

00:33:39

Keywords

libraries, people, Portrait of a Collector, Alumni, Collector

Disciplines

United States History

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