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: 10th Earl of Buckinghamshire and Honorary Trustee.


Buckinhamshire met Myers as an outcome of the research Myers conducted while provost at Hobart and Williams Smith College that led him to Buckinghamshire's ancestor the 2nd Earl of Hobart. As they became acquainted and Myers became IWU's president, Myers asked him to serve as an Honorary Trustee at IWU. He recalls a visit where Myers hosting a harpsichord performance of a composition by Buckinghamshire's family member.

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Silver, battle flags/family memorabilia, music scores, Portrait of a Collector, Trustee


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