Rita Hassert oral history interview, 2022 August 10
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Rita Hassert oral history interview, 2022 August 10

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August 10 2022
A digital recording of an oral history interview with Rita Hassert, library collections manager of the Sterling Morton Library. This interview was conducted by Kristin Arnold and took place on August 10, 2022 in the conference room of the library at The Morton Arboretum. This is the second of two interviews.

The interview focuses on Hassert's observations of how the Sterling Morton Library has developed during her employment at The Morton Arboretum, which began in 1986. Topics include changes to the library's physical space, such as the construction of the Special Collections addition and the library's collections. Hassert also discusses library exhibits and events, like the Leafing Through The Pages book discussion group as well as major projects such as the retrospective cataloging project and the launch of ACORN (Arboretum COllections and Resources Nexus).
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