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A digital photograph of wooden storage cubes in Georgia O'Keeffe's home and studio. The cubes are filled with books arranged by color.



Back to the Bookroom

September 21, 2022

Join Elizabeth Ehrnst, Head of Research Collections and Services, and Tori Duggan, Cataloger and Library Services Specialist, to learn more about the Museum’s efforts to preserve and care for Georgia O’Keeffe’s personal libraries. They will share insights and activities related to the recent grants supporting preservation needs assessment and assistance for the special collections, and highlight unique items from O’Keeffe’s libraries.

Elizabeth Ehrnst is the Head of Research Collections and Services at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum where she strategically leads and oversees the Research Collections and Services department, including developing and maintaining archival and library collections, research and reference, access services, outreach, and exhibitions. She holds a Master of Library Science degree from Indiana University specializing in art librarianship and digital libraries, and has been working within the field of archives and librarianship for over seventeen years.

Tori Duggan joined the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in 2013 and is the Cataloger and Library Services Specialist. She is responsible for cataloging Georgia O’Keeffe’s personal libraries, supporting library patrons through reference and access services, and generating research guides. She received a BA in Women’s Studies and a BA in Art History from Humboldt State University and earned her Master in Library and Information Science from the University of Washington.