Tarver gives rhetoric collection to OSU Libraries Jerry Tarver talks with Ragan.com about his other professional passion: quietly collecting 19th-century books and memorabilia on rhetoric and elocution. By Bill SweetlandJune 23, 2008 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.