Robert M. Chute Papers
Scope and Contents
The papers of a Bates College professor, a biologist, and a poet. Included are correspondence, manuscripts of writing and poems. Materials concern biology, ecology, poetry, and class work.
- Creation: 1970s-2012
Restrictions on Access
Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
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Robert M. Chute was born February 13, 1926 in Naples, Maine. His father ran a summer hotel in Naples. After graduating from high school, Chute attended the University of Maine at Orono, majoring in Zoology. He later attended the John Hopkin's School of Hygiene and Public Health. He taught in California, Vermont, and Pennsylvania before coming to Bates College, taking the position of head of the Biology department in 1962. He retired in 1992 (from http://abacus.bates.edu/muskie-archives/EADFindingAids/MC014.html; accessed 4/17/2018).
Chute is a co-founder of the Maine State Biologists Association and the Natural Resources Council of Maine. With his wife Virginia, he edited and published "The Small Pond," a small press literary magazine.
10 folio folders
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Robert Chute in 1977, 1984, 1985, and 1989. Further additions are anticipated.
See main URSUS catalog for published materials.
- Guide to the Robert M. Chute Papers
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