Tamar Chute

Tamar Chute is the University Archivist and Head of Archives (Professor) at Ohio State University. Ms. Chute manages the University Archives, Byrd Polar Research Center Archival Program, and the Ohio Congressional Archives. As University Archivist, Ms. Chute has given presentations on all aspects of university history, including the University’s founding, student traditions and activities, buildings on campus, and OSU then-and-now. During spring semester Ms. Chute teaches the course “The Ohio State University: Its History and Its World.” She is co-author of The Ohio State University Trivia Bookand has a regular column in the university’s alumni magazine. Ms. Chute’s professional research has focused primarily on teaching with primary sources, college and university outreach, and how federal privacy laws affect archival users.

Collection(s): Ohio State University