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Author and educator Dr. Jerry R. Choate joined the Fort Hays Kansas State College faculty in 1971 as an Assistant Professor of Zoology. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1976, then to Professor in 1980. He was appointed director of the FHSU’s Museum of the High Plains in 1973, and director of the FHSU museums in 1980, a position he held until his retirement in 2009. The Dr. Jerry R. Choate Papers are housed in three filing cabinets and date from 1965 to 2009. The papers are comprised mainly of correspondence, course materials, research materials, and Sternberg Museum construction information.

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