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Chris Harvey Bailey

Chris Harvey Bailey, American curator. Recipient Charles F. Montogomery Prize for Decorative Arts, Winterthur Museum, 1985, Award of Merit, Illinois State Genealogical Society, 1996, Connecticut League Historical Societies, 1976.


  • Bailey, Chris Harvey was born on August 4, 1946 in Robinson, Illinois, United States. Son of Ray Kenneth and Imogene Ilene (Roberts) Bailey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Brigham Young University, 1970.


    • Curator American Clock & Watch Museum, Bristol, Connecticut, 1972-1973, 96—, managing director, 1973-1988. Compositor The Bond Press, Hartford, 1989-1994. Broker self-employed, New Hartford, 1995-1996.



    With ARNG, 1970-1976. Fellow National Association Watch and Clock Collectors (director 1975-1979, editorial committee 1979-2000, seminar committee 1985-2001, James W. Gibbs Literary award 1995). Member Royal Royce Owners Club, Lambda Car Club, Dustin Garrison House Association (director since 1995).



    Genealogy, antique clock collecting, antique auto collecting.


    • father: Ray Kenneth Bailey
    • mother: Imogene Ilene (Roberts) Bailey
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    Born August 4, 1946
    (age 70)
    • 1970
      Brigham Young University
    • 1972 - 1973
      Curator American Clock & Watch Museum
      Bristol, Connecticut, United States
    • 1989 - 1994
      compositor The Bond Press
      Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1995 - 1996
      broker, self-employed
      New Hartford, New York, United States