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Archibald Bruce MacLeish

Archibald Bruce MacLeish, museum administrator. Former board directors Gallery 53, Cooperstown, Hanford Mills Museum; member Ad Hoc Citizen's Committee, Cooperstown, 1987-1999. Member American Association Museum, American Association for State and Local History, American Institute Conservation, Cooperstown Graduate Association, New England Museum Association.

Background

  • MacLeish, Archibald Bruce was born on May 6, 1947 in White Plains, New York, United States. Son of Kenneth and Carolyn Elizabeth (de Chadenedes) MacLachlan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Johns Hopkins University, 1969. Master of Arts, State University of New York, Oneonta, 1972.

    Career

    • Assistant curator New York State History Association, The Farmers' Museum, Cooperstown, 1972-1973. Associate curator New York State History Association, 1980-1983, curator of collections, 1984-1993, director collections, 1993-1999. Curator of collections The Farmers' Museum, 1984-1993, director collections, 1993-1999.

      Curator The Kentucky Museum, Bowling Green, 1973-1980. Director collections Newport Restoration Foundation, since 1999. Member adjunct teaching faculty Cooperstown Graduate Program, 1980-1999.

    Works

    • Rough point: The Newport home of Doris Duke
    • From the rear cover: "'Rough Point', the spectacular Newport home of heiress Doris Duke, has been a very private home since it was completed in 1891 for Frederick Vanderbilt, the first of its owners.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Former board directors Gallery 53, Cooperstown, Hanford Mills Museum. Member Ad Hoc Citizen's Committee, Cooperstown, 1987-1999. Member American Association Museum, American Association for State and Local History, American Institute Conservation, Cooperstown Graduate Association, New England Museum Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Road running, gardening, guitar, fishing, cross country skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Ann McCue, August 10, 1974. Children: Kenneth Thomas, Padraic Andrew.
    • father: Kenneth MacLachlan
    • mother: Carolyn Elizabeth (de Chadenedes) MacLachlan
    • spouse: Patricia Ann McCue
    • children: Kenneth Thomas MacLeish
    • Padraic Andrew MacLeish
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    Born March 6, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1972
      State University of New York
    • 1972 - 1973
      Assistant, curator New York State History Association
      Cooperstown, New York, United States
    • 1973 - 1980
      curator The Kentucky Museum
      Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      associate, curator New York State History Association
    • 1984 - 1993
      associate, curator New York State History Association
    • 1999
      director, collections Newport Restoration Foundation
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