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Alan Charles Nelson Borg

Alan Charles Nelson Borg, museum director.

Background

  • Borg, Alan Charles Nelson was born on January 21, 1942. Son of Charles Nelson and Frances Mary Olive (Hughes) Borg.

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    • Student, Westminster School. Master of Arts, Brasenose College, Oxford University. Doctor of Philosophy, Courtauld Institute Art.

    Career

    • Lecturer English University d'Aix-Marseille, 1964-1965. Lecturer history of art Indiana University, 1967-1969. Assistant professor history of art Princeton University, 1969-1970.

      Assistant kkper of the Armouries Her Majesty Tower of London, 1970-1978. Keeper Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University East Anglia, 1978-1982. Director Imperial War Museum, 1982-1995, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, 1995—2001.

      Retired, 2001.

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    Fencing, music, travel.

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    • Married 1st Anne Blackmore in 1964 (divorced), one son one daughter. Married 2nd Caroline Hill in 1976, two daughter.
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    Born January 21, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1964 - 1965
      Lecturer, English University d'Aix-Marseille
    • 1967 - 1969
      lecturer, history of art Indiana University
    • 1969 - 1970
      assistant, professor history of art Princeton University
    • 1970 - 1978
      assistant, kkper of the Armouries Her Majesty Tower of London
    • 1978 - 1982
      keeper Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts
    • 1982 - 1995
      director, Imperial War Museum
    • 1995 - 2001
      director, Imperial War Museum
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 2001
      retired
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      • Author: Architectural Sculpture in Romanesque Provence, 1972, European Swords and Daggers in the Tower of London, 1974, Torture and Punishment, 1975, Heads and Horses, 1976, Arms and Armour in Britain, 1979. Editor: (with Arkansas Martindale) The Vanishing Past: studies presented to Christopher Hohler, War Memls. Contributor articles to professional journals.
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      • book: Opening the west with Lewis and Clark : by boat, horse and foot up the great river Missouri, across the Stony Mountains and on to the Pacific, when in the years 1804, 1805, 1806, young Captain Lewis, the Long Knife, and his friend Captain Clark, the Red H
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