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Albert Kingsmill Baragwanath, Peruvian, American Curator. Decorated Combat Infantry badge. Served from private to captain Army of the United States, 1941-1946, European Theatre of Operations; Served from private to captain Army of the United States, PTO. Member American History Print Collectors Society (director).

Background

Baragwanath, Albert Kingsmill was born on July 20, 1917 in Lima, Peru. Son of John Gordon and Leila Radcliff (Morris) Baragwanath.

Education

Graduate, Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 1936;Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1940;Master of Arts in American History, Columbia, 1952.

Career

With traffic and sales department, Eastern Air Lines, New York City, 1946-1950;librarian, Museum City New York, 1952-1958;curator prints and portraits, Museum City New York, since 1959;senior curator, Museum City New York, 1963-1979;senior curator emeritus, Museum City New York, since 1980. Member New York City Mayor's Task Force on Municipal Archives, 1966. Member advanced.com. Museum American Folk Art, since 1969.

Membership

Served from private to captain Army of the United States, 1941-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Served from private to captain Army of the United States, PTO. Member American History Print Collectors Society (director).

Connections

Married Eileen Mary Flanagan, September 1, 1943. Children– Joan Baragwanath Shaw, Janice, John Blackburn, Patricia.

father:
John Gordon Baragwanath

mother:
Leila Radcliff (Morris) Baragwanath

spouse:
Eileen Mary Flanagan

child:
Joan Baragwanath Shaw Baragwanath

child:
Janice Baragwanath

child:
John Blackburn Baragwanath

child:
Patricia Baragwanath