Arthur MacGregor

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Arthur MacGregor is a British academic and author, "who largely invented the idea of the history of museums".[1]

MacGregor has spent most of his career at the Ashmolean Museum, before his appointment as director of the Society of Antiquaries.[2]

He has been president of the Society for the History of Natural History since 2015, when he succeeded Hugh Torrens.[2]


  1. ^ "Curiosity And Enlightenment, by Arthur MacGregor". 18 March 2008. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b "A message from SHNH President, Professor Arthur MacGregor - Society for the History of Natural History". Retrieved 29 August 2017.