Person - Arco Garay, Ricardo del (1888-1985)

Arco Garay, Ricardo del (1888-1985)




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Arco Garay, Ricardo del (1888-1985)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Granada (España)  1888-05-27 - Huesca (España)  1955-07-07


Spanish archivist and scholar. Ricardo del Arco Garay graduated in Historical Sciences from the University of Valencia in 1907. He was an expert on archives, libraries, and museums and took office in 1908 in the Treasury Archive of Huesca. He took up his residence in this city, where he met his wife, Luisa Fortuño.

Without his gathering and structuring of the historical documentary collections of the Cathedral, of the Sertoriana University or of the Municipal Archive, in addition to countless works on the collection of funds and historical sources of the province and its artistic‑historical heritage, the approach for the historical studies of Huesca and its province cannot be comprehended. He was Director of the Provincial Library and of the Archaeological Museum of Huesca.

Other positions he held were:

He was spokesperson and secretary of the Provincial Commission of Historic-Artistic Monuments in Huesca.

Provincial Regal Delegate of Fine Arts.

Academic of the Royal Academy of History and of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando.


Archiveros in  Huesca (España) between 1908-04-18 and 1955-07-07

Historians in  Huesca (España) between 1910 and 1955

Cronistas in  Huesca (España) in 1912-08-24


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Granada (España) in 1888-05-27

Lugar de Defunción:

Huesca (España) in 1955-07-07

Related Authorities

Hierarchical relationships :

Ministerio de Instrucción Pública y Bellas Artes (España)  - Child (Es Secretario de La Comisión Provincial de Monumentos Históricos y Artísticos)

See ascendants

Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid, España)  ( He/She is a member of )

Associative relations :

Real Academia de la Historia (España)  ( He/She is a member of )

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Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España


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