Edward Kallop, a museum curator, died Feb. 14, 2016, at the age of 90.

Kallop graduated from Bowdoin College in 1948. In 1954, he earned a master’s of fine arts degree in art and archaeology from Princeton. Later that year, he began his professional museum work at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. In 1956 and 1957, under the sponsorship of the State Department, he was a curator and accompanied an exhibition of American college and university art collections, traveling to 10 European university centers. Returning from Europe, he became the associate curator for exhibitions at The Cooper Union.

In 1970, Kallop became curator for collections for the National Park Service at the Statue of Liberty national monument and its newly opened American Museum of Immigration. After four years, he was appointed supervisory curator for historical collections at all National Park Service sites in New England, New York, and New Jersey. He was an expert on the design models and historical replicas of the Statue of Liberty.

Kallop retired to Wayne, Maine, where his family had been longtime summer residents. He was very active in community affairs, serving on various town committees, especially on historic preservation.

He is survived by Edwin T. Baker and numerous distant relatives.

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Graduate Class of 1954