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Douglas Kent Harvey

Douglas Kent Harvey, museum director. Winedale scholar University Texas, 1987. Member American Association Museum, American Association for State and Local History, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Southern Museum Conference, Virginia Association Museum (board directors Region 1 North 1984-1986), Preservation Alliance Virginia, Smithsonian Associates, Prince William Tourism Association (board directors).

Background

  • Harvey, Douglas Kent was born on September 5, 1952 in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. Son of Bobby Ray and Helen Elaine (Burnette) Harvey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in History and English Education, Radford University, 1976. Bachelor of Liberal Studies in Historic Preservation, Mary Washington College, 1982. Postgraduate, George Mason University, 1984.

      Certified, University Texas, 1987. Certified in museum management, University Colorado, 1990. Certified, University Virginia, 1991.

    Career

    • Instructor history and English Lynchburg Public Schools, 1976-1981. Intern National Museum American History/Smithsonian Institution, 1981-1982. Curator Manassas (Virginia) Museum, 1982-1988.

      Director Manassas Museum System, since 1988. Board directors Manassas Tourism Council. Consultant Borough Gettysburg, Campbell County History Society, Fairfax Museum.

      Charter board directors Historic Manassas, Inc. Speaker in field.

    Works

    • Author: The Peace Jubilee of 1911, 1986. Editor: Manassas, Virginia 1873-1973, 1985. Editor Word from the Junction, since 1983.

    Membership

    Member American Association Museum, American Association for State and Local History, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Southern Museum Conference, Virginia Association Museum (board directors Region 1 North 1984-1986), Preservation Alliance Virginia, Smithsonian Associates, Prince William Tourism Association (board directors).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, music, hiking, boating, fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Deborah Ann Manning, February 28, 1976.
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    Born September 5, 1952
    (age 64)
    • 1976
      Radford University
    • 1982
      Mary Washington College
    • 1984
      George Mason University
    • 1987
      University Texas
    • 1990
      University Colorado
    • 1991
      University Virginia
    • 1976 - 1981
      Instructor, history and English Lynchburg Public Schools
    • 1981 - 1982
      intern, National Museum American History/Smithsonian Institution
    • 1982 - 1988
      curator Manassas (Virginia) Museum
    • 1988
      director, Manassas Museum System
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