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Kurt Robert Bell

Kurt Robert Bell, American archivist. Certified museum studies. Book reviews various professional journals; Member of Society Industrial Archaeology, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archivist Conference, Railway and Locomotive History Society (Railroad History awards 2003).

Background

  • Bell, Kurt Robert was born on October 15, 1972 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Gordon Lewis and Helen Jane (Muhly) Bell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Millersville University Pennsylvania, 1995. Master of Arts, University Delaware, 2004.

    Career

    • Editorial assistant Locomotive and Railway Preservation Magazine, Richmond, Vermont, 1990. Program coordinator Friends of Railroad Museum Pennsylvania, Strasburg, 1995—1998. Library, archivist Railroad Museum Pennsylvania, 1997—2002.

      Archivist Pennsylvania History and Museum Commission, since 2002. Consultant archivist, historian Strasburg (Pennsylvania) Rail Road Company, 2004—2005.

    Major achievements

    • Certified museum studies.

    Works

    • Author: Steel Rails to Stewartstown, 1999.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Book reviews various professional journals. Member of Society Industrial Archaeology, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archivist Conference, Railway and Locomotive History Society (Railroad History awards 2003).

    Personality

    Interests

    Antiques, exercise, mountain biking, industrial archaeology.

    Connections

    • father: Gordon Lewis Bell
    • mother: Helen Jane (Muhly) Bell
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    Born October 15, 1972
    (age 44)
    Nationality
    • 1995
      Millersville University Pennsylvania
    • 2004
      University Del.
    • 1990
      Editorial assistant, Locomotive and Railway Preservation Magazine
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1995 - 1998
      program coordinator, Friends of Railroad Museum Pennsylvania
      Strasburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1997 - 2002
      library
    • 2002
      archivist Pennsylvania History and Museum Commission