Professional Historians Association (South Australia)

Bell, Peter

Contact Peter Bell
PO Box 574
Goodwood SA 5034
ABN 81 621 385 112
Telephone (08) 8373 1900  Mobile 0407 793 652



Member status

Professional Historian

Academic qualifications/status

BA(Hons), PhD (James Cook)

Membership of related societies

Australian Mining History Association; Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology; Australasian Institute of Maritime Archaeology; Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand.

Professional experience

Art teacher; University lecturer in History, Archaeology, Architecture, Environmental studies; 11 years with State Heritage Branch, Adelaide.

Skills and services offered

Research; writing; heritage conservation; industrial archaeology; environmental assessment; lands title searches; teaching; photographic research.

Brief list of publications

Timber and Iron (1984); ”If Anything, Too Safe”: the Mount Mulligan Coalmine Disaster of 1921 (1996); Early Bricks and Brickwork in South Australia (1998); AIMS: The First Twenty-five Years (1998); Short History of Thuringowa (2000); The Aramac Tramway (2002). Numerous consulting reports, articles in journals, and conference papers on history, industrial and maritime archaeology, and conservation.

Research interests

Mining history; architecture and building; conservation; heritage studies; history of technology; industrial history; Chinese migration; maritime history.

Tags: Architecture, Chinese migration, Conservation, Environmental assessment, Heritage studies, history of technology, Industrial archaeology, industrial history, Land titles searches, maritime history, Mining history, Photographical research, Research, Teaching, Writing