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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 (Updated Apr 7, 2010)