Naval History and Heritage Command

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Papers of Curtis R. Bell

Finding aid (Word)

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains various miscellaneous personal papers, souvenirs, newspaper clippings and photographs from Curtis Bell's years as a civilian master mechanic at the U.S. Naval Gun Factory in Washington, DC. The collection is arranged in four sections: Official Correspondence, Programs and Commendations, The Log (newspaper of the Naval Gun Factory) and Clippings, and Photographs. The papers and documents are arranged in chronological order.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Curtis R. Bell, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.

Subject Headings (LCSH)

United States. Navy--History--Sources.
Navy-yards and naval stations--Washington (D.C.).
Mechanics (Persons)--United States.
Ordnance, Naval.


0.25 cubic feet


Published: Mon Apr 08 09:47:47 EDT 2019