Bell, Robert E(ugene)

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BELL, Robert E(ugene)

BELL, Robert E(ugene). American, b. 1926. Genres: Novels, Mythology/ Folklore, Bibliography. Career: Mobile Public Library, Mobile, AL, reference librarian, 1951-55; Fort Worth Public Library, Fort Worth, TX, assistant director, 1955-60; Mobile Public Library, assistant director, acting director, and head of adult services, 1963-65; New Orleans Public Library, New Orleans, LA, head of adult services, 1965-66; University of South Carolina, Columbia, assistant professor of librarianship, 1971-73; University of California, Berkeley, lecturer in library and information science, 1974-76; University of California, Davis, head of reference department, acting assistant university librarian for public services and for collections, and coordinator of development for Humanities Collection, 1976-91; writer. City of Mobile, member of Cultural Mission to Spain, 1964. Book Club of California, executive director, 1960-62. Publications: A Bibliography of Mobile, Alabama, 1956; The Butterfly Tree (novel), 1959, repr, 1991; A Dictionary of Classical Mythology: Symbols, Attributes, and Associations, 1982; Place-Names in Classical Mythology: Greece, 1989; Women of Classical Mythology: A Biographical Dictionary, 1991, repr, 1993. Died 1999.