Royal Ulster Rifles Regimental Museum Library and Archive Collection

The collection held at the Royal Ulster Rifles Museum consists of books, archives and some digitised histories. The collection deals with various aspects of the British Army including titles covering army lists, dating back to 1783. The lists refer to regular officers listed in the British army often with full personal details. Regimental histories are also prominent with many general books on medals, badges, uniforms, colours, military music, battle honours, heraldry, weapons, military campaigns and battles. Regimental Journals detailing regimental news of serving and ex serving soldiers and some obituaries along with lists - printed and written cover such events as South African War 1899-02 through to Korea 1950-51 and Cyprus 1957-59.The collection held at the Royal Ulster Rifles Museum consists of books, archives and some digitised histories. The collection deals with various aspects of the British Army including titles covering army lists, dating back to 1783. The lists refer to regular officers listed in the British army often with full personal details.

Strengths

Focussed time boundary to 1968, a collecting community, access to direct witnesses, all volunteer regimental culture, young building. data base backup, long term site, administrative continuity, research experience,the city's regiment.

Physical characteristics

Archival: 200 files of military papers from 17th century to 20th century. Bibliographic: library of approximately 2,000 volumes. Digitised histories: http://rurmuseum.tripod.com/volumes.htm

Description or Catalogue

http://rurmuseum.tripod.com/library.htm

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Coverage

1783
2001
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Accrual Policy
Active
Accrual Method
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Regular
Added by Royal Ulster Rifles Museum | Last updated on: 25 August 2018