Research Collection at USAHEC

The public research room in Ridgway Hall at the Center is one of the largest military history libraries in the world. With a collection of more than 3.6 million books, documents, photographs, and maps, the library plays a key role in developing military and civilian strategic leaders and serving the public. The Army Heritage Center Foundation supports efforts to enhance this invaluable collection.

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The Army Heritage Center Foundation offers a Researcher-for-Hire service to conduct research at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center. Independent-contract researchers are vetted by the Foundation.

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Research Fellowship

In honor of Lieutenant Colonel John William Whitman, the Foundation underwrites the LTC John William Whitman Research Grant. The grant provides up to $1,750 to support independent research conducted at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center on under-explored topics of military history. Applications are due by March 1. The 2021 awardee will have until August 31, 2022 to perform onsite research.

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Reference Bibliographies

To aid researchers, the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center offers bibliographies of source materials and research guides. Notable is a World War I Holdings reference bibliography compiled in honor of Ms. Louise Arnold-Friend, former Chief, Processing Branch, and in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I.

USAHEC WWI Holdings Reference Bibliography

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