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.
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.
In honor of Lieutenant Colonel John William Whitman, the Army Heritage Center Foundation is pleased to announce the LTC John William Whitman Research Grant. This grant of up to $1,750 is designed to provide monetary support to unfunded independent researchers who are working on under-explored topics of military history. Funded research is to be conducted at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) in Carlisle, Pa. Applicants interested in the LTC John William Whitman Research Grant should submit an application including a proposed project budget, to the Army Heritage Center Foundation not later than March 1. Awarding of the grant will occur not later than April 1. Grant funds must be expended not later than August 31, 2023.
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.