Templer Study Centre, National Army Museum

Royal Hospital Road,
London SW3 4HT

The collections cover the history of the British Army from the fifteenth century to the present day, and the history of Commonwealth forces up to their respective dates of independence. Holdings include 50,000 printed books, 15,000 pamphlets and other official publications, 1,000 metres of archives, 750,000 photographs, and 50,000 prints and drawings.

The collections are particularly strong on the Crimean War, the Boer War, and nineteenth century campaigns in Africa and India. There is an extensive collection of military biographies and regimental histories.

Special collections include the Crookshank Collection of battle prints, and the papers of Lord Roberts, Lord Raglan, the 1st Marquess of Anglesey, and Lord Rawlinson.

16th-17th Century
18th-19th Century
20th Century
21st Century
Imperial and Colonial
Military/Naval history
Asia and Middle East
Australasia and Pacific
Britain and Ireland
Latin America and West Indies
Middle East
North America
Specialist categories: 
Military/Naval history