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Innovation in the Archive #ExploreArchives

The Black Watch Museum archive holds a considerable quantity of primary source material relating to the Battle of Loos, 24th September 1915. This event has significant resonance to both the regiment and the region, in particular to the City of … Continue reading

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The Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife

  As a Regimental Museum it is difficult, when wandering around the store, to avoid the occasional sharp, pointy thing, which always seem to be either at head, or elbow, level. All of us who work with the objects in … Continue reading

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Account of the battle of the Aisne

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Volunteer Spotlight: Andy

by Andy Macaulay, archives volunteer I applied to volunteer at the Museum after visiting with some class mates from the History department of the University of Dundee. As part of one of our modules, focusing on the Scottish soldier in … Continue reading

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