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Donald the Deer – Regimental Mascot

In celebration of #ArchiveAnimals we share with you a story from the depth of our archive. The story of Donald the Deer….. Donald the deer was with the Depot which awaited the Regiment when it went into Edinburgh Castle in … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Military Archivist: Or Why I have Learnt to Fear the Campbellā€™s

As the archivist for a military museum it is a truism that one quickly comes to dread certain surnames, loaded as they are with the baggage of failed searches. For the Black Watch it is the surname Campbell, or McLeod, … Continue reading

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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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