There are 39 items tagged with ‘research’
The Royal Armouries encourages research into arms and armour and related subjects from all periods of history from antiquity to the present day.
2. Fort Nelson
The library at Fort Nelson collects material on the history and development of artillery and fortification, and includes special collections of early books, handbooks, and drill manuals.
The reference library in Leeds houses the majority of the Royal Armouries archives and books, including rare manuscripts.
A brief account of the work and life of Baron de Cosson (1846-1929)
A brief account of the life and work of Harold Arthur Lee-Dillon, 17th Viscount of Costello-Gallen (1844-1932)
A brief account of the life and work of Charles John ffoulkes (1868-1947)
7. John Hewitt
A brief account of the life and work of John Hewitt (1807-1878)
A brief account of the life and work of Sir Guy Francis Laking (1875-1919)
A brief account of the life and work of Lt. Gen. Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers (1827-1900)
10. Sir James Mann
A brief account of the life and work of Sir James Mann (1897-1962)
A brief account of the life and work of Samuel Rush Meyrick (1783-1848)
12. Robert Porrett
A brief account of the life and work of Robert Porrett (1783-1868)
X-ray fluorescence provides the Royal Armouries with a unique and essential tool for the investigation of its objects.
Optical Microscopy is technique which uses allows the Royal Armouries Science officer the opportunity to examine the metallurgy of an object.
Uses of optical microscopy in the Royal Armouries museum.
16. Research Staff
Research staff at the Royal Armouries museum.
Suzanne Dalewicz-Kitto is Conservation Manager at the Royal Armouries Museum based in Leeds.
Analytical projects that illustrate the range of uses, and benefits to be gained from the scientific procedures used in the conservation department at the Royal Armouries.
19. Philip Magrath
Philip Magrath is Curator of Artillery at the Royal Armouries Museum based at Fort Nelson.
20. Karen Watts
Karen Watts is Senior Curator of European Armour at the Royal Armouries Museum based in Leeds.
21. Peter Smithurst
Peter Smithurst is Curator Emeritus of Historical Firearms at the Royal Armouries Museum based in Leeds.
22. Bridget Clifford
Bridget Clifford is Keeper of Collections (south) at the Royal Armouries museum based at the Tower of London.
Chris Smith is a Senior Conservator at the Royal Armouries Museum based at the Tower of London.
The NFC collection holds several thousand weapons and is arguably the most extensive and varied of its type in the world. The collection is available to be inspected by academics and researchers who have a need to study design and technical aspects.
25. Philip Lankester
Philip Lankester is Curator Emeritus of European Edged Weapons at the Royal Armouries Museum based in Leeds.
26. Malcolm Mercer
Malcolm Mercer is Curator of Tower History at the Royal Armouries Museum, based at the Tower of London.
27. Ian Bottomley
Ian Bottomley is Curator Emeritus of Oriental Collections at the Royal Armouries Museum based in Leeds.
28. Paul Wilcock
Reverend Paul Wilcock is Head of the Arms and Armour Research Group at the University of Huddersfield.
A directory of the Honorary Historical Consultants who provide the Royal Armouries with specialist knowledge for a wide variety of subjects in support of its many activities.
The position of Curator Emeritus is only open to former members of the Royal Armouries curatorial staff and the appointment of each is at the invitation of the Director General and Master of the Armouries.
32. Don Graves
Donald E. Graves is the author, co-author or editor of sixteen books on military and naval history subjects.
33. Kelly De Vries
Kelly De Vries is professor of history at Loyola University Maryland.
34. David Penn
David Penn is former Keeper of Exhibits & Firearms at the Imperial War Museum and is now a consultant.
35. John Waller
John Waller has spent a lifetime studying arms and armour and is a world authority on historic combat.
36. David Williams
Professor David Williams of Loughborough University is recognised internationally for his expertise in manufacturing technology.
37. Bill Harriman
Bill Harriman is a writer and broadcaster whose interest in firearms and other weapons stems from the time when he built kits of guns as a boy.
The Armor and Arms Club is the oldest Medieval and Renaissance arms collectors’ club in the United States, founded in 1921 by Dr. Bashford Dean, founder and first Curator of the Department of Arms and Armor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Jonathan Ferguson is Curator of Firearms at the Royal Armouries museum based in Leeds.