Research guides

Search the range of research guides produced by the Caird Library at the National Maritime Museum to help you carry out your own research on a wide range of topics. The guides provide information about the Museum's collections and also signpost to other sources for research into maritime history. 

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The National Maritime Museum holds a wide range of material relating to black and Asian sailors.

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An introduction to the flags held in the collections of the National Maritime Museum and how you can use the Museum's resources to research various types of flag.