Last updated: 12/3/2021
El Reno, Oklahoma
Street Address
3220 N. Jesse Reno Street
El Reno, OK 73036
Mailing Address
3220 N. Jesse Reno Street
El Reno, OK 73036
Hours
Temporarily closed to visitors due to Covid.
Monday - Friday10 AM - 4 PM
Services
Gift Shop
Online Gift Shop
Staff
Samuel Young, Journal Editor & Reference Librarian
phone: 913-702-4880
Description

The U.S. Cavalry Memorial Research Library (USCMRL) serves as a repository of information on the United States Army’s Cavalry, whether mounted on horses, mechanized vehicles, motorized vehicles, and/or airborne vehicles.

he USCMRL is a non-lending library of books and periodicals, archival special collections of maps, documents, photographs, media and microfilm.

The Library welcomes inquiries and assists academic, military, genealogy, student and general information researchers.

The USCMRL is accessible at https://uscavalryassociation.org/ and is designed to enable research through the internet.

The book collection contains a number of hard-to-locate and rare items, including cavalry drill manuals, Field Manuals, Technical Manuals, Cavalry School staff studies, unit histories, and many nineteenth century works on equine medicine. The library also boasts a significant collection on related subjects, including general military history and Cavalry-related fiction. The archival collection contains a diverse and varied body of records, including the personal of several twentieth century Army officers and enlisted men who served in the Cavalry, as well as various regimental and Army school records.

The photo collection consists of over five thousand images mostly from the first half of the twentieth century. The Library has digitalized much of its photo collection, which consists of class photos, as well as photos of individuals, military installations, and equipment. The Library also has an extensive collection of equestrian photographs including a significant collection of photos of the equestrian events at the 1932 Los Angeles and 1936 Berlin Olympics.

The Library also maintains a growing Oral History Collection. In cooperation with Texas A&M University, the Cavalry Association is collecting on tape and transcribing the recollections of Cavalry veterans of recent history. Many of these tapes include reminiscences from the Inter war Period, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam Conflict. Transcripts and original audio tapes are available for the many of the interviews already conducted.

The Library also has limited cavalry biographical information.

If you wish to donate, we actively collect U.S. cavalry books, periodicals, documents, maps, photographs, and media from the Revolutionary War to current day. Please email info@uscavalryassociation.org and the librarian or archivist will contact you.

Publications

The Cavalry Journal

We publish The Cavalry Journal, a quarterly magazine, which contains historical information on the Cavalry and the Crossed Sabers newsletter that serves as a medium for keeping Association members informed.

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking

Restrooms

Services

Sutler's Store

A collection of apparel, books, DVDs, jewelry, journals, posters, statues, memorabilia, and more ...

Gift Shop

Online Gift Shop

Exhibitions
Thursday, April 21 - Saturday, April 23, 2022
2022 Regional Cavalry Competition at Fort Concho Parade Ground
San Angelo, Texas
Fort Concho Parade Ground
The U.S. Cavalry Association and Fort Concho National Historic Landmark present 2022 Regional Cavalry Competition. Competitions to be held: Military Horsemanship, Combat Horsemanship, Military Field Jumping, Mounted Saber, and Mounted Pistol.
Registration/Lodging/Info at fortconcho.com
Wednesday, September 21 - Saturday, September 24, 2022
2022 National Cavalry Competition and USCA Annual Bivouac
Parade Ground/Competition Field
Open to the Public – No Admission Charge. All events at the Parade Ground/Competition Field at the US Cavalry Association. More information forthcoming – May 2022.
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