UVF Formation

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Newspaper sources include the Belfast Telegraph, the Northern Whig and the Belfast News Letter and cover events on the subject of the formation of the Ulster Volunteer Force, the Young Citizens Volunteers and the Ulster Volunteer Force Nursing Corps. A number of articles concern leading political figures such as Sir Edward Carson, Lord Londonderry and Bonar Law, and their visits to Belfast, Dublin and London.

Also included are clippings and photographs of Ulster Volunteer Force regiments during parades, demonstrations and training exercises, from camps in counties Monaghan, Donegal, Down, Antrim, and Londonderry, and towns such as Belfast, Portadown, and Newcastle.

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Tyrone Leads the Way'
Presentation of Colours by Lady Mayoress'
Foundation Stone Laid on Saturday'
Unionist Clubs' Rifle Shoot'
Challenge Cup for South Tyrone Unionist Clubs'
The War Cloud in Ulster'
The Hammersmith Arms Seizure'
For Ulster, the Flag, and Freedom, Why the U.V.F. Was Mobilised, Thirty Thousand Men Mustered - All Ulster Answers the Call'
Weekend With Volunteers'
Volunteer Snapshots'
Colours for Belfast Volunteers'
West Belfast Regiment Assemble at lawn brook Avenue'
The West Belfast Volunteers Presented with Drums, Rifles, and Bugles at Glencairn'
Sir E. Carson's Guard of Honour'
Colours for West Down Regiment - Presentation of Colours'
Colours for West Down U.V.F.'
The Card for Christmas is the U.V.F. Greeting Card'
Disarmed by the Government'