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The Digital Collections of the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security
Women, the Institute and the Collections
WOMEN, THE INSTITUTE AND THE COLLECTIONS

RUSI, from its founding, has benefited from the involvement of women as patrons, supporters and, from 1942, as members.

RUSI and the First World War
RUSI AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR

In 2018 RLMH volunteer, and 2016 Trench Gascoigne Essay Prize third place winner, wrote a series of articles about RUSI’s fallen members.

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**Join CILIP LIHG online for a talk by Professor Nadine I.Kozak on the Selfridge Information Bureau, preceded by a short AGM** !
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One of the earliest dated items in the @RUSI_org art collection is this 1794 print of Whitehall. Banqueting House @HRP_palaces was the home of the #RUSIMuseum from 1895-1962 and the small squat building to the right of it was replaced by 61 Whitehall, RUSI's home in 1895.

RUSI DIGITAL COLLECTIONS

The digital collections of the Royal United services Institute for Defence and Security include unique and rare materials from the RUSI Archive, Special Collections and Artworks and they will continue to develop as more items are added in the future. These free online collections make available the heritage and legacy of the Institute from its founding in 1831 for a worldwide audience. It aims to complement nationally significant print collections the RUSI Library of Military History (RMLH).

The Patron’s Fund has generously supported the creation of this online collection and the digitisation of the museum catalogues from 1920-1932. We are also proud to collaborate with Art UK. Art UK enables global audiences to learn about the UK’s national art collection and images from the RUSI Artwork collection can be obtained through their website.