The Georgian Papers Programme is a partnership between the Royal Collection Trust and King’s College London, and is joined by primary United States partners the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture and William & Mary. Learn more about each of our partners roles in the project by clicking the links below, or in the menu to the left.


Royal Collection Trust

Established in 1987, Royal Collection Trust is a department of the Royal Household and the only one that undertakes its activities without recourse to public funds. It incorporates a charity regulated by the Charity Commission and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator, The Royal Collection Trust, and its subsidiary trading company, Royal Collection Enterprises Limited. Read more …

King's College London

King’s College London was founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington (then Prime Minister) in 1829 as a university college in the tradition of the Church of England. It now welcomes staff and students of all faiths and beliefs. King’s professors played a major part in nineteenth-century science and in extending higher education to women and working men through evening classes. Read more …

Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Housed on the campus of its primary sponsor William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, the Institute of Early American History & Culture is an independent research organization established in 1943. Since its inception, the OI has produced award-winning scholarly monographs on a variety of topics; published the third series of the William and Mary Quarterly; and sponsored conferences designed to bring together scholars at various levels of career achievement for robust exchange. Read more …

William & Mary

William & Mary is a public university located in Williamsburg, Virginia. Founded by Royal Charter in 1693, it is the second oldest institution of higher learning in the country. William & Mary has a long history of liberal arts education and a growing research and science curriculum that demonstrates a strong commitment to undergraduate research. Read more …

Additional Participants

In addition to funding provided by the primary partners, the Georgian Papers Programme also benefits from external funding from supporters in the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

The National Society of Sons of the American Revolution
The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) is dedicated to assisting their members, schools, teachers and the general public in their efforts to sustain and preserve their history and constitutional principles.

Mount Vernon Ladies Association

The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association was the first national historic preservation organization in the United States, and established. Its pioneering efforts in the field of preservation set an important precedent and have served as a model for many.

Library of Congress
The Library of Congress in October signed a memorandum of understanding with Royal Collection Trust and King’s College London, to share resources to aid in the digitization of the papers of George III.300

The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon

The Washington Library is extending its reach through a new academic partnership with King's College London to establish a scholarly exchange for a five-year period to support the Georgian Papers Programme.

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress and the Royal Archives at Windsor invite scholars to conduct research as part of the Georgian Papers Programme.