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  • George I and George II and the Royal Archives: the missing monarchs?

    By Dr Andrew Thompson, Queens’ College, Cambridge   George III is the Hanoverian monarch perhaps most frequently associated with the Royal Archives. The king’s own voluminous correspondence forms an important part of the collection and, in the early nineteenth century, his son, as Prince Regent, was instrumental in helping to secure the two collections that […]

  • Material from the Georgian period in our library collections

    Katie Sambrook, Head of Special Collections, King’s College London The rich holdings of the Foyle Special Collections Library at King’s College London include some 10,000 printed and manuscript items from the Georgian period. Their subject scope is broad, with particularly strong coverage of political history, exploration and travel, science and medicine.   Political history   The […]

  • King’s College London and its archives relating to the long eighteenth century

    Patricia Methven, Programme Manager, Georgian Papers Programme, King’s College London King’s College London was founded by Royal Charter in 1829 under the patronage of King George IV for which it is named. Sharing original goals with University College London, it sought to offer a metropolitan counterblast to both the perceived exclusivity and expense of Oxbridge and […]