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First King’s College London Mount Vernon Fellow announced: Dr Jane Levi

Posted on: March 5th, 2018 by Arthur Burns No Comments

    King’s College London and the Washington Library are pleased to announce the appointment of King’s’ first Mount Vernon Fellow, who will hold a fellowship established to reciprocate that established for the Georgian Papers Programme by the Mount Vernon Ladies Association. The fellowship is open to King’s’ staff and research students, and also to those… Read More »

James Ambuske on researching George III’s papers in the Royal Archives

Posted on: May 25th, 2016 by geoIII No Comments

James Ambuske, University of Virginia, was the inaugural Omohundro Institute Georgian Papers Fellows and spent last September researching at the Royal Archives.  In 1768, the Philadelphia physician Benjamin Rush toured the House of Lords during a visit to London. He persuaded his guide to allow him to sit upon George III’s throne, an experience that deeply… Read More »