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Introducing the Georgian Goodies Series

Posted on: October 8th, 2018 by Omohundro No Comments

This is the first in a series of blog posts called Georgian Goodies, where we highlight interesting, fun, timely, or just plain nifty documents from the Georgian Papers Programme! Follow #GeorgianGoodies on Twitter at for new blogs and extras.  October was a momentous month for the first three Hanoverian kings. George I was crowned on… Read More »

A Royal Christmas List

Posted on: December 23rd, 2017 by Omohundro No Comments

Robert Paulett, OI-GPP Fellow, shares this discovery from his recent work in Royal Archives. As the holiday shopping season intensifies in these last weeks, it is always tempting to wonder whether you should buy less. Should your non-plussed children balk at such an idea, you can cite as precedent the Christmas present list from the… Read More »

Hamilton’s George III in London

Posted on: December 6th, 2017 by Omohundro 1 Comment

by Karin Wulf Hamilton, a quintessentially American story, has arrived in London. While many American commenters and historians have focused on the “Ten Dollar Founding Father without a Father” and his compatriots, the racial politics of the founding period and the intentional casting of the musical, and the gendered politics of the Schuyler sisters and… Read More »

Creating the Georgian Archive

Posted on: November 9th, 2017 by Karin Wulf No Comments

by Karin Wulf Out of the Royal Archives, high up in the Round Tower at Windsor Castle, the Georgian Papers Programme is bringing to digital life an extraordinary Georgian collection.  The Georgian Papers are a marvelously rich mix of different types of documents, including letters, account books, menus, and more.  As we hear at gatherings… Read More »

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

Posted on: November 9th, 2017 by Arthur Burns No Comments

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… Read More »

The “Hit-and-Miss” of Research at the Royal Archives

Posted on: September 27th, 2017 by Editor No Comments

By Tom Murray, King’s Undergraduate Research Fellow, King’s College London I undertook my King’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (KURF) in the summer after my final year at KCL. Indeed, my first trip to the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle for KURF took place just days after receiving my degree results, including my dissertation grade. As such,… Read More »

Sharing Research: GPP Fellows Ann Little & David Hancock

Posted on: September 5th, 2017 by Editor No Comments

By Dr Angel Luke O’Donnell, Academic Liaison for the Georgian Papers Programme, and Teaching Fellow in North American History, King’s College London. On 17 July 2017, Windsor Castle hosted the fourth GPP coffee morning. This was the first coffee morning that Windsor has hosted and it was a great chance to share the work on… Read More »

New Exhibition on Georgian Papers Programme on display at King’s College London

Posted on: December 1st, 2016 by geoIII No Comments

A new exhibition based on research undertaken on Georgian papers at the Royal Archives by King’s academic staff and students is now open to the public. The exhibition stems from work initially conducted as part of the King’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship scheme, in which students worked with King’s academics on a research project. The theme of… Read More »

KURF Students Visit Royal Archives at Windsor: Treasures of the Round Tower

Posted on: September 9th, 2016 by geoIII No Comments

Dr Anna Maerker, Senior Lecturer in the History of Medicine, King’s College London and a member of the GPP Academic Steering Committee This summer, three undergraduate students from the History Department visited the Royal Archives at Windsor, joined by members of staff Dr Angel-Luke O’Donnell and Dr Anna Maerker. Ayesha Hussain, Harrison Cutler and Lloyd Ross received… Read More »

Professor Vincent Carretta on his research visit to Windsor

Posted on: June 16th, 2016 by geoIII No Comments

Professor Vincent Carretta, University of Maryland, was an Omohundro Institute Georgian Papers Fellow who spent last November researching at the Royal Archives.  I was delighted to have been chosen the Inaugural Senior Fellows from Omohundro Institute to participate in the George III Papers Project, which is co-sponsored by the Institute and King’s College, University of London. For… Read More »