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Sons of the American Revolution Visiting Professorship at King’s College London for 2017

  Invitations are extended for expressions of interest for the position of Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Visiting Professor at King’s College London for 2017.   The Georgian Papers Program aims to digitize, disseminate, and interpret an extraordinarily rich collection of materials, including correspondence, maps, and royal household ledgers.  Making this extensive collection of… Read More »

Current good practice in search and discovery: your help invited

With a view to informing the search and discovery strategy for the Georgian Papers Programme, Chris Olver, Metadata Coordinator for the GPP at King’s College London,  has surveyed over 40 historical sites variously developed in the UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand Canada, Germany and. The Netherlands The survey included examples of manuscript transcription projects, historical… Read More »

Georgian Papers Programme 2015/16: Beginning the transformation

It is now just over a year since HM The Queen formally launched the Georgian Papers Programme at Windsor Castle. That event marked the culmination of numbers of conversations with potentially interested parties and supporters and detailed work on scoping and costing. What would it take in person power, building works and academic investment to… Read More »

First glances of digital images of George III’s papers

Memorandum on the improvements to Windsor Great Park, c. 1791

The Royal Archives have commenced their large scale digitisation of the Georgian papers. The initial phase of digitisation will cover the full chronological span, and comprise a range of types of documents, from the political to the financial and the domestic, and they include the important collection of essays by George III and some items… Read More »