Posts Tagged ‘George Washington’

Illuminating the Virtuous King George III

Cassandra Good is an assistant professor of History at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. She was awarded an Omohundro Institute Georgian Papers Programme fellowship in 2017. Professor Good is currently working on a study of George Washington’s family in the late eighteenth and nineteenth century, examining how the next generation shaped the family’s public image… Read More »

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

    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 »

Two Months in the Royal Archives, May-June 2017

Flora Macdonald (1722-1790); Jacobite Heroine 5 1/2x 3 3/8 Portrait of Flora Macdonald seated, holding a miniature of Prince Charles on a ribbon.

 By Flora Fraser, GPP Fellow, Researcher and Author Memories of past years I spent researching books in the Royal Archives are crystal clear. I first went in autumn, just before the end of October 1988, when I was to be thirty. I was awed to be climbing the many stone steps inside William the Conqueror’s… Read More »

King’s College Mount Vernon Fellowship 2017-18

The Georgian Papers Programme at King’s College London invites applications for the 2017-18 Mount Vernon Fellowship. Apply by 31st August. The King’s College Mount Vernon Fellowship allows a scholar to pursue research and writing in the Washington Library at Mount Vernon for a period of one month, or in exceptional circumstances up to 2 months.… Read More »