The Georgian Papers Programme is a partnership between the Royal Collection Trust and King’s College London, and is joined by primary United States partners the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture and William & Mary. Learn more about each of our partners roles in the project by clicking the links below, or in the menu to the left.
Established in 1987, Royal Collection Trust is a department of the Royal Household and the only one that undertakes its activities without recourse to public funds. It incorporates a charity regulated by the Charity Commission and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator, The Royal Collection Trust, and its subsidiary trading company, Royal Collection Enterprises Limited.
King’s College London was founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington (then Prime Minister) in 1829 as a university college in the tradition of the Church of England. It now welcomes staff and students of all faiths and beliefs. King’s professors played a major part in nineteenth-century science and in extending higher education to women and working men through evening classes.
Housed on the campus of William & Mary, the Institute of Early American History & Culture was established in 1943 by founding sponsors William & Mary and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Since its inception, the Institute has produced award-winning scholarly monographs on a variety of topics; published the third series of the William and Mary Quarterly; and sponsored conferences designed to bring together scholars at various levels of career achievement for robust exchange.
William & Mary is a public university located in Williamsburg, Virginia. Founded by Royal Charter in 1693, it is the second oldest institution of higher learning in the country. William & Mary has a long history of liberal arts education and a growing research and science curriculum that demonstrates a strong commitment to undergraduate research.