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Georgian Group (London, England)


Biographical / Historical

Georgian Group; an English and Welsh conservation organization created to campaign for the preservation of historic buildings and planned landscapes of the 18th and early 19th centuries; founded in 1937 by Lord Derwent, Robert Byron and journalist Douglas Goldring the group was originally part of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings; present headquarters at 6 Fitzroy Square, London W1; any member of the public can ask the Group for assistance in preventing the destruction of a Georgian building. There are four casework regions: London and the South East, Central and Northern England, South West England and the Cotswolds, and Wales. Georgian Group was founded in London in 1937, initially as a section [name of the section not specified] of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB). For more information see:

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Robert Byron Papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 605
Overview: The Robert Byron papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, drawings, and other material that document his work as a writer and art critic. The papers provide evidence of Byron's travels and writing career as well as his work as a propagandist during World War II.
Dates: 1757-2010, bulk 1909-1941