Gremi Church

IN 1909 THE MARJORY WARDROP FUND AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY WAS FOUNDED BY SIR JOHN OLIVER WARDROP FOR ENCOURAGEMENT OF THE STUDY OF THE LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND HISTORY OF GEORGIA. THROUGH THIS FUND, THE UNIVERSITY BECAME THE BENEFICIARY OF THE UNESCO REGISTERED WARDROP COLLECTION OF GEORGIAN BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS, AND IT LAID THE FOUNDATION FOR THE CREATION OF OXFORD-GEORGIAN SOCIETY IN 2003.