Silicon Valley News

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Google grant helps put Mandela archive online

A Google grant has helped to establish an online archive unveiled today that includes Nelson Mandela's diaries written during his 27 years of imprisonment, and notes he made while leading the negotiations to end apartheid in South Afria. A Google blog post describes the company's support for the Johannesburg-based Nelson Mandela Centre for Memory, which has preserved the documents, photos and videos of the South African leader.