Google and Pan-Atlantic University Launch Nigeria Archive

By ZODML on Thu, 27/03/2014 - 19:15

Great news for history lovers! The Google Cultural Institute has teamed up with Pan-Atlantic University to create a special Nigeria archive. Through the partnership, the Institute - which aims to "help preserve and promote culture online" - and the University have made available many maps, documents, and photographs which date as far back as 1851.

A stamp of the Niger Coast Protectorate featuring Queen Victoria

 

Two special exhibits focus in particular on how Nigeria was transformed into a British colony, and Lagos's evolution over the years.

Government House, Lagos, NigeriaAn aerial view of Government House, Lagos

 

Frederick Lugard, Governor-General of Nigeria (1914 - 1919( and Flora ShawFrederick Lugard, Governor-General of Nigeria (1914 - 1919) and Flora Shaw

 

The archive is sure to be a fantastic resource for students and researchers interested and working in Nigeria. Explore its offerings here.

Want more great information, photographs, and videos showcasing Nigeria? Visit Discover Nigeria today.

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