Project ID1013
DescriptionTo transcribe the pitman shorthand notebooks of Clyde Sanger, the first African correspondent for the Guardian Newspaper in the 1960's
Social history
TypeExternal research (U3A as research assistants)
U3AAIUTA (Assoc of U3As)
Organization/partnerGuardian Foundation
Year started2020
Source of reference
OutputThirty + u3a members took part from across the uk.
About 2/3rds of the 100 + notebooks have been transcribed and catalogued in collaboration with the Guardian News & Media Archives.
The volunteers were trained in the use of Transkribus software. 
Additions made to Clyde Sanger's  wikipaedia entry
Findings on Guardian's online catalogue