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Digital Archive

The Historical Papers Research Archive is part of the Wits University Research Archives, all of which can be accessed and searched across a multi-institutional digital repository.

This is the start-up page for the Historical Papers Research Archive digital repository  where you can search across all our online finding aids and digital items.

The full Wits University Research Archives, which includes Historical Papers, can be accessed and searched across this setup of a multi-institutional digital repository.

The digital repository is based on the open-source application Access to Memory (AtoM), which is a fully web-based archival description application that is based on International Council on Archives (ICA) standards. AtoM is an acronym for Access to Memory. The ICA and its project collaborators are making this application available as open-source software to provide archival institutions with a free and easy-to-use option for putting their archival collections online. See the about page for access to the AtoM project site and its comprehensive documentation.