Welcome to the Historical Papers Research Archive, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

This is the AtoM start-up page for the Historical Papers Research Archive, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. You can search across all our online finding aids and digital items. Please proceed to our institutional homepage on AtoM or continue using the Browse facilities and Search bar.

AtoM is a fully web based archival description application that is based on International Council on Archives (ICA) standards. AtoM is an acronymn 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.

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