• Political Science
  • Published 2011

Re-thinking and re-positioning archives: taking archives to the children

@inproceedings{Walt2011RethinkingAR,
  title={Re-thinking and re-positioning archives: taking archives to the children},
  author={T. B. Van der Walt},
  year={2011}
}
The archival profession is in the process of re-orientation towards a post-custodial identity. One issue that is involved in this re-orientation is the "opening up" of archives to the public and attracting current and potential/new users. South African archives have done much during the past seventeen years to address the barriers to access created by the historical past, and the alienation from archives of most South Africans during the apartheid era. Public programming, or "outreach", however… CONTINUE READING