n Historia - Exploring archives : an introduction to archival ideas and practice in South Africa, Verne Harris : book review

Volume 42, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0018-229X
  • Author Andre Wessels
  • Source : Historia, Volume 42, Issue 2, Nov 1997, p. 112 - 114
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)
    SciELO SA
    The International Bibliography of Social Sciences (IBSS)



In his booklet , Verne Harris (a deputy director at the National Archives of South Africa) addresses certain aspects of what he calls the "invisibility" problem. He correctly points out that archives and archivists do not enjoy prominence in the public domain.

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