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Inventories of the Orphan Chamber
of the Cape of Good Hope


Introduction

TEPC Transcription Team, Cape Town

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The Introduction was compiled by editors Helena Liebenberg, Erika van As and Illona Meyer, and edited by transcriber Maureen Rall who was also responsible for the bilingual list.

 

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Contents
Introduction
  Inventories of the Orphan Chamber at the Cape of Good Hope
  Context: History of the Orphan Chamber at the Cape of Good Hope
  Searches in the Inventories
Inventories of the Orphan Chamber
  Introduction to Cape inventories
  Example of a MOOC inventory
  Structure of a MOOC inventory
  Examples of some interesting inventories
    Two Inventories from the VOC period
    Two Inventories from the British period
    Slaves in the Inventories
  Language of the Inventories
  Bilingual list
  Making the Inventories available in digital format
  Transcription and editing rules
Source guide
  Main sources
  Printed sources
  Dictionaries
  Internet addresses
    South Africa
    The Netherlands and other places
    Dictionaries
History of the Orphan Chamber at the Cape of Good Hope
  Introduction
  The Orphan Chamber at the Cape of Good Hope
    Structure of the Orphan Chamber
    Functions and duties of the Orphan Chamber
Conclusion

 


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