Keeping track of debt

By far, the most common type of document we find at the notarial archives dealing with Jewish women or conversas are credit transactions. The buying and selling of credit instruments, loan contracts, receipts of payment…...

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First impressions

A guest post by Larissa Clotildes, UNBC Until this week I had never done research in an archive. Being a history student, I have done plenty of primary source research, but it has usually consisted of locating published...

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Settling in Girona

Today we finished our first week of research at the AHG in Girona. Dana brought her graduate student, Larissa Clotildes, to work for us as a research assistant during the first two weeks so she could get experience working in...

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Getting the database ready

After three short research trips and a few conference papers written with the data we collected, Dana and I finally got our database to where we want it. There are a few tweaks to work out and I’ve been reviewing...

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