Certificates

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S02-F25-SF001-0004 (1093)
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DIGITAL OBJECT DESCRIPTION

IDENTITY AREA

REFERENCE CODE:
Records the unique identifier that has been appointed to the unit of description by the archivists, in order to facilitate references made to the fonds on an international level.
GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S02-F25-SF001-0004 (1093)
TITLE:
Records the name of the unit of description.
Certificates
DATE(S):
Identifies the date of creation of the unit of description.
1889-1915
LEVEL OF DESCRIPTION:
Identifies the level of arrangement of the unit of description (fonds, sub-fonds, series, sub-series, file, sub-file, item).
Item
EXTENT AND MEDIUM:
Records the extent of the unit of description. In case of an item description, it records the exact dimensions of the item.

43 x 34 cm

FORMER REFERENCE CODE:
Records the former identifier of the item as given by the Historical G. P. Savvidis Catalogue.

CONTEXT AREA

NAME OF CREATOR(S):
Identifies the author or the creator of the unit of description.

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
Provides a summary of the scope (such as, time periods, geography) and content of the unit of description.

Handwritten christening certificate of Cavafy on the first page of a double sheet notepaper. The remaining pages are blank. The printed logo of the Greek Community of Alexandria at top right of the first page. The certificate mentions that C. P. Cavafy was born on 17-4-1863 in Alexandria and was baptised on 28-5-1864 at the church of the Annunciation, with Amalia Pitaridi as his godmother. Issued on 9/21-3-1889. Handwritten note on an official sheet of the ministry of Public Works, used as frontispiece for a copy of the christening certificate and its English translation. Handwritten copy of Cavafy’s christening certificate, by himself, on the first page of a double sheet notepaper. Date of issuance: 26-2/10-3-1898. Handwritten English translation of the poet’s christening certificate, by himself, on the first page of a double sheet notepaper. Handwritten notes in English, Greek and French, accompanying a copy (heliotypy) of the original christening certificate of Cavafy, on the first page of a ruled double sheet notepaper. Heliotypy of Cavafy’s christening certificate (26-2/10-3-1898).

CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE AREA

CONDITIONS GOVERNING REPRODUCTION:
Specifies the conditions governing the reproduction of the unit of description.
LANGUAGE AND SCRIPT NOTES:
Identifies the language(s) and script(s) employed in the unit of description.

Mainly Greek

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Provides information about important physical characteristics of the unit of description.

Writing in ink. Physical item wear: oxidations, tears and holes. Watermarks: Gouvernement Egyptien, Marmaty Mill J.G.A.

ACCESS POINTS

Key-words aiming to facilitate search within the fonds.

Metadata in machine-readable format

10.26256/ca-sf02-s02-f25-sf001-0004
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