The Iselin family archive, Basel

Skimming and scanning – Task

There are 18 envelopes of different sizes in the bag. On the picture you see the titles written on the envelopes.

What different forms of sources are to be found in the bag? What are the contexts of their origin? Try to extrapolate how and why this material was put together and stored in the Iselin family archive. Also, try to establish what could be missing.

Relevant or probably relevant items
Irrelevant items
XVI
X
VII
II
XI
IV
III
I
VIII
XIV
XV
XIII
IX
XII
XVIII
VI
V
XVII