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1 BART: Transcription standards and tagging

2 Contents Transcription Standards Transcription Standards Transcription Standards Transcription Standards –Capitol letters Capitol lettersCapitol letters –β and & β and &β and & –v/u, i/j v/u, i/jv/u, i/j –abbreviations abbreviations Understanding the Entries Understanding the Entries Understanding the Entries Understanding the Entries Tagging Tagging Tagging –superscripts superscripts –folio number folio numberfolio number –people people –money money –from from –jobs jobs –datesdates  refdate refdate  date date –placesplaces –forfor –marginaliamarginalia –itemitem –crossed out infocrossed out info –unknown minims and lettersunknown minims and letters –expansions/guesses/transla tionsexpansions/guesses/transla tions –note benenote bene Quiz Quiz Quiz When you’re done looking at the page the sheep will brink you “baa”ck here.

3 Transcription Standards

4 Consider all letters lower case unless blatantly otherwise. Consider all letters lower case unless blatantly otherwise. Some examples of deceptive lower cases follow. Some examples of deceptive lower cases follow. Capitalize if: Capitalize if: –It looks capital and it’s a proper name –It is a clear capitol. e.g. beginning of an entry Don’t Capitalize Roman Numerals Don’t Capitalize Roman Numerals

5 Transcription Standards Transcribe the following with a lower case s. Transcribe the following with a lower case s. Ampersands should be transcribed as “et” Ampersands should be transcribed as “et”

6 Transcription Standards Transcribe what looks like a v as a v and what looks like a u as a u. Transcribe what looks like a v as a v and what looks like a u as a u. In general transcribe what looks like a j as a j and what looks like an i as an i. If a letter is part of a word and looks like a j but is actually and i, transcribe an i and vice versa. In general transcribe what looks like a j as a j and what looks like an i as an i. If a letter is part of a word and looks like a j but is actually and i, transcribe an i and vice versa.

7 Transcription Standards When there is an abbreviation mark place a ^ where the letters would have been. When there is an abbreviation mark place a ^ where the letters would have been. If there is a superscript as part of the abbreviation, superscript it with the tagging. If there is a superscript as part of the abbreviation, superscript it with the tagging. Some of the abbreviations are tricky and we want them to be standard so check the album page to make sure of the transcription. Some of the abbreviations are tricky and we want them to be standard so check the album page to make sure of the transcription. –http://burgundy.byu.edu/gallery/thumbnails.php?albu m=9 m=9http://burgundy.byu.edu/gallery/thumbnails.php?albu m=9

8 Understanding the Entries

9 In general the entries will follow a basic format that will include the following information usually in this order. In general the entries will follow a basic format that will include the following information usually in this order. 1. The name of a receueur 1. The name of a receueur 2. A sum, the amount of money being paid 2. A sum, the amount of money being paid 3. A description of where the money comes from 3. A description of where the money comes from 4. The name of a person to whom the money is being paid 4. The name of a person to whom the money is being paid 5. The reason for which they are being paid (sometimes including a reference date) 5. The reason for which they are being paid (sometimes including a reference date) 6. The date the payment is actually made 6. The date the payment is actually made 7. The total sum of the payment, written in the right margin 7. The total sum of the payment, written in the right margin 8. A comment in the margin about when the entry was corrected. 8. A comment in the margin about when the entry was corrected.

10 1. The receueur 1. The name of a receueur or someone else who is paying someone a sum of money. Sometimes when the same receueur is repeated in multiple entries the first one will have his name and the following will just say “De lui...” 1. The name of a receueur or someone else who is paying someone a sum of money. Sometimes when the same receueur is repeated in multiple entries the first one will have his name and the following will just say “De lui...”

11 1. The receueur

12 2. The sum of money The sum of money will follow the person that is paying it. Most of the sums will include both an amount and a description of the currency. The sum of money will follow the person that is paying it. Most of the sums will include both an amount and a description of the currency.

13 2. The sum of money

14 3. Source of the funds Following the sum there will generally be a description of where the money comes from. In general it is from the recepte of the receueur in question. Sometimes however there will be another source, like a special loan, or funds collected because of a fine etc. Following the sum there will generally be a description of where the money comes from. In general it is from the recepte of the receueur in question. Sometimes however there will be another source, like a special loan, or funds collected because of a fine etc.

15 3. Source of the funds

16 4. The person being paid Following the description of where the money comes from will generally be the person who is being paid. (They generally come after the preposition a.) Following the description of where the money comes from will generally be the person who is being paid. (They generally come after the preposition a.)

17 4. The person being paid

18 5. Reason for payment After the person being paid is indicated, it will generally indicate the reason for the payment. The section is usually followed by a phrase similar to “par descharge dudit receueur f^te...” After the person being paid is indicated, it will generally indicate the reason for the payment. The section is usually followed by a phrase similar to “par descharge dudit receueur f^te...”

19 5. Reason for payment

20 6. Date of payment Following the reason it is paid there will be a date that the actual payment takes place. Following the reason it is paid there will be a date that the actual payment takes place.

21 6. Date of payment

22 7. Final sum After the date of payment there will be another sum. This should match the sum that is indicated at the beginning of the entry. It will be in roman numerals and will be in the right margin, just after the end of the paragraph. After the date of payment there will be another sum. This should match the sum that is indicated at the beginning of the entry. It will be in roman numerals and will be in the right margin, just after the end of the paragraph.

23 7. Final sum

24 8. Margin notes Most entries, although not all, will have a note in the margin that generally indicates that the entry was corrected and when. Most entries, although not all, will have a note in the margin that generally indicates that the entry was corrected and when.

25 8. Margin notes

26 Tagging

27 Tagging Just a little note. Just a little note. Each example will show only the tag in question. Each example will show only the tag in question. At the end of the slide show we will add them all together for a comprehensive look. At the end of the slide show we will add them all together for a comprehensive look. All tags have two parts e.g.... sometimes only the first part will be shown, but the second is always implied. All tags have two parts e.g.... sometimes only the first part will be shown, but the second is always implied.

28 Tagging There should be a carriage return at the end of each line of text. There should be a carriage return at the end of each line of text.

29 Superscripts Superscripted material is indicated with the tag... Superscripted material is indicated with the tag... s^r

30 Headlines Main headlines are tagged and secondary headlines,. Main headlines are tagged and secondary headlines,. Autre Recepte en Brabant Autre Recepte en Brabant

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31 Photo numbers and folios Start you’re transcription ADNB r.jpgxvj

32 People People are tagged around their name, including their title within the tag …. People are tagged around their name, including their title within the tag …. Dudit^ pietre Blonde la…

33 Money Money that is discussed in the paragraph is tagged with, and money at the end is tagged. Within the larger tag you will also tag the amount and the currency. Money that is discussed in the paragraph is tagged with, and money at the end is tagged. Within the larger tag you will also tag the amount and the currency.

34 Money...la somme de trente liure de xl g^ monn^ d^te... so^me de xxx l de xl g^ xxx l de xl g^

35 From The source of the money should be tagged with The source of the money should be tagged with This will generally start with something like sur, or acause de and will be followed by en deniers paiez This will generally start with something like sur, or acause de and will be followed by en deniers paiez

36 From de xl g^ monnoye d^te sur ce quil puet ou pourra deuoir a mond^ s^ acause de sad^te recepte de lann^ 9mencant le premier jour de janu^r prouch^ ven^ et finissant le derr^ jour de decembre ens^ cccc lv en deniers paiez A heyne deke...

37 Jobs jobs are tagged with jobs are tagged with They should be tagged individually for each job. They should be tagged individually for each job....A maistre Jehan de le...A maistre Jehan de le dreische docteur en loix et en deciet aussi conseillier de mond^ s^ et second president conseillier de mond^ s^ et second president de sa chambre de conseil en fland^ pour...

38 Wages When there is a description of someone’s wages tag it with. When there is a description of someone’s wages tag it with. passe en deniers paiez A mons^ de salubrie sur ses gaiges de vinquatre solz p^ jour des mois

39 Dates The date of payment found at the end of each entry should be tagged with The date of payment found at the end of each entry should be tagged with The date found within the paragraph usually referring to when something was done should be tagged with The date found within the paragraph usually referring to when something was done should be tagged with Dates within the first section of the paragraph indicating the year of the recepte that the money comes from should not be tagged. Dates within the first section of the paragraph indicating the year of the recepte that the money comes from should not be tagged.

40 Refdate quil en avoit fait a icellui s^ en lann^ mil cccc liij pour conu^tir en son armee a lencontre de ceulx de gand pour les...

41 Date g^nal f^ te led^ second jour de may oudit an liiij apres pasques lad^te somme de

42 Places Places are tagged with and are tagged except when they are simply part of someone’s title. Places are tagged with and are tagged except when they are simply part of someone’s title. comptes a Brouxelles pour certains voiages

43 For Each entry will have a tag indicating what the money was for. It will generally include a preposition/conjunction like “sur”, “pour” or “a cause de” Each entry will have a tag indicating what the money was for. It will generally include a preposition/conjunction like “sur”, “pour” or “a cause de”... en fland^ pour... en fland^ pour plus^ voiages et vacac^ons p^ lui fais pour les besongnes et aff^es de mond^ s^r par la descharge dudit....

44 Marginalia In the margins of many pages you will see something like this... In the margins of many pages you will see something like this... Transcribe with Transcribe with an an Cor d^ Cor d^ This should be placed before This should be placed before the entry that it is next to. the entry that it is next to.

45 Marginalia Margin notes that are connected to a paragraph should follow the paragraph with an. Margin notes that are connected to a paragraph should follow the paragraph with an. The sums at the end of each entry are not considered marginalia and don’t need to be tagged as such. The sums at the end of each entry are not considered marginalia and don’t need to be tagged as such. Corrig r en lextrait apporte Corrig r en lextrait apporte de brouxelles en nouemb^ lxiij fo iij et la part^ ens^ lxiij fo iij et la part^ ens^

46 Marginalia Other tags that allow you to tag things that may be in the margins: Other tags that allow you to tag things that may be in the margins:...text in right margin(associated with the ¶)...text in right margin(associated with the ¶)...text in top margin (associated with the ¶)...text in top margin (associated with the ¶)...text in bottom margin (associated with the ¶)...text in bottom margin (associated with the ¶) These should follow the paragraph they are associated with....text in right margin (not associated with the ¶)...text in right margin (not associated with the ¶)...text in top margin (not associated with the ¶)...text in top margin (not associated with the ¶)...text in bottom margin (not associated with the ¶)...text in bottom margin (not associated with the ¶) These should be at the top or bottom of the page of transcription as you deem appropriate.

47 Item Each entry should be be tagged with a at the beginning of the paragraph and after the sum and any margin notes that apply to the entry. etc. does not need to be included in the item tag. Each entry should be be tagged with a at the beginning of the paragraph and after the sum and any margin notes that apply to the entry. etc. does not need to be included in the item tag.

48 Item De lui la somme de trois cens cinquante liures de xl g^ De lui la somme de trois cens cinquante liures de xl g^ monn^ d^te sur sa recepte de lann^ finie led^ derr^ jour de decembre derr^ passe En deniers paiez co^me dess^ par descharge dud^ receueur f^te le penultieme jour dud^ mois de janu^r oud^ an lad^ somme de iij c l l de xl g^ prinse 9 e dess^ fo xlix prinse 9 e dess^ fo xlix

49 Crossed out lines and things written above Crossed out information should still be transcribed. It will be tagged with Crossed out information should still be transcribed. It will be tagged with Things written above the line are tagged with Things written above the line are tagged with receueuer f^te led^ xviij de juillet jour et an dess^d^ lad^te somme de

50 Below If something has been added below a line you tag it with. If something has been added below a line you tag it with.

51 Minims When there is a set of minims that you cannot reasonably identify transcribe them with l’s in a set of brackets. e.g. make sure there is a space between each l and that there is an l for every minim. When there is a set of minims that you cannot reasonably identify transcribe them with l’s in a set of brackets. e.g. make sure there is a space between each l and that there is an l for every minim. deniers paiez A mess^ loys de mas es chl^r

52 Unknown letters other than minims When other letters are unknown do the same thing with periods e.g. put a period for each letter you think is there with a space between each period When other letters are unknown do the same thing with periods e.g. put a period for each letter you think is there with a space between each period m l f^ de

53 Other tags expand- other than the standard abbreviations you should expand abbreviated words with expand- other than the standard abbreviations you should expand abbreviated words with guessing- if you are guessing on a transcription you should tag it with guessing- if you are guessing on a transcription you should tag it with translation-if you feel that a word or phrase needs a translation you insert the translation after the word or phrase with translation-if you feel that a word or phrase needs a translation you insert the translation after the word or phrase with

54 Note bene A note bene is any note that you feel should be made. You tag it with A note bene is any note that you feel should be made. You tag it with This tag may be used to provide information that is missing e.g. you may put in the receueur’s name with a when it simply says “De lui…” This tag may be used to provide information that is missing e.g. you may put in the receueur’s name with a when it simply says “De lui…”

55 Note bene De lui pietre Blonde de deux cens livres de xl g^ monn^

56 Let’s see if we’re on the same page transcribe this passage using the tags we’ve talked about

57 Check De lui la somme de deux cens liures de xl g^ monn^ De lui la somme de deux cens liures de xl g^ monn^ d^te sur sa recepte de lann^ comencant led^ prem^r jour de janu^r prouchain ven^ en deniers paiez a anthoine de lornay escuier trenchant de mond^ s^ r sur ses gaiges par descharge dudit receueur f^te led^ xviij de jiullet jour et an dess^d^ lad^te receueur f^te led^ xviij de jiullet jour et an dess^d^ lad^te somme de ij c l de xl g^ ij c l de xl g^ corrigetar en lextrait de noue^bre corrigetar en lextrait de noue^bre m cccc lxiij fo o vij m cccc lxiij fo o vij

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