LOT 901
SOLD €160,00

[Curaçao] Archive of 121 secret/confidential application files,

of Dutch candidates for a transfer as civil agent to Curaçao, 1930-1931. Alphabetically ordered (number 1 is Albert Aber, number 121 is Cornelis Zoeteman, therefore apparently complete), in original/modern numbered folders, loose in contemporary cloth portfolio with ties, folio.

Extraordinary archive with handwritten application letters and assessment forms filled in by hand with questions about character, sense of duty, diligence, civilisation, behaviour, attitude and appearance, theoretical and practical skills, etc. Remarks on the original folders about the age and possible children, "even voldoende", "niet aan te bevelen", "voldoende geschikt, evenwel eenigszins slordig en vergeetachtig" and "goed aan te bevelen".

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