Glossary

Sources

Paola Carucci, Le fonti archivistiche: ordinamento e conservazione, Roma, 1983.
Glossary of words related to general rules, in ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, traduzione italiana pubblicata in «Rassegna degli Archivi di Stato», LXIII (2003), 1.
Lorenzo Caratti di Valtrei, Genealogy Textbook: profiles, sources and methods. Roma, 2004.

 

A B C D E F G H I K L M O P R S T V W
There are 7 names in this directory beginning with the letter R.
Recruitment Council
Governmental body that managed the military conscription in a province. Until 1923 it was presided over by the prefect and composed by four members, two of them were Army officers designated by the Ministry of War. The CdL mission was to give the final approval for the enrollment of the recruits after the physical and legal control. Subsequently, the CdL assumes more and more a military connotation, but maintaining the same functions.
Recruitment list
Registry compiled by the municipal administration for the Recruitment Council (CdL). It classifies all male citizens by military class (year of birth). This operation is carried out annually for the male residents that are required by age to fulfill their military duty.
Recruitment office
Office in charge of organizing the recruitment operations. There was one in each Province capital. The Recruitment office had a member on the Recruitment Council of each province. By virtue of law n.64, 1992, the recruitment office and military districts share the same jurisdiction.
Reference number
Classification and number assigned to every single archival unit.
Reformed
A male citizen who cannot be drafted.
Regest
A more or less extensive summary of the content of a single document, which contains the indispensable elements to identify it: topical and chronic date, name of the author and of the addressee, names of the parties involved, object of the deed.
Registry
Archival unit formed by a set of bound sheets. In the registry are transcribed or registered in full or summarized documents and minutes of documents, or are carried out transcriptions, registrations and annotations of the legal act. Often the term “volume” is used improperly as a synonym of “register”.