Encoded Archival Description Tag Library, Version 2002
Name(s) of institution(s) or individual(s) responsible for compiling the intellectual content of the finding aid. May include a brief statement indicating the nature of the responsibility, for example, archivist, collections processor, or records manager. Because acknowledgment of such individuals or institutions often appears on the title page of a finding aid, the <author> element is available in both the required <titlestmt> portion of the <eadheader> and the optional <titlepage> element in <frontmatter>.
Use the <creation> element found under <profiledesc> to designate the encoder of the finding aid. Use the <persname> or <corpname> element with the ROLE attribute to designate the author in a Bibliographic Reference <bibref> citation. Use the <origination> element to designate the compiler, collector, or creator of the materials being described.
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May occur within:
1. <filedesc> <titlestmt> <titleproper>Register of the Rhea Higbee Wakeling Collection</titleproper> <author>The print and machine readable finding aids for this collection were created by the Special Collections staff, Gerald R. Sherratt Library.</author> </titlestmt> </filedesc> 2. <frontmatter> <titlepage> <titleproper>Indians Overseas</titleproper> <subtitle>A guide to source materials in the India Office Records for the study of Indian emigration, 1830-1950</subtitle> <author>Timothy N. Thomas</author> <publisher>THE BRITISH LIBRARY<extptr entityref="plachold"> </publisher> <date>1985</date> </titlepage> </frontmatter>
May 25, 2006