EAD (Encoded Archival Description ; Version 2002 Official Site)

Encoded Archival Description Tag Library, Version 2002

EAD Elements

<div> Text Division


A generic element that designates a major section of text within <frontmatter>. Examples of these text divisions include a title page, preface, acknowledgments, or instructions for using a finding aid. Use the <head> element to identify the <div>'s purpose.

May contain:

address, blockquote, chronlist, div, head, list, note, p, table

May occur within:

div, frontmatter


AUDIENCE #IMPLIED, external, internal


                <p>The University of California, Irvine Libraries wishes to
                acknowledge the generosity of the family of Edgar Holden for an endowment
                in support of the processing and maintenance of this collection and the
                University of California Office of the President for grant funding in
                support of the encoding of this and other finding aids using the Encoded
                Archival Description standard.</p>
            </div> . . .

                <titleproper>Inventory of the Rietta Hines Herbert Papers, 1940-1969</titleproper>
                <author>Processed by: Debra Carter</author>
                <publisher>Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture<lb/>
                The New York Public Library</publisher>
                <date>August, 1977</date>
                <p> &copy; <date>1999 </date> The New York Public
                Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations.  All rights reserved.</p>
                <p>This inventory is one of several prepared as a part of the archival
                preservation program at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture,
                a research division of The New York Public Library.</p>
                <p>The Schomburg archival preservation program involves the organization
                and preservation of primary source material held by the Center and of significance
                to the study of the Black Experience. It furthermore includes the preparation of
                detailed inventories of these records, making the information contained therein
                accessible as well as available to scholars.</p>
                <p>The necessary staff and supplies for this program were made available
                through a combination of Library, National Endowment for the Humanities grant,
                and State of New York grant funds.</p>