Encoded Archival Description Tag Library, Version 2002
<notestmt> Note Statement
An optional subelement within the <filedesc> portion of the <eadheader> that groups <note> elements, each of which contains a single piece of descriptive information about the finding aid. These <note>s are similar to the "general notes" in traditional bibliographic descriptions.
The <notestmt> element is modeled on a header element found in the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI).
May occur within:
In the California Digital Library, access points are put in the <eadheader> for system use in the resource directory. These same access points are also provided in <controlaccess> for public use.
<notestmt> <note> <p> <subject source="cdl">Arts and Humanities--Performing Arts--Dance</subject> <subject source="cdl">Arts and Humanities--Performing Arts--Theater</subject> </p> </note> </notestmt>
May 26, 2006