EAD Tag Library for Version 1.0


EAD Elements: <admininfo> Administrative Information

Description:

A wrapper element for descriptive background information that helps readers of the finding aid know how to approach the archival materials and make use of the information they find. Includes information about acquisition source and custodial history, availability of microform or digital surrogates, processing method, preferred citation, restrictions on use or reproduction, and other kinds of administrative information.

The <admininfo> element may present text as a series of Paragraphs <p>, or it may feature content-specific elements: <accessrestrict>, <accruals>, <acqinfo>, <altformavail>, <appraisal>, <custodhist>, <prefercite>, <processinfo>, and <userestrict>. Both examples below illustrate the second approach.

May contain:

accessrestrict, accruals, acqinfo, address, admininfo, altformavail, appraisal, blockquote, chronlist, custodhist, head, list, note, p, prefercite, processinfo, table, userestrict

May occur within:

admininfo, archdesc, archdescgrp, c, c01, c02, c03, c04, c05, c06, c07, c08, c09, c10, c11, c12, dentry

Attributes:

ALTRENDER #IMPLIED, CDATA
AUDIENCE #IMPLIED, external, internal
ENCODINGANALOG #IMPLIED, CDATA
ID #IMPLIED, ID
TYPE #IMPLIED, CDATA

Examples:

  1. <archdesc level="collection">
    <did>[...]</did>
    <admininfo>
    <head>Information for Users of the Collection</head>
    <accessrestrict><p>There are no access restrictions on this
    collection.</p></accessrestrict>
    <userestrict><p>Until 2015 permission to photocopy some materials from this
    collection has been limited at the request of the donor. Please ask repository staff for details
    if you are interested in obtaining photocopies from Series 1:
    Correspondence.</p></userestrict>
    <acqinfo><p>Collection donated to the Manuscript Library by the Estate of
    Edgar Holden in 1993. Donor number: 1993-034.</p></acqinfo>
    <prefercite><p>item, Box #, Edgar Holden Papers, University of Ishtaba
    Manuscript Library</p></prefercite>
    </admininfo>
    <bioghist>[...]</bioghist>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    </archdesc>
    

  2. <dsc type="analyticover">
    <c level="series">
    <did>
    <unittitle label="Series 1:">Correspondence
    <unitdate type="inclusive">1928-1974</unitdate></unittitle>
    <physdesc><extent>4.75 linear feet</extent></physdesc>
    </did>
    <admininfo>
    <userestrict><p>One file of correspondence, in folder 14, requires written
    permission from the donor before any items in the folder can be photocopied. Please see
    reference staff at the University of Ishtaba Manuscript Library for further details.</p>
    </userestrict></admininfo>
    <scopecontent>[...]</scopecontent>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    </c>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    </dsc>
    
    

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