EAD Tag Library for Version 1.0


EAD Elements: <c01> Component (First Level)

Description:

A wrapper element that designates the top or first-level subordinate part of the materials being described. Components may be either unnumbered <c> or numbered <c01>, <c02>, etc. The numbered components <c01> to <c12> assist a finding aid encoder in nesting up to twelve component levels accurately, although five or fewer levels often suffice.

The LEVEL attribute is used to identify which level of description the <c01> covers, e.g., "series," "subseries," "file," or "item." Do not expect that all elements at the same numbered component designation represent the same level of description. The <c01> element can start at different levels of description in different finding aids, and, the quantity of hierarchical components can vary between, for example, a "series" and a "file." For example, a <c03> element could represent a "file" in one part of a finding aid, and in another part of the finding aid, a file might be a <c05> element because additional hierarchical groupings were needed to categorize the materials being described.

See the description under Component <c> for additional information.

May contain:

add, admininfo, arrangement, bioghist, c02, controlaccess, dao, daogrp, did, drow, dsc, head, note, odd, organization, scopecontent, thead

May occur within:

dsc

Attributes:

ALTRENDER#IMPLIED, CDATA
AUDIENCE#IMPLIED, external, internal
ENCODINGANALOG#IMPLIED, CDATA
ID #IMPLIED, ID
LANGMATERIAL#IMPLIED, CDATA
LEGALSTATUS #IMPLIED, public, private, otherlegalstatus
LEVEL#IMPLIED, series, collection, file, fonds, item, otherlevel, recordgrp, subgrp, subseries
OTHERLEGALSTATUS#IMPLIED, CDATA
OTHERLEVEL#IMPLIED, CDATA

Examples:

  1. <dsc type="in-depth">
    <c01 level="series">
    <did><unittitle>Series 1: Correspondence</unittitle>[...]</did>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    <c02 level="subseries">
    <did><unittitle>Subseries 1.1: Outgoing Correspondence</unittitle>
    [...]</did>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    <c03 level="file">
    <did><unittitle>Abbinger-Aldrich</unittitle>[...]</did>
    </c03>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    </c02>
    <c02 level="subseries">
    <did><unittitle>Subseries 1.2: Incoming Correspondence</unittitle>
    [...]</did>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    <c03 level="file">
    <did><unittitle>Adams-Ayers</unittitle>[...]</did>
    </c03>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    </c02>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    </c01>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    </dsc>
    
     

  2. <dsc type="analyticover">
    <head>Series Descriptions</head>
    <c01 id="S1006" level="series">
    <did>[...]</did>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    <c02 id="S1006.1" level="subseries">
    <head>S1006.1 Correspondence with family and friends</head>
    <did>
    <unittitle>Correspondence with family and friends.</unittitle>
    <unitid label="Subseries:">S1006.1</unitid>
    <unitdate label="Dates of Creation:" type="inclusive">1962-1987.</unitdate>
    <physdesc label="Physical Description:">1.27m. of <genreform>textual records </genreform>
    and 4 <genreform>photographs.</genreform></physdesc>
    </did>
    <scopecontent><head>Scope and Content</head>
    <p>Subseries consists of correspondence primarily from the friends and family of Margaret
    Laurence, although some correspondence from other writers and colleagues was mixed in as well.</p>
    </scopecontent>
    <note><list type="simple">
    <head>Notes</head>
    <item>Title based on the content of the material.</item>
    <item><ref actuate="user" show="replace" target="S1006.1list">File list available.
    </ref></item>
    </list></note>
    </c02>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    </c01>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    </dsc>
    
    
    

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