The <eadgrp> begins with a required <eadheader>, followed by an optional <frontmatter>, then a required <archdescgrp>. The <archdescgrp> contains not only typical <archdesc> subelements such as <did> and <bioghist>, but a special <dscgrp> to bundle the <ead> instances as subordinate components.
The EAD Group DTD should not be used for assembling documentation about multiple accessions of a single collection or fonds held by a single administrative unit; such accessions should be described in a single <ead> instance.
Use the <ead><archref> element to link between a finding aid for a large body of records and the finding aids for its subordinate series. One example of this situation is a government agency record group with series so large that each series has a separate finding aid.
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