All names in a finding aid do not have to be tagged. One option is to tag those names for which access other than basic, undifferentiated keyword retrieval is desired. Use of controlled vocabulary names is recommended to facilitate access to the names within and across finding aid systems. The <name> element may be used in many text elements. To indicate a name with major representation in the materials being described, nest <name> within the <archdesc> <controlaccess> element.
The ROLE attribute can be used to specify the relationship(s) of the name to the materials being described, for example, "subject" or "photographer." The SOURCE attribute can be used to specify the vocabulary from which the name has been taken.
See also the related access elements under <controlaccess>.
The <name> element is comparable to MARC field 720, when it is not from a controlled vocabulary.
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|SOURCE||#IMPLIED, aat, aacr2, cdwa, dot, gmgpc, lcnaf, lcsh, lctgm, local, mesh, mim, ncarules, nmc, rad, rbgenr, tgn, ulan, othersource|
<c02 level="file"> <did><unittitle><name>Bartleby</name>barn purchase files,<unitdate type="single">1799.</unitdate></unittitle> <physdesc><extent>3 items, </extent>heavily <physfacet>foxed.</physfacet></physdesc> <note><p>Items relate to the purchase by Mr. Wigglethorpe from <persname normal="Josiah Brookes">Jos. Brookes </persname>of a building colloquially known as the Bartleby barn.</p></note> </did> </c02>
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