EAD Tag Library for Version 1.0


EAD Elements: <physloc> Physical Location

Description:

Information identifying the place where the described materials are stored, such as the name or number of the building, room, stack, shelf, or other tangible area.

Do not confuse with <container>, which is used to identify the cartons, boxes, reels, folders, and other storage devices used to hold the described materials. Also do not confuse with <repository>, which is used to identify the institution or agency responsible for providing intellectual access to the described materials.

Like all Descriptive Identification <did> subelements, the <physloc> element has a LABEL attribute which may be used to provide a readily understandable heading for the element's content. The TYPE attribute may also be used to identify the nature of the storage location. For security reasons, the AUDIENCE attribute value may be set to "internal" to shield public access to storage location information.

The <physloc> element is comparable to MARC field 852.

May contain:

#PCDATA, abbr, archref, bibref, emph, expan, extptr, extref, lb, linkgrp, ptr, ref, title

May occur within:

archref, dentry, did

Attributes:

ALTRENDER#IMPLIED, CDATA
AUDIENCE#IMPLIED, external, internal
ENCODINGANALOG#IMPLIED, CDATA
ID#IMPLIED, ID
LABEL#IMPLIED, CDATA
PARENT#IMPLIED, IDREFS
TYPE#IMPLIED, CDATA

Examples:

  1. <archdesc type="inventory" level="subgrp">
    <did>
    <head>Overview of the Records</head>
    <repository label="Repository:">
    <corpname>Minnesota Historical Society</corpname></repository>
    <origination label="Creator:">Minnesota. Game and Fish Department
    </origination>
    <unittitle label="Title:">Game laws violation records,
    <unitdate label="Dates:">1908-1928</unitdate>
    </unittitle>
    <abstract label="Abstract:">Records of prosecutions for and seizures of property
    resulting from violation of the state's hunting and fishing laws. </abstract>
    <physdesc label="Quantity:">2.25 cu. ft. (7 v. and 1 folder in 3 boxes)</physdesc>
    <physloc label="Location:">See Detailed Description section for box location</physloc>
    </did>
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    </archdesc>

  2. <c02 level="file">
    <did>
    <physloc>112.I.8.1B-2</physloc>
    <container type="box">2</container>
    <unittitle><unitdate type="inclusive">December 1908-July 1917 </unitdate></unittitle>
    </did>
    </c02>
    
    
    

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