EAD Tag Library for Version 1.0

Index of Element Names

The following list of Encoded Archival Description data elements indicates the formal element name followed by its EAD tag

Abbreviation <abbr>

Abstract <abstract>

Accruals <accruals>

Acquisition Information <acqinfo>

Address <address>

Address Line <addressline>

Adjunct Descriptive Data <add>

Administrative Information <admininfo>

Alternative Form Available <altformavail>

Appraisal Information <appraisal>

Archival Description <archdesc>

Archival Description Group <archdescgrp>

Archival Reference <archref>

Arrangement <arrangement>

Author <author>

Bibliographic Reference <bibref>

Bibliographic Series <bibseries>

Bibliography <bibliography>

Biography or History <bioghist>

Block Quote <blockquote>

Change <change>

Chronology List <chronlist>

Chronology List Item <chronitem>

Component (Fifth Level) <c05>

Component (First Level) <c01>

Component (Fourth Level) <c04>

Component (Eighth Level) <c08>

Component (Eleventh Level) <c11>

Component (Ninth Level) <c09>

Component (Second Level) <c02>

Component (Seventh Level) <c07>

Component (Sixth Level) <c06>

Component (Tenth Level) <c10>

Component (Third Level) <c03>

Component (Twelfth Level) <c12>

Component (Unnumbered) <c>

Container <container>

Controlled Access Headings <controlaccess>

Corporate Name <corpname>

Creation <creation>

Custodial History <custodhist>

Date <date>

Date of the Unit <unitdate>

Definition List Item <defitem>

Description of Subordinate Components <dsc>

Description of Subordinate Components Group <dscgrp>

Descriptive Identification <did>

Digital Archival Object <dao>

Digital Archival Object Description <daodesc>

Digital Archival Object Group <daogrp>

Digital Archival Object Location <daoloc>

Dimensions <dimensions>

Display Entry <dentry>

Display Row <drow>

EAD Group <eadgrp>

EAD Header <eadheader>

EAD Identifier <eadid>

Edition <edition>

Edition Statement <editionstmt>

Emphasis <emph>

Encoded Archival Description <ead>

Event <event>

Event Group <eventgrp>

Expansion <expan>

Extended Pointer <extptr>

Extended Pointer Location <extptrloc>

Extended Reference <extref>

Extended Reference Location <extrefloc>

Extent <extent>

Family Name <famname>

File Description <filedesc>

File Plan <fileplan>

First Heading <head01>

Front Matter <frontmatter>

Function <function>

Genre/Physical Characteristic <genreform>

Geographic Name <geogname>

Heading <head>

ID of the Unit <unitid>

Imprint <imprint>

Index <index>

Index Entry <indexentry>

Item <item>

Label <label>

Language <language>

Language Usage <langusage>

Line Break <lb>

Linking Group <linkgrp>

List <list>

List Heading <listhead>

Name <name>

Name Group <namegrp>

Note <note>

Note Statement <notestmt>

Number <num>

Occupation <occupation>

Organization <organization>

Origination <origination>

Other Descriptive Data <odd>

Other Finding Aid <otherfindaid>

Paragraph <p>

Personal Name <persname>

Physical Description <physdesc>

Physical Facet <physfacet>

Physical Location <physloc>

Pointer <ptr>

Pointer Group <ptrgrp>

Pointer Location <ptrloc>

Preferred Citation <prefercite>

Processing Information <processinfo>

Profile Description <profiledesc>

Publication Statement <publicationstmt>

Publisher <publisher>

Reference <ref>

Reference Location <refloc>

Related Material <relatedmaterial>

Repository <repository>

Restrictions on Access <accessrestrict>

Restrictions on Use <userestrict>

Revision Description <revisiondesc>

Runner <runner>

Scope and Content <scopecontent>

Second Heading <head02>

Separated Material <separatedmaterial>

Series Statement <seriesstmt>

Spanned Column Specification <spanspec>

Sponsor <sponsor>

Subject <subject>

Subordinate Area <subarea>

Subtitle <subtitle>

Table <table>

Table Body <tbody>

Table Column Specification <colspec>

Table Entry <entry>

Table Foot <tfoot>

Table Group <tgroup>

Table Head <thead>

Table Row <row>

Table Specification <tspec>

Text Division <div>

Title <title>

Title of the Unit <unittitle>

Title Page <titlepage>

Title Proper of the Finding Aid <titleproper>

Title Statement <titlestmt>

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