On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 2:55 PM, Michele R Combs <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> [Posting this to both EAD and A&A -- apologies for duplication]
> Is there a rule of thumb on when to include the creator's name in the title of a collection of stuff about a third party? For example, say Mary Smith amassed a huge collection of John Wayne material that she donates to us. Does one call it the John Wayne Collection (and list the creator as Mary Smith), or would you call it the Mary Smith Collection Relating to John Wayne? Or is it just local practice?
> APPM simply says to do so "if appropriate" which is flexible (good) but also vague (bad).
APPM has been superseded completely by DACS. Following DACS order, it should be:
[creator|collector] collection [on ...]
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