We fully believe in the simplest/easiest approach and, therefore, enter the
See Reference as part of the folder title, which obviously we're using as an
"intellectual" entity, rather than an actual physical entity. For those
that assign #s to their folders, this type of entry may throw someone off a
bit - but in that case I would simply leave the folder # off.
<unittitle>Cuevas, Marquis George de (see de Cuevas, Marquis
For a See Also Reference, we also include it in as part of the folder
<unittitle>Arnold Seligmann-Helft Corp.,
<unitdate>1940-1949 </unitdate>(see also de Batz,
Hope this helps!
Archives of American Art
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The reality is that the item is identified with location information
in another place in the finding aid.
Therefore, do not use the physloc element.
1. use the ref as a child of unittitle.
2. use the ref as a child of note/p.
The rest is fine.
My 2 cents.
Library of Congress
--- MicheleR <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello all --
> Suppose I have the following in a finding aid for a collection:
> Correspondence/Subject Files
> Elizabeth Press - Box 1
> Emily Dickinson Bulletin - see Morey, Frederick L.
> Enslin, Theodore - Box 1
> For the Emily Dickinson Bulletin with the "see" reference, how
> might you
> interpret that in EAD? The reference itself is a REF element, no
> there -- but what to wrap it in? If it were a "see also" I would
> use a NOTE
> element, to point out additional information of interest to the
> but in this case there IS no material at "Emily Dickinson Bulletin"
> just a
> pointer to somewhere else.
> As of now we're using PHYSLOC (see below) on the theory that the
> reference functions as a locator to tell the reader where the
> actually is, but I wondered what other approaches might work, or
> what others
> have used.
> <unittitle>Emily Dickinson Bulletin</unittitle>
> <physloc>see <ref target="flm">Morey, Frederick
> Many thanks --
> Michele Rothenberger
> Special Collections Research Center
> Syracuse University
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