On April 10, at 11:03 AM, Cruikshank, Kathleen A wrote:
> I'm working on a collection with lots of printed-out emails, many of
> them on the same day but at different times, and I'm feeling the need
> to indicate time as well as date in the finding aid. Has anyone dealt
> with this situation, and if so, how?
Hi Kathleen -- Just out of curiousity, what is the reason for going to
this level of detail in the finding aid, rather than simply giving the
yymmdd ? While the physical emails could/should be put in time order as
well as date order, perhaps the finding aid doesn't need to go to that
Also, note that the time/date given on the emails may not be correct,
since that relies on the sender's computer's calendar. Corporate emails
are far more likely to be correct of course but personal ones may not
be. For example, last month I got an email from a friend dated February
1966 because something had gone amiss in her computer's calendar, and
due to a bizarre glitch in my dad's email account it has resent me the
same email from him every November for the last five years, dated
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