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> Amy,
> please, could you be a bit more explicit? Such as I understand, the
> creator's original order would define the levels (series or not); even
> if
> the original order is not actually arranged, two levels could be
> defined:
> fonds and pieces. In addition, encoding according EAD allows you to re-
> arrange in the computer information for physically not-arranged
> materials, or something like this. Really, I would need more
> information
> to give a good answer.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Amy McCrory <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 11:17:22 -0500
> Subject: question about re-engineering
>
> > Has anyone, in attempting to re-engineer legacy finding aids for EAD
> > compatibility, encountered resistance on the basis that re-ordering
> of
> > elements into series and other hierarchical levels would violate the
> > creator's original order?
> >
> > Amy McCrory
> > Archivist
> > Cartoon Research Library
> > Ohio State University