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Thank you! I will make the change and code the 400 $w nne.



On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 5:24 PM, Hostage, John <[log in to unmask]>
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> Robert covered most of the points, but as for the VIAF record, that comes
> directly from the LCNAF, so if that gets changed, the VIAF record will
> eventually get changed.
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> *From:* Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]
> GOV] *On Behalf Of *Kaelin Rasmussen
> *Sent:* Monday, August 14, 2017 15:04
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> *Subject:* [PCCLIST] incorrect dates in 100 field
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> Hello all,
>
> It was brought to our attention by a patron that the heading for Pollock,
> Charles, 1832-1910 (NAR n  99284598) contains incorrect birth and death
> dates.  This heading represents a photograph publisher active in Boston.
> Using the Boston directory and Massachusetts vital statistics records, I've
> been able to verify that this person's dates are in fact 1828-1900.
>
> I would like to change the 100 to Pollock, Charles, 1828-1900, and put the
> incorrect dates in a 400, coded $w nnea. But I have not been able to find
> the source of the dates 1832-1910 (outside of the 670 representing an OCLC
> search from 2000), and I'm hesitant to change the 100 without being able to
> do so.
>
> Should I go ahead and change the 100 field to correct this apparent error?
> What would others do in this case?
>
> It's a question of about 50 linked bib records in OCLC, but the error
> extends to VIAF (VIAF ID: 53487251) as well.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Kaelin Rasmussen
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> Kaelin Rasmussen
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