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On Sun, 14 Apr 1996 17:01:15 -0400 Stephen Davis wrote:

[intro deleted]

> In any event, several possible scenarios might accommodate both normalized
> and narrative data in finding aids, all of which must surely have at least
> been noted at one of the BFAP/EAD workshops or conferences.  In each case,
> however, the finding aid author would have to include additional data in the
> record to convey the "normalized form" of the name, location or subject.
> Here's a starter list of possible approaches:
[examples deleted]

I would simply suggest a reg attribtute (as per TEI), into which the normalised
form could be put, eg

"At folios 121-2 is <persname reg="Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649">Charles I</persname>'s speech to the <corpname>House of
Lords</corpname>"

This is an example from one of our finding aids, using the USMARC names
file for authority control.

Richard Gartner
Bodleian Library