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Bob,

<date> is not *directly* available in <custodhist>, but <p> is, and thus

<custodhist>
        <p>
                <date type="accumulation"></date>
        </p>
</custodhist>

Daniel

At 02:33 PM 3/5/1999 -0500, you wrote:
>Can anybody tell me what the best method is for including the ISAD(G)
>data element "Dates of Accumulation" in an EAD document? In the mapping
>from ISAD(G) to EAD in the Beta EAD Application Guidelines, the
>following  instructions were given to accommodate dates of accumulation:
>"EAD <date> with "type = accumulation" attribute in <p> in
><custodhist>". However, in the Version 1.0 Tag Library the <custodhist>
>tag may not contain a <date> tag, similarly, the <date> tag may not
>appear in the <custodhist> tag. Therefore, until the new Application
>Guidelines are released, we seem to have no place to accommodate dates
>of accumulation in the EAD.
>
>Thanks.
>
>Bob Krawczyk
>Archives Descriptive Database Project Application Developer (ADD-PAD)
>Archives of Ontario
>(416) 327-1621
>
>
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