Recording guidelines for persons and organisations

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Although Person or Organisation information is often the most common and important information you may need to deal with, names and other related information also be difficult to identify and record on occasions, especially when faced with changes of names and foreign languages. These guidelines will not deal with all the problems you will encounter, they are intended to answer some of the more common questions you may have.

Simple cards

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Collections Trust supplies simple cards that support the Spectrum Cataloguing procedure (a Spectrum Primary Procedure). They allow the museum to capture a basic level of information for a wide variety of collections.

Object cards

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Collections Trust supplies object cards that support the Spectrum Cataloguing procedure (a Spectrum Primary Procedure). Object cards allow the museum to capture detailed cataloguing information for a wide variety of collection types.