Damage/loss date

Definition

The date an object was first established as damaged or missing.

How to record

Always record the day, month and year in the same order. Always use the same character to separate each component. Be as specific as possible and indicate if the date is not known. Always give all four digits for the year.

Examples

08/10/1993; 2017-12-17

Use

Record once only each time an object is damaged or lost.

Information group

Damage/loss information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust