Damage/loss method


The method by which an object or group of objects was damaged or lost to the collections.

How to record

Use a single term, without punctuation or capitalisation. Maintain a list of standard terms.


stolen; burnt; flood


Record more than once for an object only if more than one Damage/loss method applies.

Information group

Damage/loss information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust