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Date – earliest/single certainty

Definition

A term describing the extent to which the Date – earliest/single recorded is thought to be correct.

How to record

Use a single term, without punctuation or capitalisation. Maintain a list of standard terms. If left blank, the assumption is that the Date – earliest/single recorded is thought to be correct.

Examples

probably; possibly; circa; before; after

Use

Record once only for a Date – earliest/single if required.

Information group

Date information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust