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Date – earliest/single qualifier

Definition

A qualification of the earliest probable or exact date at which an event in an object’s history is thought to have occurred.

How to record

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

Examples

+ or – 150; approximate

Use

Use for a Date – earliest/single as required

Information group

Date information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust