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Deaccession date

Definition

The date when an item was struck off the accession register.

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. Record all four digits for the year.

Examples

08/10/1990; 06/1972; 1899; 2017-12-17

Use

Record once only for a disposal.

Information group

Disposal information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust