Entry date


The date on which an object or group of objects enters the organisation.

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.


08/10/1990; 2017-12-17


Record once only for an object entry.

Information group

Object entry information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust