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Person’s biographical note

Definition

Information about the personal history of a Person.

How to record

Use normal grammar and punctuation. Describe school and any further education, employment history, current post or professional history. Use also to indicate when the Person worked. Do not put here information which is specific to an object – this should go in an object-related field, such as Production note or Object history. Include information about any employment in an organisation if an employee.

Examples

Educated at Burston Village School, Suffolk. She was a carpentry apprentice and worked for 23 years at Wood’s furniture makers, Bures.

Use

Record once only for a Person.

Use this for information about an object owner, selector or viewer taking part of a Revisiting Collections event.

Information group

Person information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust