Encoded Archival Description Tag Library, Version 2002
<materialspec> Material Specific Details
Data which are unique to a particular class or form of material and which are not assigned to any other element of description. Examples of material specific details include mathematical data, such as scale for cartographic and architectural records, jurisdictional and denominational data for philatelic records, and physical presentation data for music records.
The <matspec> element is comparable to MARC fields 254, 255, and 256.
#PCDATA, abbr, archref, bibref, emph, expan, extptr, extref, lb, linkgrp, materialspec, num, ptr, ref, title
May occur within:
archref, did, materialspec
<c03 level="file"> <did> . . . <materialspec label="Mathematical Data"> <materialspec label="Scale:">1:10000</materialspec> <materialspec label="Projection:">Universal transverse Mercator projection</materialspec> </materialspec> </did> . . . </c03>
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May 26, 2006