Encoded Archival Description Tag Library, Version 2002
Name(s) of institution(s) or individual(s) who endorsed, financed, or arranged the acquisition, appraisal, and processing of the described materials or the preparation and distribution of the finding aid. Because acknowledgment of such contributors often appears on title pages of finding aids, the <sponsor> element is available in both the optional <titlepage> element in <frontmatter> and in the required <titlestmt> portion of the <eadheader>. Do not confuse with <author>, which is used to denote the persons or institutions responsible for the intellectual content of the finding aid, or with <repository>, which is used to identify the institution or corporate body providing intellectual access to the described materials.
The <sponsor> element is comparable to MARC field 536.
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May occur within:
<filedesc> <titlestmt> <titleproper>Inventory of The Bruno Walter Papers, <date>ca. 1887-1966</date></titleproper> <author>Processed by Richard Koprowski, Fran Barulich, and Robert Kosovsky; machine-readable finding aid created by Robert Kosovsky</author> <sponsor>Encoding funded by the generous support of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.</sponsor> </titlestmt> . . . </filedesc>
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May 26, 2006