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The Library of Congress Subject Headings, UK Archival Thesaurus and School of Scottish Studies Indexing Terms were consulted when creating terms. Family, personal and corporate names were created using the ISAAR CPF standard (International Standard Archival Authority Record For Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families) and National Council on Archives (NCA) Rules for the Constructionof Personal, Place and Corporate Names. Where known, patronymics were given for individuals. Places were indexed using Ordnance Survey maps available through www.nls.uk, using the spelling given by the most recent map. Where appropriate, Gaelic/English equivalents were given for place names using Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba/Placenames of Scotland database (www.gaelicplacenames.org), Ordnance Survey maps, 'The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary' by Edward Dwelly and Stòr-Dàta Briathrachais Gàidhlig as sources for spelling. If a place was identifiable on a map, a geo-reference [using the format xx.xxxxxx; -yy.yyyyyy] was added to the authority file, allowing maps to be displayed alongside index terms. As far as the project is aware, the use of geo-referencing within authority files has not been done before. This database is continually being used by the University of Edinburgh Archives' cataloguing staff.
|Date made available||2009|
|Publisher||University of Edinburgh|
- 1 Finished
Stewart, D., Gillies, W., Scally, J., Stewart, K., Wiseman, A., Mayo, N. & Reid, D.
1/07/09 → 30/09/11
Transcription of the field and transcription notebooks belonging to Alexander Carmichael (1832-1912) : GB 237 Coll-97 CW
Wiseman, A. (Contributor), Stewart, D. (Contributor) & Stewart, K. (Contributor), University of Edinburgh, 23 Jun 2011
Biographies of individuals mentioned in the papers of Alexander Carmichael (1832-1912), folklorist, antiquarian and exciseman.
Stewart, K. (Creator), Stewart, D. (Creator), Wiseman, A. (Creator), Broderick, S. (Creator), Hall, S. (Creator), Bulmer, L. (Creator) & Shaw, A. (Creator), University of Edinburgh, 23 Jun 2011
Stewart, K. (Creator), Wiseman, A. (Creator) & Stewart, D. (Creator), University of Edinburgh, 23 Jun 2011