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<abstract>contains a prose summary or abstract of the contents of one manuscript item.
Attributes
Example
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (range?, p+)>

<accMat>contains details of any significant additional material which may be closely associated with the manuscript being described, such as non-contemporaneous documents or fragments bound in with the manuscript at some earlier historical periods. .
Attributes
typefurther characterizes the accompanying material, for example as letter, note, paste-in, etc.
Datatype: CDATA
any convenient typology may be used
Default: #IMPLIED
Example
<accMat>
<p>A slip in Árni Magnúe;sson's hand has been stuck to the
pastedown on the inside front cover; the text reads:<q>Þidreks
Søgu þessa hefi eg feiged af Sekreterer Wielandt Anno 171
5 i Kaupmanna høfn.  Hun er, sem eg sie, Copia af Austfirda
bókinni (Eidagás) en<expan>n</expan> ecki progenies
Brædratungu bokarinnar. Og er þar fyrer eigi i
allan<expan>n</expan> máta samhlioda
þ<expan>eir</expan>re er Sr Jon Erlendz son hefer ritad fyrer
Mag. Bryniolf. Þesse Þidreks Saga mun vera komin fra Sr
Vigfuse á Helgafelle.</q></p>
</accMat>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (p+)>

<acquisition>contains any descriptive or other information concerning the process by which a ms or ms part entered the holding institution.
Attributes
Example
<acquisition>
<p>Left to the <name type="place">Bodleian</name> by 
<name type="person">Richard Rawlinson</name> in 1755.</p>
</acquisition>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (p+)>

<additional>groups additional information relating to the modern bibliography for a manuscript, its current curatorial status, and and other associated materials.
Attributes
Example
<additional>
<adminInfo>
<recordHist>
  <source><p>Catalogued <date>04.06.99</date> by
  <name>MJD</name>.</p></source>
</recordHist>
<custodialHist>
 <p>Conserved between <dateRange from="03.1961" to="02.1963">March
 1961 and February 1963</dateRange> at Birgitte Dalls
 Konserveringsværksted.</p>
 <p>Photographed on <date value="05.1988">May 1988</date> by
 AMI/FA.</p>
 <p>Dispatched to Iceland on <date value="13.11.1989">13 November
 1989</date>.</p>
</custodialHist> </admininfo>
<surrogates>
 <p>The manuscript was photographed by <name>AMI/FA</name> in
 <date>May 1988</date>; AMI has the following copies: <bibl><idNo
 type="microfilm (master)">Neg. 748</idNo></bibl>, <bibl><idNo
 type="microfilm (archive)">Pos. 685</idNo></bibl> and <bibl><idNo
 type="prints">AM Acc. 22</idNo></bibl>.</p>
</surrogates>
</additional>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (listBibl?, adminInfo?, surrogates?, accMat?)>

<adminInfo>groups administrative information relating to the present custody of the manuscript, and also to the record description itself.
Attributes
Example
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (p|recordHist|availability|custodialHist)+>

<altName>contains an alternative name or identifier for a manuscript, such as a former catalogue number or a nickname.
Attributes
typefurther characterizes the alternative name, for example as catalogue number, nickname, etc.
Datatype: CDATA
any convenient typology may be used
Default: #IMPLIED
Example
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (#PCDATA)>

<binding>contains description of binding, i.e. type of covering, boards, etc.
Attributes
Example
<binding date="yes">
<p>Contemporary blind stamped leather over wooden boards with evidence of a fore edge clasp closing to the back cover.</p>
</binding>
Example
<binding date="no">
<p>Quarter bound by the Phillipps binder, Bretherton, with his sticker on the front pastedown.</p>
</binding>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (p+)>

<collation>contains a description of how the leaves or bifolia are arranged.
Attributes
Example
<collation>
<p>The written leaves preceded by an original flyleaf, conjoint with the pastedown.</p>
</collation>
Example
<collation>
<p>1-5.8 6.6 (catchword, f. 46, does not match following text) 7-8.8 9.10, 11.2 (through f. 82) 12-14.8 15.8(-7)
</p><catchwords><p>Catchwords written horizontally in center or towards the right lower margin in various manners: in red ink for quires 1-6 (which are also signed in red ink with letters of the alphabet and arabic numerals); quires 7-9 in ink of text within yellow decorated frames; quire 10 in red decorated frame; quire 12 in ink of text; quire 13 with red decorative slashes; quire 14 added in cursive hand.</p></catchwords></collation>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - ((p|formula|catchwords|signatures)+)>

<collection>contains the name of a collection of manuscripts, not necessarily located within a single repository.
Attributes
Example
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (#PCDATA)>

<colophon>contains the text of any colophon attached to a particular manuscript item.
Attributes
Example
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (range?, %phrase.seq;)>

<custEvent>describes a single event during the custodial history of a manuscript or manuscript .
Attributes
typespecifies the type of event, for example conservation, photography, exhibition, etc.
Datatype: CDATA
any convenient typology may be used
Default: #IMPLIED
Example
<custEvent type="photography">
<date>12 Dec 1964</date>
<p>Photographed by David Cooper
</custEvent>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (date?,p+)>

<custHist>contains a description of a manuscript's custodial history, either as running prose or as a series of dated custodial events.
Attributes
Example
<custHist>
<custEvent type="conservation">
<date notBefore="03.1961" notAfter="02.1963"></date>
<p>Conserved between March 1961 and February 1963 at Birgitte Dalls 
Konserveringsværksted.</p></custEvent>
<custEvent type="photography">
<date>May 1988</date>
<p>Photographed in May 1988</date> by AMI/FA.</p></custEvent>
<custEvent type="transfer/dispatch">
<date value="13.11.1989">13 November 1989</date>
<p>Dispatched to Iceland.</p></custEvent>
</custHist>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (p+ | custEvent+)>

<decoNote>contains a description of some portion of the decoration of a manuscript.
Attributes
Example
<decoration><decoNote type="illustration">
<p>The start of each book of the Bible with a 10-line historiated illuminated initial;</p>
</decoNote><decoNote type="ornamentation"><p>prefaces decorated with 6-line blue initials with red penwork flourishing; chapters marked by 3-line plain red initials; verses with 1-line initials, alternately blue or red.</p>
</decoNote></decoration>
Example
<decoration><decoNote type="major">
<p>The start of each book of the Bible with a 10-line historiated illuminated initial;</p>
</decoNote><decoNote type="minor"><p>prefaces decorated with 6-line blue initials with red penwork flourishing; chapters marked by 3-line plain red initials; verses with 1-line initials, alternately blue or red.</p>
</decoNote></decoration>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - ((p)+)>

<decoration>contains a either a prose description of the decoration of a manuscript; or is a grouping device for one or more items contained by <decoNote>.
Attributes
Example
<decoration>
<p>The start of each book of the Bible with a 10-line historiated
illuminated initial; prefaces decorated with 6-line blue initials with red
penwork flourishing; chapters marked by 3-line plain red initials; verses
with 1-line initials, alternately blue or red.</p>
</decoration>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - ((p|decoNote)+)>

<explicit>contains the text of any explicit attached to a particular manuscript item.
Attributes
Example
<explicit>
<range>f 234</range>Explicit pars tertia</explicit>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (range?, %phrase.seq;)>

<finalRubric>contains the text of any finalRubric attached to and following a particular manuscript item.
Attributes
Example
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (range?, %phrase.seq;)>

<form>contains a description of the physcial format of the manuscript item.
Attributes
Example
<form>
Three vellum pieces sewn together to make a roll.
</form>
Example
<form>
Seven volumes.
</form>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (%paraContent;)>

<history> groups elements describing the full history of a manuscript or manuscript part.
Attributes
Example
<history>
<origin><p>Written in Copenhagen in April, 1999.</origin>
<provenance><p>Known to have been in the posession of Matthew of Paris
</p></provenance>
<acquisition>
<p>Purchased by the Arnamagnæan Commission in 
April 1999 (see <bibl>Sales Ledger XXIII, pp 234</bibl>).</p>
</acquisition>
</history>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (origin?, provenance*, acquisition?)>

<incipit>contains the text of any incipit attached to a particular manuscript item.
Attributes
Example
<incipit>
<range>f 233</range>Incipit altercacio inter filomenam & bubonem
</incipit>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (range?, %phrase.seq;)>

<institution>contains the institutional name of an organization, such as a University or Library, within which a manuscript repository is located.
Attributes
Example
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (#PCDATA)>

<layout>contains a description of ruling technique and layout.
Attributes
Example
<layout>
<p>32 long lines ruled in lead.</p>
</layout>
Example
<layout>
<p>2 columns of 42 lines ruled in ink, with center rule between the columns.</p>
</layout>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (p+)>

<locus>defines a location within a manuscript or manuscript part, usually as a (possibly discontinuous) sequence of folio references.
Attributes
suppliedindicates whether the foliation used to define the locus was supplied by the cataloguer or is that used in the manuscript itself
Datatype: CDATA
yesthe foliation is supplied by the cataloguer
nothe foliation is as given in the manuscript
Default: #IMPLIED
fromspecifies the starting point of the location in a normalised form
Datatype: CDATA
typically this will be a page number
Default: #IMPLIED
tospecifies the end-point of the location in a normalized form
Datatype: CDATA
typically this will be a page number
Default: #IMPLIED
targetssupplies identifiers of associated page images
Datatype: CDATA
a list of SGML identifiers, either of <image> elements within a transcript, or of <xptr> elements linked to such images
Default: #IMPLIED
Example
<range targets="P12 P13 P14 P16">fols 12-14, 16r</range>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (#PCDATA)>

<msContents>describes the intellectual content of a manuscript or manuscript part either as a series of paragraphs or as a series of structured manuscript items.
Attributes
Example
<msContents>
<p>A collection of Lollard sermons</p>
</msContents>
Example
<msContents>
<msItem n="1"><title>An ABC</title>: <range>fols. 5r -7v</range>
(<bibl><title>IMEV</title> <biblScope>239</biblScope></bibl>)</msItem>
<msItem n="2"><title lang="FRA">Lenvoy de Chaucer a Scogan</title>:
<range>fols. 7v -8v</range> (<bibl><title>IMEV</title>
<biblScope>3747</biblScope></bibl>)</msItem>
<msItem n="3"><title>Truth</title>: <range>fol. 8v</range>
(<bibl><title>IMEV</title> <biblScope>809</biblScope></bibl>)</msItem>
<msItem n="4"><title>Birds Praise of Love</title>: <range>fols. 8v
-10v</range> (<bibl><title>IMEV</title>
<biblScope>1506</biblScope></bibl>)</msItem>
<msItem n="5"><title lang="LAT">De amico ad amica</title> and <title
lang="LAT">Responcio</title>: <range>fols. 10v -11v</range>
(<bibl><title>IMEV</title> <biblScope>16 &
19</biblScope></bibl>)</msItem>
<msItem n="6"><title>Troilus and Criseyde</title>: <range>fols. 14r
-126v</range> (Bk. 1:71-Bk. 5:1701, with additional losses due to
mutilation throughout)</msItem>
</msContents>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (p+|msItem+)>

<msDescription>contains a description of a single identifiable manuscript or manuscript part
Attributes
statusspecifies the compositional status of a manuscript or manuscript part
Datatype: CDATA
uniunitary: the manuscript is a complete entity which exists as a single fragment
compocomposite: the manuscript is a complete entity comprising multiple fragments
fragfragmentary: the manuscript is an incomplete assemblage of one or more fragments
unknownunknown or unstated
Default: unknown
Example
<msDescription>
<msIdentifier>
<city>Oxford</city>
<repository>Bodleian Library</repository>
<idNo>Rawlinson Poet. 149</idNo></msIdentifier>
<shortDesc><title>The Canterbury Tales</title></shortDesc>
</summary>
</msDescription>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (msIdentifier+, shortDesc?, textDesc?, physDesc?, history?, additional?, msPart*)>

<msDocket>contains a name or description for the manuscript supplied by the cataloguer for use as a running heading.
Attributes
Example
<msDocket>
The Ellesmere Chaucer
</msDocket>
 
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (%phrase.seq;)>

<msIdentifier>contains the information required to identify a given manuscript or manuscript part uniquely within its holding institution.
Attributes
Example
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (country?, region?, city, institution?, repository, collection?, (idNo|altName)+)>

<msItem>describes an individual work or item within the intellectual content of a manuscript or manuscript part.
Attributes
Example
<msItem>
<range>ff. 1r-24v</range>
<title type="uniform">Agrip af Noregs konunga sögum</title>
<incipit>regi oc h<expan>ann</expan> seti ho<gap reason="illegible"
extent="7">sc heim se<expan>m</expan> þio</incipit>
<explicit>h<expan>on</expan> hev<expan>er</expan> <expan>oc</expan>
þa buit hesta .ij. aNan viþ fé en
h<expan>on</expan>o<expan>m</expan> aNan til
reiþ<expan>ar</expan></explicit>
<langUsage>
   <language id="ON">Old Norse/Icelandic</language>
</langUsage>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (#PCDATA|range|author|respStmt|title |rubric|incipit|explicit|colophon|finalRubric|langUsage |q|bibl|abstract|msItem )*>

<msPart>contains information about an originally distinct manuscript or manuscript fragment now forming part of a composite manuscript.
Attributes
Example
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (msIdentifier?, shortDesc?, textDesc?, physDesc?, history?, additional?, msPart*)>

<msSummary>contains a brief structured description of a manuscript .
Attributes
Example
<msSummary>
<author>Domenico Cavalca</author>
<title>Vite dei santi padri</title>
<origPlace>trans. Naples</origPlace>
<origDate>1474</origDate>
</msSummary>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (author|title|origPlace|origDate|note)*>

<music>contains description of type of musical notation.
Attributes
Example
<music>
<p>Square notation of 4-line red staves.</p>
</music>
Example
<music>
<p>Neumes in campo aperto of the St. Gall type.</p>
</music>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (p+)>

<origDate>contains any form of date, used to identify the date of origin for a manuscript or manuscript part.
Attributes
Example
<origDate>3rd century BCE</origDate>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (#PCDATA)>

<origin>contains any descriptive or other information concerning the origin of a manuscript or manuscript part.
Attributes
Example
<origin notBefore="1802" notAfter="1845" evidence="internal">
<p>Copied in <origPlace>Derby</origPlace>, probably from an
old Flemish original, between 1802 and 1845..</p>
</origin>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (p+)>

<origPlace>contains any form of place name, used to identify the place of origin for a manuscript or manuscript part.
Attributes
Example
<origPlace>Birmingham</origPlace>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (#PCDATA)>

<paratext>contains a description of items which aid the reader, such as foliation, pagination, column numbers, running heads, etc..
Attributes
Example
<paratext><p>
Early modern foliation to f. 164, showing that ff. 41, 89, 107 were cut away; stubs remain.</p>
</paratext>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (p+)>

<provenance>contains any descriptive or other information concerning a single identifiable episode during the history of a manuscript or manuscript part, after its creation but before its acquisition.
Attributes
Example
<provenance>
<p>Listed as the property of Lawrence Sterne in 1788.
</provenance>
<provenance>
<p>Sold at Sothebys in 1899.
</provenance>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (p+)>

<recordHist>provides information about the source and revision status of the parent manuscript description itself.
Attributes
Example
<recordHist>
<source><p>Derived from <ref target="IMEV123">IMEV 123</ref> with additional research
by P.M.W.Robinson</p></source>
<change><date>23 June 1999</date>
<respStmt><name>LDB</name><resp>editor</resp></respStmt>
<item>checked examples against DTD version 3.6</item>
</change>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (source, change*)>

<repository>contains the name of a repository (a physical building) within which manuscripts are stored, forming part of an institution.
Attributes
Example
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (#PCDATA)>

<rubric>contains the text of any rubric attached to and preceding a particular manuscript item.
Attributes
Example
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (range?, %phrase.seq;)>

<script>contains description of script used.
Attributes
Example
<script>
<p>Written in angelicana formata.</p>
</script>
Example
<script>
<p>Written in a textura script.</p>
</script>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (handlist?, p+)>

<source>describes the original source for the information contained with a manuscript description.
Attributes
Example
<source><p>Derived from <ref target="STAN60">Stanley (1960)</ref>
</p></source>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (p+)>

<support>contains a description of material upon which writing is done.
Attributes
Example
<support>Early modern parchement and paper.
</support>
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (%paracontent;)>

<surrogates>contains information about any digital or photographic representations of the manuscript being described which may exist in the holding institution or elsewhere.
Attributes
Example
 <surrogates>
<p>There are two sets of microfilms, <bibl>G.Neg 36</ref>and
<bibl>G.Pos 45</bibl> taken from the same set of photographs.</p>
</surrogates> 
Declaration<!ELEMENT - - (p+) >


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