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INSTITUTION FOUNDED - Humanities

Field label
INSTITUTION FOUNDED
Field mnemonic
INFD
Field name
  • Institution Founded Date
  • Date de fondation de l'établissement
Field definition
This field contains the founding date of the institution.
Heading
INSTITUTION FIELDS
Comments
NOTE: This field has NOT been updated as part of the May 2010 Data Dictionary update. Priority for the Data Dictionary update was given to those fields that are required or strongly recommended for Artefacts Canada contribution. The Entry Rules for this field will be updated at a later date.
Entry rules
Enter a numeric date. Always record the date in YYYYMMDD order (always give all four digits of the year). Dates can be qualified by adding one of the following attributes: circa (C), prior to (P), later than (L), decade ('s), between (-) and uncertain (?). Attributes should be separated from the date with a space, except for decade ('s) and between (-). Dates can also be described as "unknown". Repeating the same information in each record is not necessary, because data in this field may be automatically generated.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • 1950
  • 1950 c
  • c 1950
  • 1940's
  • 1935-08-29
  • 19350829
  • 1928-1945
  • 19561101
  • 19561101AN
  • 19560000 ?
  • 19561101 PO
  • 20000101 C
  • inconnu
Source
  • CHIN
Field label (French)
DATE DE FONDATION DE L'ÉTABLISSEMENT
Field mnemonic (French)
DFET

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