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Field label
Field mnemonic
Field name
  • Disposition Recipient Name
  • Aliénataire
Field definition
This field contains the name of the institution or the individual who received the object upon disposition.
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 names of individuals, from most senior to junior or alphabetically, in the following format: surname, given name(s) or initial(s). Enter organization or business name(s) without inverting in the format: name in full, followed by suffixed information in parentheses. Honorific titles or other information that ordinarily precede the name, should be entered after the given name or initials, and separated from them by a comma. Other descriptive information may be appended within parentheses. Initials should be followed by periods. Commas and periods should be followed by a space unless they are followed by other punctuation. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Board OK Disposal (BMDN) as well as other Disposition fields with mnemonics prefixed by 'DN'.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
  • Beebe, W.
  • Billings, Bradish
  • Roy, C. A., Dr. (Director)
  • Roy, C. A. (M.Sc.)
  • Parker, Louise, Mrs. (Education)
  • Acme Insurance Limited
  • Global Museum Associates
  • John Forbes and Son Limited
  • Dumoulin, Charles Albert, honorable
  • Jean Lacombe et Fils ltée (Sorel, Québec)
  • ACME Ceramics Limited (Toronto, Ontario)
  • Administration
  • User's Conference 1983
Field label (French)
Field mnemonic (French)

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