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Archival Unit Reference Data Model

Author: George Bruseker, Denitsa Nenova

Version: 1.0

The Archival Unit model is meant to provide a semantic data representation of fields typically used in the documentation of archival records. The generation of archival records typically entails the documentation of a physical and intellectual organization of a collection of holdings. The archival unit model provides a semantic construct for representing these levels in the CIDOC CRM. An instance of Archival Unit is meant to be equivalent to a categorical level of documentation in archival data structures such as fond, series, sub-series etc. It is meant to be used to document collections of items organized physical and intellectualy in a hierarchy from Fond downward. It is agnostic to the number of levels or particular means of determining the distribution of levels. Ths archival unit is not meant to be used to document individual archival items documented in their own right. To document individual archival items in their own right, please use the physical information carrier model.

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Model Sections Description

Names and Classifications

The attribution of names and types is a basic human activity. A chief factor in disambiguating archival units lies in understanding the various names and identifiers that have been given to them at different moments in their individual histories. Likewise, additional classifiers of the unit, such as how it has been formally classified, give important distinguishing characteristics.

identifier Name Description CRM Path used by
archival unit_1_identifier Identifier This field is used to record an identifier attributed to the documented archival unit. → P1 → E42[1_1] → P190 → rdfs:Literal Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_2_identifier_type Identifier Type This field is used to record the type of the identifier attributed to the documented archival unit. → P1 → E42[1_1] → P2 → E55[2_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_3_identifier_provider Identifier Provider This field is used to record the institution, group or individual responsible for providing the documented archival unit's identifier. → P1 → E42[1_1] → P37i → E15[3_1] → P14 → E39[3_2] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_4_identifier_source Identifier Source This field is used to record the source based on which the identifier was attributed to the documented archival unit. → P1 → E42[1_1] → P37i → E15[3_1] → P16 → E73[4_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_5_name Name This field is used to record the main name attributed to the documented archival unit. → P1 → E33_E41[5_1] → P190 → rdfs:Literal

→ P1 → E33_E41[5_1] → P2 → E55[5_2]{'preferred terms'}
Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_6_name_language Name Language This field is used to record the language of the main name attributed to the documented archival unit. → P1 → E33_E41[5_1] → P72 → E56[6_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_10_alternative_name Alternative Name This field is used to record an alternative name under which the documented archival unit is known. → P1 → E33_E41[10_1] → P190 → rdfs:Literal Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_11_alternative_name_type Alternative Name Type This field is used to record the type of the alternative name that has been attributed to the documented archival unit. → P1 → E33_E41[10_1] → P2 → E55[11_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_12_alternative_name_language Alternative Name Language This field is used to record the language of the alternative name attributed to the documented archival unit. → P1 → E33_E41[10_1] → P72 → E56[12_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_13_alternative_name_use_period_-_earliest Alternative Name Use Period - Earliest This field is used to record the earliest known date for use of the alternative name attributed to the documented archival unit. → P1 → E33_E41[10_1] → R64i → F52[13_1] → P4 → E52[13_2] → P82a → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_14_alternative_name_use_period_-_latest Alternative Name Use Period - Latest This field is used to record the latest known date for use of the alternative name attributed to the documented archival unit. → P1 → E33_E41[10_1] → R64i → F52[13_1] → P4 → E52[13_2] → P82b → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_15_alternative_name_-_attributed_by Alternative Name - Attributed by This field is used to record the organization or individual attributing the alternative name to the documented archival unit. → P1 → E33_E41[10_1] → P141i → E13[15_1] → P14 → E39[15_2] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_16_alternative_name_-_source Alternative Name - Source This field is used to record the source on the basis of which the organization attributing the alternative name use based their attribution. → P1 → E33_E41[10_1] → P141i → E13[15_1] → P16 → E73[16_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_17_type Type This field is used to record the formal type of the documented archival unit. → P2 → E55[17_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_20_type_attributor Type Attributor This field is used to record the institution, group or individual responsible for attributing the formal type to the documented archival unit. → P41i → E17[18_1] → P42 → E55[17_1]

→ P41i → E17[18_1] → P14 → E39[20_1]
Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_21_type_qualifying_description Type Qualifying Description This field is used to record a description of the formal type attributed to the documented archival unit using free text. → P41i → E17[18_1] → P42 → E55[17_1]

→ P41i → E17[18_1] → P67i → E33[21_1]
Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_273_archival_level Archival Level This field is used to indicate the specific archival level of the documented archival unit within a larger archival schema. → P128 → E33[273_1] → P2 → E55 "Archival Level"[273_2] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure

The model provides means for tracking identifiers, present and past name use, names and well known typological attributions of the archival unit.

Turtle Encoding
@prefix crm: <http://www.cidoc-crm.org/cidoc-crm/> .
@prefix frbroo: <http://iflastandards.info/ns/fr/frbr/frbroo/> .
@prefix rdfs: <http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#> .
@prefix xsd: <http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#> .

<https://example.org/physical_object/E78> a crm:E78_Collection ;
    crm:P128_carries <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_273_1> ;
    crm:P1_is_identified_by <https://example.org/name/fie_10_1>,
        <https://example.org/name/fie_1_1>,
        <https://example.org/name/fie_5_1> ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_17_1> ;
    crm:P41i_was_classified_by <https://example.org/event/fie_18_1> .

<http://vocab.getty.edu/aat/300404670> a crm:E55_Type ;
    rdfs:label "preferred terms" .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_15_2> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_20_1> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_3_2> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_16_1> a crm:E73_Information_Object .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_21_1> a crm:E33_Linguistic_Object .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_273_1> a crm:E33_Linguistic_Object ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_273_2> .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_4_1> a crm:E73_Information_Object .

<https://example.org/event/fie_13_1> a frbroo:F52_Name_Use_Activity ;
    crm:P4_has_time-span <https://example.org/time_span/fie_13_2> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_15_1> a crm:E13_Attribute_Assignment ;
    crm:P14_carried_out_by <https://example.org/actor/fie_15_2> ;
    crm:P16_used_specific_object <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_16_1> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_18_1> a crm:E17_Type_Assignment ;
    crm:P14_carried_out_by <https://example.org/actor/fie_20_1> ;
    crm:P42_assigned <https://example.org/type/fie_17_1> ;
    crm:P67i_is_referred_to_by <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_21_1> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_3_1> a crm:E15_Identifier_Assignment ;
    crm:P14_carried_out_by <https://example.org/actor/fie_3_2> ;
    crm:P16_used_specific_object <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_4_1> .

<https://example.org/name/fie_10_1> a crm:E33_E41_Linguistic_Appellation ;
    frbroo:R64i_was_name_used_by <https://example.org/event/fie_13_1> ;
    crm:P141i_was_assigned_by <https://example.org/event/fie_15_1> ;
    crm:P190_has_symbolic_content "content" ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_11_1> ;
    crm:P72_has_language <https://example.org/name/fie_12_1> .

<https://example.org/name/fie_12_1> a crm:E56_Language .

<https://example.org/name/fie_1_1> a crm:E42_Identifier ;
    crm:P190_has_symbolic_content "content" ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_2_1> ;
    crm:P37i_was_assigned_by <https://example.org/event/fie_3_1> .

<https://example.org/name/fie_5_1> a crm:E33_E41_Linguistic_Appellation ;
    crm:P190_has_symbolic_content "content" ;
    crm:P2_has_type <http://vocab.getty.edu/aat/300404670> ;
    crm:P72_has_language <https://example.org/name/fie_6_1> .

<https://example.org/name/fie_6_1> a crm:E56_Language .

<https://example.org/time_span/fie_13_2> a crm:E52_Time-Span ;
    crm:P82a_begin_of_the_begin ""^^xsd:dateTime ;
    crm:P82b_end_of_the_end ""^^xsd:dateTime .

<https://example.org/type/fie_11_1> a crm:E55_Type .

<https://example.org/type/fie_273_2> a crm:E55_Type .

<https://example.org/type/fie_2_1> a crm:E55_Type .

<https://example.org/type/fie_17_1> a crm:E55_Type .

Description

Archival units are the subjects of innumerable descriptions that provide a wide range of information with regards to their conditions and history. Such an aim drives the need for the tracking of description information as a separate category. The descriptors necessary to this task are documented in the table below.

identifier Name Description CRM Path used by
archival unit_188_description Description This field is used to record a description in free text of the documented archival unit. → P129i → E33[188_1] → P190 → rdfs:Literal Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_189_description_language Description Language This field is used to record the language of the description of the documented archival unit. → P129i → E33[188_1] → P72 → E56[189_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_190_description_type Description Type This field is used to record the type of description given of the documented archival unit. → P129i → E33[188_1] → P2 → E55[190_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_191_description_author Description Author This field is used to record the author of the description given of the documented archival unit. → P129i → E33[188_1] → P94i → E65[191_1]>-P14 → E39[191_2] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_192_description_date_-_earliest Description Date - Earliest This field is used to record the earliest possible date for the creation of the description of the documented archival unit. → P129i → E33[188_1] → P94i → E65[191_1] → P4 → E52[191_2] → P82a → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_193_description_date_-_latest Description Date - Latest This field is used to record the latest possible date for the creation of the description of the documented archival unit. → P129i → E33[188_1] → P94i → E65[191_1] → P4 → E52[191_2] → P82b —> xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_194_description_-_source Description - Source This field is used to record the source of the description of the documented archival unit. → P129i → E33[188_1] → P94i → E65[191_1] → P16 → E73[194_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure

These descriptors should be deployed together in order to provide full context to ‘text blobs’ by means of authorship, type of description as well as the time of articulation.

Turtle Encoding
@prefix crm: <http://www.cidoc-crm.org/cidoc-crm/> .

<https://example.org/physical_object/E78> a crm:E78_Collection ;
    crm:P129i_is_subject_of <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_188_1> .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_191_2> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_188_1> a crm:E33_Linguistic_Object ;
    crm:P190_has_symbolic_content "content" ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_190_1> ;
    crm:P72_has_language <https://example.org/type/fie_189_1> ;
    crm:P94i_was_created_by <https://example.org/event/fie_191_1> .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_194_1> a crm:E73_Information_Object .

<https://example.org/event/fie_191_1> a crm:E65_Creation ;
    crm:P14_carried_out_by <https://example.org/actor/fie_191_2> ;
    crm:P4_has_time-span <https://example.org/time_span/fie_192_1> ;
    crm:P63_used_specific_object <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_194_1> .

<https://example.org/time_span/fie_192_1> a crm:E52_Time-span ;
    crm:P81a_begin_of_the_begin "content" ;
    crm:P81b_end_of_the_end "content" .

<https://example.org/type/fie_189_1> a crm:E56_Language .

<https://example.org/type/fie_190_1> a crm:E55_Type .

Parthood

Archival units may require documentation not just as a whole, but with regards to their parts. This information category gathers together the basic descriptors typically deployed to this end. The parthood relations of archival units are both highly important information in understanding of this type of work and also highly complex to document. In this base model, we represent simply the relation of belonging of one archival unit to another. An extended model would take account of mereological and topological relations in a much richer way. At the basic reference level, however, this level of detail is not necessary.

identifier Name Description CRM Path used by
archival unit_25_has_part Has Part This field is used to record individually documented parts of the documented physical thing. → P46 → E22[25_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_26_has_part_type Has Part Type This field is used to record part types for the documented physical thing. → P46 → E22[25_1] → P2 → E55[26_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_27_part_count Part Count This field is use to record a part count for the documented physical thing. → P57 → rdfs:Literal Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_287_part_of_archival_unit Part of Archival Unit This field is used to link the documented archival unit to another instance of archival unit of which it forms a part. → P46i → E78[287_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure

Turtle Encoding
@prefix crm: <http://www.cidoc-crm.org/cidoc-crm/> .

<https://example.org/physical_object/E78> a crm:E78_Collection ;
    crm:P46_is_composed_of <https://example.org/physical_object/fie_25_1> ;
    crm:P46i_forms_part_of <https://example.org/physical_object/fie_287_1> ;
    crm:P57_has_number_of_parts "content" .

<https://example.org/physical_object/fie_25_1> a crm:E22_Man_Made_Object ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_26_1> .

<https://example.org/physical_object/fie_287_1> a crm:E78_Curated_Holding .

<https://example.org/type/fie_26_1> a crm:E55_Type .

Existence

Of essential importance in identifying and tracking archival units is information pertaining to their existence, particularly regarding their construction and destruction dates. For this reason, we have clustered descriptors relevant to such information in a common ‘existence’ category. These are described in the table below.

identifier Name Description CRM Path used by
archival unit_58_production_date_-_earliest Production Date - Earliest This field is used to record the earliest possible date for the production of the documented archival unit. → P108i → E12[58_1] → P4 → E52[58_2] → P82a → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_59_production_date_-_latest Production Date - Latest This field is used to record the latest possible date for the production of the documented archival unit. → P108i → E12[58_1] → P4 → E52[58_2] → P82b → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_60_production_location Production Location This field is used to record the place of the production of the documented archival unit. → P108i → E12[58_1] → P7 → E53[60_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_61_production_period Production Period This field is used to record the historical period in which the production of the documented archival unit occurred. → P108i → E12[58_1] → P10 → E4[61_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_62_destruction_date_-_earliest Destruction Date - Earliest This field is used to record the earliest possible date for the destruction of the documented archival unit. → P13i → E6[62_1] → P4 → E52[62_2] → P82a → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_63_destruction_date_-_latest Destruction Date - Latest This field is used to record the latest possible date for the destruction of the documented archival unit. → P13i → E6[62_1] → P4 → E52[62_2] → P82b → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_64_destruction_location Destruction Location This field is used to record the place of the destruction of the documented archival unit. → P13i → E6[62_1] → P7 → E53[64_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_65_destruction_period Destruction period This field is used to record the historical period in which the destruction of the documented archival unit occurred. → P13i → E6[62_1] → P10 → E4[65_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_262_production_-_used_physical_object Production - Used Physical Object This field is used to indicate the specific object used in the process of production of the documented archival unit. → P108i → E12[58_1] → P16 → E18[262_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_276_curation_date_-_earliest Curation Date - Earliest This field is used to record the earliest possible date for curation of the documented archival unit. → P147i → E87[276_1] → P4 → E52[276_2] → P82a → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_277_curation_date_-_latest Curation Date - Latest This field is used to record the latest possible date for the curation of the documented archival unit. → P147i → E87[276_1] → P4 → E52[276_2] → P82b → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_278_curation_location Curation Location This field is used to record the location at which the curation of the documented archival unit occurred. → P147i → E87[276_1] → P7 → E53[278_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_279_curation_period Curation Period This field is used to indicate the period during which the curation of the documented archival unit occurred. → P147i → E87[276_1] → P10 → E4[279_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_281_rules_or_conventions_description Rules or Conventions Description This field is used to provide a free text description of the rules or conventions that are adopted in the curation of the documented archival unit. → 147i → E87[276_1] → P33 → E29[281_1] → P190 → literal Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_282_rules_or_conventions_type Rules or Conventions Type This field is used to indicate the type of rules or conventions that are adopted in the curation of the documented archival unit. → 147i → E87[276_1] → P33 → E29[281_1] → P2 → E55[282_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure

The above structure allows for the documentation of time of creation and destruction of an archival unit as a whole. Note that while ontologically speaking the agency in the events of creation could be documented as part of this information unit, we have instead clustered this data in the actors Relations category.

Turtle Encoding
@prefix crm: <http://www.cidoc-crm.org/cidoc-crm/> .
@prefix xsd: <http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#> .

<https://example.org/physical_object/E78> a crm:E78_Collection ;
    crm:P108i_was_produced_by <https://example.org/event/fie_58_1> ;
    crm:P13i_was_destroyed_by <https://example.org/event/fie_62_1> ;
    crm:P147i_was_curated_by <https://example.org/event/fie_276_1> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_276_1> a crm:E87_Curation_Activity ;
    crm:P10_falls_within <https://example.org/period/fie_279_1> ;
    crm:P33_used_specific_technique <https://example.org/event/fie_281_1> ;
    crm:P4_has_time-span <https://example.org/time_span/fie_276_2> ;
    crm:P7_took_place_at <https://example.org/place/fie_278_1> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_281_1> a crm:E29_Design_or_Procedure ;
    crm:P190_has_symbolic_content "literal" ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_282_1> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_58_1> a crm:E12_Production ;
    crm:P10_falls_within <https://example.org/event/fie_61_1> ;
    crm:P16_used_specific_object <https://example.org/physical_object/fie_262_1> ;
    crm:P4_has_time-span <https://example.org/time_span/fie_58_2> ;
    crm:P7_took_place_at <https://example.org/place/fie_60_1> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_61_1> a crm:E4_Period .

<https://example.org/event/fie_62_1> a crm:E6_Destruction ;
    crm:P10_falls_within <https://example.org/event/fie_65_1> ;
    crm:P4_has_time-span <https://example.org/time_span/fie_62_2> ;
    crm:P7_took_place_at <https://example.org/place/fie_64_1> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_65_1> a crm:E4_Period .

<https://example.org/period/fie_279_1> a crm:E4_Period .

<https://example.org/physical_object/fie_262_1> a crm:E18_Physical_Thing .

<https://example.org/place/fie_278_1> a crm:E53_Place .

<https://example.org/place/fie_60_1> a crm:E53_Place .

<https://example.org/place/fie_64_1> a crm:E53_Place .

<https://example.org/time_span/fie_276_2> a crm:E52_Time-Span ;
    crm:P82a_begin_of_the_begin ""^^xsd:dateTime ;
    crm:P82b_end_of_the_end ""^^xsd:dateTime .

<https://example.org/time_span/fie_58_2> a crm:E52_Time-Span ;
    crm:P82a_begin_of_the_begin ""^^xsd:dateTime ;
    crm:P82b_end_of_the_end ""^^xsd:dateTime .

<https://example.org/time_span/fie_62_2> a crm:E52_Time-Span ;
    crm:P82a_begin_of_the_begin ""^^xsd:dateTime ;
    crm:P82b_end_of_the_end ""^^xsd:dateTime .

<https://example.org/type/fie_282_1> a crm:E55_Type .

Actor Relations

The connection between an archival unit and actors provides another important set of descriptors for identifying and tracing it. Particularly, basic interest clusters around the individuals involved in the creation of the archival unit and those who own the archival unit presently. The actor relations information gathers these together.

identifier Name Description CRM Path used by
archival unit_135_creator Creator This field is used to record the creator of the documented archival unit. → P108i → E12[58_1] → P14 → E39[135_1]

→ P108i → E12[58_1] → P01 → PC14[135_2] → P02 → E39[135_3]
Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_136_creator_role Creator Role This field is used to record the role played by the creator in the production of the documented archival unit. → P108i → E12[58_1] → P01 → PC14[135_1] → P14.1 → E55[136_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_137_current_owner Current Owner This field is used to record the present owner of the documented archival unit. → P52 → E39[137_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_138_current_holder Current Holder This field is used to indicate the current holder of the documented archival unit. → P50 → E39[138_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_251_creator_attributed_by Creator Attributed By This field is used to indicate the actor who attributed the creator to the documented archival unit. → P108i → E12[58_1] → P01i → PC14[251_2] → P141i → E13[251_3] → P14 → E39[251_4] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_252_attribution_date_earliest Attribution Date Earliest This field is used to record the earliest possible date for the attribution of the creator to the documented archival unit. → P108i → E12[58_1] → P01i → PC14[251_2] → P141i → E13[251_3] → P4 → E52[252_1] → P82a → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_253_attribution_date_latest Attribution Date Latest This field is used to record the latest possible date for the attribution of the creator to the documented archival unit. → P108i → E12[58_1] → P01i → PC14[251_2] → P141i → E13[251_3] → P4 → E52[252_1] → P82b → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_254_creator_attribution_source Creator Attribution Source This field is used to indicate the source work used in the attribution of the creator to the documented archival unit. → P108i → E12[58_1] → P01i → PC14[251_2] → P141i → E13[251_3]-- >P16 → E33[254_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_280_curator Curator This field is used to indicate the curator of the documented archival unit. → P147i → E87[276_1] → P14 → E39[280_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure

These descriptors allow the connection of an archival unit to its creator and present owner.

Turtle Encoding
@prefix crm: <http://www.cidoc-crm.org/cidoc-crm/> .
@prefix xsd: <http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#> .

<https://example.org/physical_object/E78> a crm:E78_Collection ;
    crm:P108i_was_produced_by <https://example.org/event/fie_58_1> ;
    crm:P147i_was_curated_by <https://example.org/event/fie_276_1> ;
    crm:P50_current_keeper <https://example.org/actor/fie_138_1> ;
    crm:P52_has_current_owner <https://example.org/actor/fie_137_1> .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_135_2> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_137_1> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_138_1> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_251_4> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_280_1> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_254_1> a crm:E33_Linguistic_Object .

<https://example.org/event/fie_251_3> a crm:E13_Attribute_Assignment ;
    crm:P14_carried_out_by <https://example.org/actor/fie_251_4> ;
    crm:P16_used_specific_object <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_254_1> ;
    crm:P4_has_time-span <https://example.org/time_span/fie_252_1> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_276_1> a crm:E87_Curation_Activity ;
    crm:P14_carried_out_by <https://example.org/actor/fie_280_1> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_58_1> a crm:E12_Production ;
    crm:P01i_is_domain_of <https://example.org/property/fie_135_1>,
        <https://example.org/property/fie_251_2> .

<https://example.org/property/fie_135_1> a crm:PC14_carried_out_by ;
    crm:P02_has_range <https://example.org/actor/fie_135_2> ;
    crm:P14.1_in_the_role_of <https://example.org/type/fie_136_1> .

<https://example.org/property/fie_251_2> a crm:PC14_carried_out_by ;
    crm:P141i_was_assigned_by <https://example.org/event/fie_251_3> .

<https://example.org/time_span/fie_252_1> a crm:E52_Time-Span ;
    crm:P82a_begin_of_the_begin ""^^xsd:dateTime ;
    crm:P82b_end_of_the_end ""^^xsd:dateTime .

<https://example.org/type/fie_136_1> a crm:E55_Type .

Substance

The analysis and understanding of an archival unit depends also on our knowledge of its materiality and physical characteristics. The category of substance brings together descriptors which are relevant to this form of analysis. Particularly, it groups information having to do with the composition and measurable aspects of the archival unit as an object. Information regarding the decomposition of the archival unit into parts is found in the parthood category.

identifier Name Description CRM Path used by
archival unit_86_dimension_type Dimension Type This field is used to record the type of measurement that the dimension of the documented archival unit represents. → P39i → E16[86_1] → P40 → E54[86_2] → P2 → E55[86_3] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_87_dimension_value Dimension Value This field is used to record the value of the measured dimension of the documented archival unit. → P39i → E16[86_1] → P40 → E54[86_2] → P90 → xsd:decimal Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_88_dimension_unit Dimension Unit This field is used to record the unit of the measured dimension of the documented archival unit. → P39i → E16[86_1] → P40 → E54[86_2] → P91 → E58[88_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_89_dimension_taker Dimension Taker This field is used to record the actor who undertook the measurement producing the dimension of the documented archival unit. → P39i → E16[86_1] → P14 → E39[89_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure

Turtle Encoding
@prefix crm: <http://www.cidoc-crm.org/cidoc-crm/> .

<https://example.org/physical_object/E78> a crm:E78_Collection ;
    crm:P39i_was_measured_by <https://example.org/event/fie_86_1> .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_89_1> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/dimension/fie_86_2> a crm:E54_Dimension ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_86_3> ;
    crm:P90_has_value "content" ;
    crm:P91_has_unit <https://example.org/type/fie_88_1> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_86_1> a crm:E16_Measurement ;
    crm:P14_carried_out_by <https://example.org/actor/fie_89_1> ;
    crm:P40_observed_dimension <https://example.org/dimension/fie_86_2> .

<https://example.org/type/fie_86_3> a crm:E55_Type .

<https://example.org/type/fie_88_1> a crm:E58_Measurement_unit .

Aboutness

This information category provides the means to gather information to the representational level of an archival unit.

identifier Name Description CRM Path used by
archival unit_283_archival_unit_person_coverage Archival Unit Person Coverage This field is used to indicate the people thematically covered by the documented archival unit. → P128 → E33[273_1] → P129 → E39[283_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_284_archival_unit_geographic_coverage Archival Unit Geographic Coverage This field is used to indicate the places thematically covered by the documented archival unit. → P128 → E33[273_1] → P129 → E53[284_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_285_archival_unit_temporal_coverage Archival Unit Temporal Coverage This field is used to indicate the periods thematically covered by the documented archival unit. → P128 → E33[273_1] → P129 → E4[285_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_286_archival_unit_subject_coverage Archival Unit Subject Coverage This field is used to indicate the subjects thematically covered by the documented archival unit. → P128 → E33[273_1] → P129 → E55[286_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure

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@prefix crm: <http://www.cidoc-crm.org/cidoc-crm/> .

<https://example.org/physical_object/E78> a crm:E78_Collection ;
    crm:P128_carries <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_273_1> ;
    crm:PP128_carries <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_273_1> .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_283_1> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/period/fie_285_1> a crm:E4_Period .

<https://example.org/place/fie_284_1> a crm:E53_Place .

<https://example.org/type/fie_286_1> a crm:E55_Type .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_273_1> a crm:E33_Linguistic_Object ;
    crm:P129_is_about <https://example.org/actor/fie_283_1>,
        <https://example.org/period/fie_285_1>,
        <https://example.org/place/fie_284_1>,
        <https://example.org/type/fie_286_1> .

Events

This information category brings together typical events in which an archival unit may have been involved through the course of its history. It is meant to cover information concerning the most salient events documented with regards to archival units. At present this enables the documentation of functional use periods, ownership periods and conservation events.

identifier Name Description CRM Path used by
archival unit_107_conservation_event_-_type Conservation Event - Type This field is used to record the type of conservation event performed on the documented archival unit. → P31i → E11[107_1] → P2 → E55[107_2] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_108_conservation_event_-_earliest Conservation Event - Earliest This field is used to record the earliest date for a conservation event performed on the documented archival unit. → P31i → E11[107_1] → P4 → E52[108_1] → P82a → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_109_conservation_event_-_latest Conservation Event - Latest This field is used to record the latest date for a conservation event performed on the documented archival unit. → P31i → E11[107_1] → P4 → E52[108_1] → P82b → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_111_conservator Conservator This field is used to record the actor that carried out the conservation event performed on the documented archival unit. → P31i → E11[107_1] → P14 → E21[111_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_112_conservation_event_description Conservation Event Description This field used to record a description in free text format related to the conservation event performed on the documented artwork. → P31i → E11[107_1] → P129i → E33[112_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_113_past_ownership_period_statement_-_earliest_date_of_taking_of_possession Past Ownership Period Statement - Earliest date of taking of Possession This field is used to record the earliest possible date for taking possession of the documented archival unit by some actor. → P24i → E8[113_1] → P4 → E52[113_2] → P82a → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_114_past_ownership_period_statement_-_latest_date_of_taking_of_possession Past Ownership Period Statement - Latest Date of taking of Possession This field is used to record the latest possible date for taking possession of the documented archival unit by some actor. → P24i → E8[113_1] → P4 → E52[113_2] → P82b → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_115_past_ownership_period_statement_-_actor_obtaining_ownership Past Ownership Period Statement - Actor Obtaining Ownership This field is used to record the actor taking possession of the documented archival unit. → P24i → E8[113_1] → P22 → E39[115_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_116_past_ownership_period_statement_-_earliest_ceding_of_possession Past Ownership Period Statement - Earliest Ceding of Possession This field is used to record the earliest possible date for ceding of possession of the documented archival unit by some actor. → P24i → E8[113_1] → P115i → E8[116_1] → P4 → E52[116_2] → P82a → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_117_past_ownership_period_statement_-_latest_ceding_of_possession Past Ownership Period Statement - Latest Ceding of Possession This field is used to record the latest possible date for ceding of possession of the documented archival unit by some actor. → P24i → E8[113_1] → P115i → E8[116_1] → P4 → E52[116_2] → P82b → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_118_past_ownership_period_statement_-_actor_ceding_ownership Past Ownership Period Statement - Actor Ceding Ownership This field is used to record the actor who has ceded possession of the documented archival unit. → P24i → E8[116_1] → P23 → E39[118_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_119_past_ownership_description Past Ownership Description This field used is used to record a description in free text related to an ownership period for the documented archival unit. → P24i → E8[113_1] → P129i → E33[119_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_255_condition_state_type Condition State Type This field is used to indicate a condition state type that has been attributed to the documented archival unit. → P44 → E3[255_1] → P2 → E55[255_2] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_256_condition_assessment_assigned_by Condition Assessment Assigned By This field is used to indicate the actor who attributed the condition state type to the documented archival unit. → P44 → E3[255_1] → P34i → E14[256_1] → P14 → E39[256_2] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_257_condition_assessment_description Condition Assessment Description This field is used to describe the attributed condition of the physical object → P44 → E3[255_1] → P67i → E33[257_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_258_condition_assessment_date_earliest Condition Assessment Date Earliest This field is used to record the earliest possible date for the condition assessment of the documented archival unit. → P44 → E3[255_1] → P34i → E14[256_1] → P4 → E52[258_1] → P82a → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_259_condition_assessment_date_latest Condition Assessment Date Latest This field is used to record the latest possible date for the condition assessment of the documented archival unit. → P44 → E3[255_1] → P34i → E14[256_1] → P4 → E52[258_1] → P82b → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_288_appraised_amount/value Appraised Amount/Value This field is used to indicate a monetary amount or value which the documented archival unit is appraised to be worth. → P140i → E13[288_1] → P141 → E97[288_2] → P90 → Integer Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_289_appraised_amount_currency Appraised Amount Currency This field is used to indicate the currency of the monetary amount or value which the documented archival unit is appraised to be worth. → P140i → E13[288_1] → P141 → E97[288_2] → P180 → E98[289_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_290_appraisal_event_type Appraisal Event Type This field is used to indicate the type of appraisal carried out on the documented archival unit. → P140i → E13[288_1] → P2--E55[290_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_291_appraisal_description Appraisal Description This field is used to allow a free text description of the appraisal event of the documented archival unit. → P140i → E13[288_1] → P129i → E33[291_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_292_appraiser Appraiser This field is used to describe the appraiser of the documented archival unit. → P140i → E13[288_1] → → P14 → E39[292_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_293_appraisal_date_earliest Appraisal Date Earliest This field is used to record the earliest possible date for the appraisal of the documented archival unit. → P140i → E13[288_1] → P4 → E52[293_1] → P82a → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_294_appraisal_date_latest Appraisal Date Latest This field is used to record the latest possible date for the appraisal of the documented archival unit. → P140i → E13[288_1] → P4 → E52[293_1] → P82b → xsd:dateTime Swiss Art Research Infrastructure

Turtle Encoding
@prefix crm: <http://www.cidoc-crm.org/cidoc-crm/> .
@prefix xsd: <http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#> .

<https://example.org/physical_object/E78> a crm:E78_Collection ;
    crm:P140i_was_attributed_by <https://example.org/event/fie_288_1> ;
    crm:P24i_changed_ownership_through <https://example.org/event/fie_113_1>,
        <https://example.org/event/fie_116_1> ;
    crm:P31i_was_modified_by <https://example.org/event/fie_107_1> ;
    crm:P44_has_condition <https://example.org/event/fie_255_1> .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_111_1> a crm:E21_Person .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_115_1> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_118_1> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_256_2> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_292_1> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/conceptual_Object/fie_112_1> a crm:E73_Linguistic_Object .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_119_1> a crm:E33_Linguistic_Object .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_257_1> a crm:E33_Linguistic_Object .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_291_1> a crm:E33_Linguistic_Object .

<https://example.org/dimension/fie_288_2> a crm:E97_Monetary_Amount ;
    crm:P180_has_currency <https://example.org/type/fie_289_1> ;
    crm:P90_has_value "content" .

<https://example.org/event/fie_107_1> a crm:E11_Modification ;
    crm:P119i_is_subject_of <https://example.org/conceptual_Object/fie_112_1> ;
    crm:P14_carried_out_by <https://example.org/actor/fie_111_1> ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_107_2> ;
    crm:P4_has_time-span <https://example.org/time_span/fie_108_1> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_113_1> a crm:E8_Acquisition ;
    crm:P115i_is_finished_by <https://example.org/event/fie_116_1> ;
    crm:P129i_is_subject_of <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_119_1> ;
    crm:P22_transferred_title_to <https://example.org/actor/fie_115_1> ;
    crm:P4_has_time-span <https://example.org/time_span/fie_113_2> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_255_1> a crm:E3_Condition_State ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_255_2> ;
    crm:P34i_was_assessed_by <https://example.org/event/fie_256_1> ;
    crm:P67i_is_referred_by <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_257_1> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_256_1> a crm:E14_Condition_Assessment ;
    crm:P14_carried_out_by <https://example.org/actor/fie_256_2> ;
    crm:P4_has_time-span <https://example.org/time_span/fie_258_1> .

<https://example.org/event/fie_288_1> a crm:E13_Attribute_Assignment ;
    crm:P129i_is_subject_of <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_291_1> ;
    crm:P141_assigned <https://example.org/dimension/fie_288_2> ;
    crm:P14_carried_out_by <https://example.org/actor/fie_292_1> ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_290_1> ;
    crm:P4_has_time-span <https://example.org/time_span/fie_293_1> .

<https://example.org/time_span/fie_108_1> a crm:E52_Time-Span ;
    crm:P82a_begin_of_the_begin ""^^xsd:dateTime ;
    crm:P82b_end_of_the_end ""^^xsd:dateTime .

<https://example.org/time_span/fie_113_2> a crm:E52_Time-Span ;
    crm:P82a_begin_of_the_begin ""^^xsd:dateTime ;
    crm:P82a_end_of_the_end ""^^xsd:dateTime .

<https://example.org/time_span/fie_116_2> a crm:E52_Time-Span ;
    crm:P82a_begin_of_the_begin ""^^xsd:dateTime ;
    crm:P82a_end_of_the_end ""^^xsd:dateTime .

<https://example.org/time_span/fie_258_1> a crm:E52_Time-Span ;
    crm:P82a_begin_of_the_begin ""^^xsd:dateTime ;
    crm:P82b_end_of_the_end ""^^xsd:dateTime .

<https://example.org/time_span/fie_293_1> a crm:E52_Time-Span ;
    crm:P82a_begin_of_the_begin ""^^xsd:dateTime ;
    crm:P82b_end_of_the_end ""^^xsd:dateTime .

<https://example.org/type/fie_107_2> a crm:E55_Type .

<https://example.org/type/fie_255_2> a crm:E55_Type .

<https://example.org/type/fie_289_1> a crm:E98_Currency .

<https://example.org/type/fie_290_1> a crm:E55_Type .

<https://example.org/event/fie_116_1> a crm:E8_Acquisition ;
    crm:P23_transferred_title_from <https://example.org/actor/fie_118_1> ;
    crm:P4_has_time-span <https://example.org/time_span/fie_116_2> .

Location

The documentation of location aids in tracking the present location of individual archival units as well their dispersion geographically. This information category gathers together relevant descriptors for this task.

identifier Name Description CRM Path used by
archival unit_177_location_-_institution_address Location - Institution Address This field is used to record the address at which the documented instance of physical object is located. → P53 → E53[177_1] → P1 → E41[177_2]

P53 → E53[177_1] → P1 → E41[177_2] → P2 → E55 "Address"[177_3]
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archival unit_178_location_-_coordinates Location - coordinates This field is used to record the coordinates at which the documented instance of physical object is presently located. → P53 → E53[177_1] → P168 → geo:wktLiteral Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_199_location_-_institution Location - Institution This field is used to record the institution at which the documented archival unit is presently located. → P53 → E53[177_1] → P74i → E74[192_1]

→ P53 → E53[177_1] → P74i → E74[192_1] → P2 → E55["Institution"][192_3]

→ P53 → E53[177_1] → P2 → E55 "Institutional Location"[192_4]
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archival unit_263_present_location_-_internal_storage_locator Present Location - Internal Storage Locator This field is used to indicate an internal location within an institution, such as a shelf or a cabinet where the documented archival unit is stored. → P53 → E53[263_1] → P1 → E42[263_2]

→ P53 → E53[263_1] → P1 → E42[263_2] → P2 → E55"Internal Locator"[263_3]
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Turtle Encoding
@prefix crm: <http://www.cidoc-crm.org/cidoc-crm/> .
@prefix geo: <http://www.opengis.net/ont/geosparql#> .
@prefix rdfs: <http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#> .

<https://example.org/physical_object/E78> a crm:E78_Collection ;
    crm:P53_has_former_or_current_location <https://example.org/place/fie_177_1>,
        <https://example.org/place/fie_263_1> .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_199_2> a crm:E74_Group ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_199_4> .

<https://example.org/name/fie_177_2> a crm:E41_Appellation ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_177_3> .

<https://example.org/name/fie_263_2> a crm:E42_Identifier ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_263_3> .

<https://example.org/place/fie_177_1> a crm:E53_Place ;
    crm:P168_place_is_defined_by ""^^geo:wkt ;
    crm:P1_is_identified_by <https://example.org/name/fie_177_2> ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_199_3> ;
    crm:P74i_is_current_or_former_residence_of <https://example.org/actor/fie_199_2> .

<https://example.org/place/fie_263_1> a crm:E53_Place ;
    crm:P1_is_identified_by <https://example.org/name/fie_263_2> .

<https://example.org/type/fie_177_3> a crm:E55_Type ;
    rdfs:label "Address" .

<https://example.org/type/fie_199_3> a crm:E55_Type ;
    rdfs:label "Institutional Location" .

<https://example.org/type/fie_199_4> a crm:E55_Type ;
    rdfs:label "Institution" .

<https://example.org/type/fie_263_3> a crm:E55_Type ;
    rdfs:label "Internal Locator" .

Rights

This category brings together descriptors that aid in the documentation of right holders and rights relative to an archival unit.

identifier Name Description CRM Path used by
archival unit_171_right_holder Right Holder This field is used to record the right holder for the documented legal object. → P104 → E30[171_1] → P105 → E39[171_2] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_172_right_type Right Type This field is used to record the type of right which the right holder holds over the documented legal object. → P104 → E30[171_1] → P2 → E55[172_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_173_right_description Right Description This field is used to record a description in free text of the right which the right holder holds over the documented legal object. → P104 → E30[171_1] → P129i → E73[173_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure

Turtle Encoding
@prefix crm: <http://www.cidoc-crm.org/cidoc-crm/> .

<https://example.org/physical_object/E78> a crm:E78_Collection ;
    crm:P104_is_subject_to <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_171_1> .

<https://example.org/actor/fie_171_2> a crm:E39_Actor .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_171_1> a crm:E30_Right ;
    crm:P105_right_held_by <https://example.org/actor/fie_171_2> ;
    crm:P129i_is_subject_of <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_173_1> ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_172_1> .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_173_1> a crm:E73_Information_Object .

<https://example.org/type/fie_172_1> a crm:E55_Type .

Documentation

This information category unites referential information about the documented archival unit, providing contextual data about it.

identifier Name Description CRM Path used by
archival unit_195_image Image This field is used to record a digital image which is representative of the documented archival unit. → P138i → E36/D9[195_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_196_citation Citation This field is used to record a citation to reference documentation for the documented archival unit. → P129i → E33[196_1] → rdf:value → rdfs:Literal

→ P129i → E33[196_1] → P2 → E55 "Citation"
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archival unit_197_citation_source Citation Source This field is used to record the source used for generating the citation for the documented archival unit. → P129i → E33[196_1] → P106i → E33[from BibliograPhy Entity Type][197_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure
archival unit_295_digital_object_reference Digital Object Reference This field is used to link the documented archival unit to an instance of the digital object which serves as a reference for it. → P129i → D1[295_1] Swiss Art Research Infrastructure

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@prefix crm: <http://www.cidoc-crm.org/cidoc-crm/> .
@prefix crmdig: <http://www.ics.forth.gr/isl/CRMdig/> .
@prefix rdfs: <http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#> .

<https://example.org/physical_object/E78> a crm:E78_Collection ;
    crm:P129i_is_subject_of <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_196_1>,
        <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_295_1> ;
    crm:P138i_has_representation <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_195_1> .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_195_1> a crm:E36_Visual_Item,
        crmdig:D9_Data_Object .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_196_1> a crm:E33_Linguistic_Object ;
    crm:P106i_forms_part_of <https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_197_1> ;
    crm:P190_has_symbolic_content "content" ;
    crm:P2_has_type <https://example.org/type/fie_196_1> .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_197_1> a crm:E33_Linguistic_Object .

<https://example.org/conceptual_object/fie_295_1> a crmdig:D1_Digital_Object .

<https://example.org/type/fie_196_1> a crm:E55_Type ;
    rdfs:label "Citation" .

Last update: December 17, 2020