Archive Extent


Archive Extent

Definition The size or volume of material.

Guidance Used primarily to give an indication of the volume of material within a group/collection of archive. However, it may be used also as a means of recording the number of pages which make up an archival item or the number of volumes which form a published document. It may be given as a run of pages (e.g. for an article in a journal).

Controlled entry Free text.

Information group Archive and Bibliography

Examples 26 PHOTOGRAPHS; 3 FILES; 100 BOXES; 55 PAGES; 2 VOLUMES; 30–54.