Bug #3853

Importing EAD file with Identical repository and creator name results in missing repository name for all subsequent imports

Added by Anonymous over 11 years ago. Updated about 9 years ago.

Status:VerifiedStart date:
Priority:LowDue date:
Assignee:José Raddaoui Marín% Done:


Target version:Release 1.4.0
Google Code Legacy ID:atom-1904 Tested version:
Sponsored:No Requires documentation:


Google user: nutana....@gmail.com

To reproduce this error: ========================
1) For an institution with no descriptions in the system, import a description where the creator name (<origination>) is identical to the repository name. E.g. see attached SSPLLHR-BioColl.xml
2) Then import a file from the same institution, but with a different creator name. E.g. see attached SSPLLHR-Dill.xml

Resulting error: ================
The repository name is not linked to either description, and is not found by browsing archival institutions.

On the other hand, if the second file is imported first, and then the file with the identical creator/repository, the repository name is correctly linked to the second description.

Expected result: ================
A repository record should be created, even if the creator name is the same.

[g] Legacy categories: EAD, Import/Export

SSPLLHR-BioColl.xml Magnifier (3.2 KB) Anonymous, 12/01/2012 04:05 AM

SSPLLHR-Dill.xml Magnifier (2.74 KB) Anonymous, 12/01/2012 04:05 AM


#1 Updated by Anonymous over 11 years ago

Editing the ead.yml file so that the repository match happens before the origination match is one solution to the problem described above - identical repository and creator name in the same EAD file. In other words, the repository record apparently must be created first.

So, if an authority record has already been created then subsequently importing an EAD file with that name as the repository will not create a separate repository record. (This scenario does seem less likely, since normally if a repository is identified as the creator of a fonds/collection, it would be in that repository.)

#2 Updated by David Juhasz over 11 years ago

  • Target version set to Release 1.2

[g] Labels added: Component-EAD, Component-Import-Export, Milestone-Release-1.2

#3 Updated by David Juhasz almost 11 years ago

  • Priority set to Low

[g] Labels added: Priority-Low

#4 Updated by David Juhasz over 10 years ago

  • Target version set to Release 1.3

Roll over to Release 1.3

[g] Labels added: Milestone-Release-1.3

#5 Updated by Jessica Bushey over 9 years ago

  • Target version changed from Release 1.3 to Release 2.1.0

[g] Labels added: Milestone-Release-2.0
[g] Labels removed: Milestone-Release-1.3
[g] New owner: David Juhasz

#6 Updated by David Juhasz over 9 years ago

  • Target version changed from Release 2.1.0 to Release 1.4.0

#7 Updated by Dan Gillean about 9 years ago

  • Assignee changed from David Juhasz to José Raddaoui Marín
  • Sponsored set to No

#8 Updated by Jesús García Crespo about 9 years ago

  • Category set to EAD

#9 Updated by José Raddaoui Marín about 9 years ago

  • Status changed from New to QA/Review
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

Applied in changeset atom|commit:001963108e42e9c7c7e18580daf8c5b74e6f521c.

#10 Updated by Jessica Bushey about 9 years ago

  • Status changed from QA/Review to Verified

Institutional record (ISDIAH) is created and shows links to both related archival descriptions.

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