Bug #5842

Importing EAD results in duplicate creation dates

Added by Mike Gale over 8 years ago. Updated over 8 years ago.

Status:DuplicateStart date:10/21/2013
Priority:HighDue date:
Assignee:José Raddaoui Marín% Done:


Category:EADEstimated time:2.00 hours
Target version:Release 1.4.0
Google Code Legacy ID: Tested version:
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When importing certain EAD files, sometimes duplicate creation dates get inserted into archival descriptions.

If you import the attached EAD with import:bulk, you'll see two duplicate creation dates for "A Canuck in England fonds":

1942 (Creation)

1942 (Creation)
Millar, Robert

I think the first creation date is not necessary. I think it might be because the XML file has both

<date type="creation" >1942</date>
<unitdate  encodinganalog="3.1.3">1942</unitdate>

ead_14898.xml Magnifier (5.86 KB) Mike Gale, 10/21/2013 06:12 PM

Related issues

Duplicates Access to Memory (AtoM) - Bug #4845: Import EAD - Warning libxml error - Syntax of value for a... In progress 03/26/2013


#1 Updated by José Raddaoui Marín over 8 years ago

Hi Mike,

The title doesn't look like but we are talking about this in #4845. I'm waiting for decisions. ;)

#2 Updated by Mike Gale over 8 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Duplicate

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