[Archivesspace_Users_Group] Query about Top containers

Craig P Savino craig.savino at nyu.edu
Tue Aug 2 10:29:25 EDT 2016


If you're working in a Resource you could create 300 top containers
relatively easily with the Rapid Data Entry options.
Curious for other responses as to quick ways to do this with an Accession
or with already existing Archival Objects in a Resource though.
*Craig Savino*
*Senior Processing Archivist*
*Archival Collections Management, NYU Libraries*

On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 2:53 AM, Emma Jolley <EJOLLEY at nla.gov.au> wrote:

> Hi All
> Apologies if this is a naïve or ill-informed question – I am still working
> through all the wonderful new documentation and screencasts. We are making
> plans for a large collection move and I need some information on which to
> base some costings.
> In relation to Top Containers – say I have a collection of 300 archives
> boxes – do I need to have a top container for each individual box within
> the 300 or am I able to block this (say by Row or Bay of Rows)?
> I am thinking that if we need to create/attach an individual top container
> for each individual box that might be very time consuming
> Any advice would be most welcome.
> Many thanks
> Emma
> *Emma Jolley*| Curator of Digital Archives, Pictures and Manuscripts
> Branch|National Library of Australia Canberra ACT 2600
> e: *emma.jolley at nla.gov.au* <emma.jolley at nla.gov.au>|t: 02 6262 1456|
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