[Archivesspace_Users_Group] Agent Dates of Existence Lost to Update 2.8.1 to 3.1.1

Corey Schmidt Corey.Schmidt at uga.edu
Wed Feb 16 12:08:55 EST 2022

Dear all,

Hello, this is Corey from the University of Georgia. We are testing an update to ArchivesSpace, going from version 2.8.1 to 3.1.1. During testing, we discovered that over 660 agent records lost their dates of existence information. Not all agents lost their dates of existence, however, with the vast majority migrating properly into 3.1.1. We are unsure why these agents in particular lost this info, but we know that the 3.0.0 release came out with two patches because of issues related to the dates of existence field (listserv email<http://lyralists.lyrasis.org/mailman/htdig/archivesspace_users_group/2021-June/008561.html>, JIRA ticket<https://archivesspace.atlassian.net/jira/software/c/projects/ANW/issues/ANW-1334>). Agents with range and single types are both affected.

Has anyone encountered this issue before? What might be the cause? For reference, I'm adding the JSON of an agent that lost their date of expression during the migration, as well as screenshots of what our agent records look like on 2.8.1 and 3.1.1:

  "dates_of_existence": [
      "lock_version": 0,
      "begin": "1905",
      "end": "1983",
      "created_by": "cschmidt",
      "last_modified_by": "cschmidt",
      "create_time": "2021-02-23T14:45:47Z",
      "system_mtime": "2021-02-23T14:45:47Z",
      "user_mtime": "2021-02-23T14:45:47Z",
      "date_type": "range",
      "label": "existence",
      "jsonmodel_type": "date"

Any help or info would be appreciated. Thanks.


Corey Schmidt
Special Collections Libraries | ArchivesSpace Project Manager
Athens, GA 30605
Corey.Schmidt at uga.edu<mailto:Corey.Schmidt at uga.edu>
[University of Georgia]

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