The National Archives Catalog Data Model
|What is the National Archives Catalog Model?
The National Archives Catalog model shows you the hierarchy or relationships between catalog descriptions and their creators. The hierarchy involves a 'parent/child' relationship between records. For example, a series can be the parent of several items and a series can also be the child of a specific collection or record group.
The relationships between archival descriptions in the National Archives Catalog are as follows:
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