The National Archives Catalog


General Note

Mandatory Repeatable Data Type Authority Entity Public Element Label
No Yes Variable Character Length (2000) None Product Yes General Note
Definition: Significant information that does not belong in any other element.
Purpose: Provides a place to capture information significant to the public that is not appropriate for any other element.
Relationship: This element is independent.
Guidance:

Enter information in this element when no other elements apply. Be precise and brief. Do not use unexplained acronyms or unknown organizational designations.

Examples:
Descriptive material is on all microfilm rolls.
Records are in Russian.


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