Records Center Transfer Number
|Mandatory||Repeatable||Data Type||Authority||Level Available||A/V Only||Public Element|
|No||Yes||Variable Character Length (60)||None||Series
|Definition:||The unique identifier assigned to a group of records that has been transferred into the physical custody of a records center. Formerly this was commonly known as the Records Center Accession Number|
|Purpose:||Allows users to search for archival materials by records center transfer number. Will help NARA to create linkages in lifecycle systems.|
Use this field if the archival materials were formerly stored in a records center.
Enter the transfer number as it appears on a Standard Form 135, in NARS-5, or on a private records center dossier.
Do not include notes or explanations in this element. If additional information is needed to clarify the number or explain why the archival materials were transferred, use Transfer Note.