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<dscgrp> Description of Subordinate Components Group

<dscgrp> is a wrapper element only used within the <archdescgrp> subelement, within the <eadgrp> element. It contains two or more sequential <ead> elements containing finding aids.


  • ALTRENDER – not required. Use if the content of the element should be displayed or printed differently than the rendering established in a style sheet for other occurrences of the element.
  • AUDIENCE – not required. Use to set whether the element’s contents will be visible to external users or to internal ones. Possible values are: “internal” and “external.”
  • ID – not required. Creates an ID for element. Can be used for linking.
  • ENCODINGANALOG – not required. May contain information to map this tag to a particular element in another schema.


Besides containing <ead> elements, <dscgrp> may contain: <address>, <blockquote>, <chronlist>, <head>, <list>, <note>, <p>, <table>.



EAD tag library entry for <dscgrp>.