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<namegrp> Name Group

<namegrp> is a formatting element used within <indexentry> to group access elements which share the same <ref>, <ptr>, or <ptrgrp> element. The <note> subelement may be used to divide a name or term into subcategories.


  • 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.


<namegrp> may contain <corpname>, <famname>, <function>, <genreform>, <geogname>, <name>, <note>, <occupation>, <persname>, <subject>, and <title> subelements.


	<head>Index to Correspondents</head>
			<corpname>Landover Savings Bank</corpname>
			<persname>Harris, Robert J.</persname>
		<ref linktype="single" target="MS:198" show="replace" actuate="onrequest">Certified letter requesting that $1000 be withdrawn from her bank account to be given to <persname normal="Bell, James F.">her father</persname>.

EAD tag library entry for <namegrp>.