Contribute an Object

A name given to the resource

Provide a brief description (5-10 words) that encapsulates the most important elements of your object.

An entity primarily responsible for making the resource

List the creator's name as Last name, First name. If you do not know the creator's name, leave this field blank.

A point or period of time associated with an event in the lifecycle of the resource

Enter the four-digit year that the object was made. If you do not know the date of the object, leave this field blank.

The file format, physical medium, or dimensions of the resource

An account of the resource

Provide information in narrative format that provides the following information (when known):
• What it is
• Who made it
• Who designed it
• When it was made
• How it was made (techniques, materials and equipment)
• Why it was made (personal story aspect: who it was made for; historical aspects; elaborate on qualities that make it a “treasure”).

A statement of any changes in ownership and custody of the resource since its creation that are significant for its authenticity, integrity, and interpretation. The statement may include a description of any changes successive custodians made to the resource.

List your name as you would like it to appear in the item record (e.g. Contributed by Jane Doe.)

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