Correspondent Primary Contact, Primary Contact
Identification of the main contact on a piece of correspondence if multiple correspondents are identified.
To indicate which correspondent to reply to.
Applies to correspondents.
Primary contacts are free form fields or populated from a pick list generated by previously entered values.
Derived from an institutional list of past correspondents or entered as a new value. Examples: First name, Middle name or initial, Last name
Conditions of Application
Mandatory (if applicable)
When is Element Populated?
When the correspondence folder is created.
How is the Element Populated?
User (often a user in the Correspondence Unit).
FREC, 3.1 Metadata Requirements, Reference #2.7, #2.14; ECMUCS, 3 Flow of Events, Reference #3.1.8, #3.1.10, #3.1.18, #3.1.25, #3.1.28, #3.1.29, #3.3.2