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500 - See Also From Tracing-Personal Name (R)

MARC 21 Authority - Full
October 2000

First Indicator
Type of personal name entry element
0 - Forename
1 - Surname
3 - Family name

Second Indicator
# - Undefined

Subfield Codes
$a - Personal name (NR)
$b - Numeration (NR)
$c - Titles and other words associated with a name (R)
$d - Dates associated with a name (NR)
$e - Relator term (R)
$f - Date of a work (NR)
$g - Miscellaneous information (NR)
$h - Medium (NR)
$i - Reference instruction phrase (NR)
$j - Attribution qualifier (R)
$k - Form subheading (R)
$l - Language of a work (NR)
$m - Medium of performance for music (R)
$n - Number of part/section of a work (R)
$o - Arranged statement for music (NR)
$p - Name of part/section of a work (R)
$q - Fuller form of name (NR)
$r - Key for music (NR)
$s - Version (NR)
$t - Title of a work (NR)
$v - Form subdivision (R)
$w - Control subfield (NR)
    /0 - Special relationship
    /1 - Tracing use restriction
    /2 - Earlier form of heading
    /3 - Reference display
$x - General subdivision (R)
$y - Chronological subdivision (R)
$z - Geographic subdivision (R)
$0 - Record control number (R)
$5 - Institution to which field applies (R)
$6 - Linkage (NR)
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)


Tracing for a personal name see also from reference.

Used in an established heading or established heading and subdivision record to trace a see also from reference from a personal name to a related established heading.


Most of the content designators defined for field 500 are the same as those defined for field 100 (Heading-Personal Name), field 400 (See From Tracing-Personal Name), and field 700 (Established Heading Linking Entry-Personal Name). Description, guidelines, and input conventions for shared content designators are given in the X00 Personal Name-General Information section.

Guidelines for applying the subfield $w (Control subfield) and subfield $i (Reference instruction phrase) in field 500 are given in the Tracings and References-General Information section.


110 2#$aCorinthian Hall (Kansas City, Mo.)
500 1#$wg$aLong, Robert Alexander,$d1850-1934$xHomes and haunts$zMissouri
100 1#$aFauré, Gabriel,$d1845-1924.$tBallades,$mpiano, orchestra$nop. 19
500 1#$aFauré, Gabriel,$d1845-1924.$tBallades,$mpiano$nop. 19
100 3#$aVan Horn family
500 3#$aHorn family


$3 - Authority record control number [OBSOLETE] [CAN/MARC only]

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