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"When accessioning an {{t|item}} into an {{t|archive}}, always record its provenance." "When accessioning an itemItem (definition: An item is any single physical or digital piece of an archive. Each item gets its own page, and may form part of a parent item.) into an archiveArchive (definition: An archive is an accumulation of primary source records that have accumulated over the course of an individual or organization's lifetime, that are kept to show the function of that person or organization. The records have been naturally and necessarily generated as a product of regular activities, and may also have been collected and selected intentionally in order to represent the history of the archive owner.), always record its provenance."

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