<history>

Provides a container for information about the history of a resource other than the circumstances of its creation.
Module
MEI.header
Attributes
analog, class, copyof, corresp, follows, label, n, next, precedes, prev, resp, sameas, synch, type, xml:base, xml:id
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
corresp(optional)Used to point to other elements that correspond to this one in a generic fashion. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
next(optional)Used to point to the next event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's transcription, editing, or encoding. Its value must point to one or more identifiers declared in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
sameas(optional)Points to an element that is the same as the current element but is not a literal copy of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
xml:base(optional)Provides a base URI reference with which applications can resolve relative URI references into absolute URI references. Value conforms to data.URI.
xml:id(optional)Regularizes the naming of an element and thus facilitates building links between it and other resources. Each id attribute within a document must have a unique value. Value is a valid xml:id.
(MEI.shared) Attributes common to many elements.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that form the basis of the att.common class.
xml:base(optional)Provides a base URI reference with which applications can resolve relative URI references into absolute URI references. Value conforms to data.URI.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that uniquely identify an element.
xml:id(optional)Regularizes the naming of an element and thus facilitates building links between it and other resources. Each id attribute within a document must have a unique value. Value is a valid xml:id.
(MEI.shared)
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that specify element-to-element relationships.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
corresp(optional)Used to point to other elements that correspond to this one in a generic fashion. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
next(optional)Used to point to the next event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
sameas(optional)Points to an element that is the same as the current element but is not a literal copy of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes used to supply a number-like designation for an element.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
(MEI.shared) Attributes capturing information regarding responsibility for some aspect of the text's creation, transcription, editing, or encoding.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's transcription, editing, or encoding. Its value must point to one or more identifiers declared in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes which can be used to classify features.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes which can be used to classify features.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Bibliographic attributes.
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
corresp(optional)Used to point to other elements that correspond to this one in a generic fashion. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
next(optional)Used to point to the next event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's transcription, editing, or encoding. Its value must point to one or more identifiers declared in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
sameas(optional)Points to an element that is the same as the current element but is not a literal copy of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
xml:base(optional)Provides a base URI reference with which applications can resolve relative URI references into absolute URI references. Value conforms to data.URI.
xml:id(optional)Regularizes the naming of an element and thus facilitates building links between it and other resources. Each id attribute within a document must have a unique value. Value is a valid xml:id.
Member of
(history isn't member of any model class)
Contained by
expressionProvides a container for information about the history of a resource other than the circumstances of its creation.
itemProvides a container for information about the history of a resource other than the circumstances of its creation.
manifestationProvides a container for information about the history of a resource other than the circumstances of its creation.
physLocProvides a container for information about the history of a resource other than the circumstances of its creation.
workProvides a container for information about the history of a resource other than the circumstances of its creation.
FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) declarations.
expressionIntellectual or artistic realization of a work.
itemSingle instance or exemplar of a source/manifestation.
manifestationA bibliographic description of a physical embodiment of an expression of a work.
Metadata header component declarations.
workProvides a detailed description of a work — a distinct intellectual or artistic creation — specifically its history, language use, and high-level musical attributes (e.g., key, tempo, meter, medium of performance, and intended duration).
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
physLoc(physical location) – Groups information about the current physical location of a bibliographic item, such as the repository in which it is located and its shelf mark(s), and its previous locations.
May Contain
acquisitionProvides a container for information about the history of a resource other than the circumstances of its creation.
provenanceProvides a container for information about the history of a resource other than the circumstances of its creation.
(MEI.shared) Groups elements used to provide a heading at the start of a text division or other markup component.
headGroups elements used to provide a heading at the start of a text division or other markup component.
(MEI.shared) Groups block-level text elements.
(MEI.figtable) Groups table-like elements.
tableGroups table-like elements.
(MEI.shared) Groups paragraph-like elements.
pGroups paragraph-like elements.
(MEI.text) Groups elements that have a line-grouping function.
lgGroups elements that have a line-grouping function.
(MEI.text) Groups list-like elements.
biblListGroups list-like elements.
castListGroups list-like elements.
eventListGroups list-like elements.
listGroups list-like elements.
(MEI.text) Groups elements used to directly contain quotations.
quoteGroups elements used to directly contain quotations.
(MEI.text) Groups elements used to represent generic structural divisions of text.
divGroups elements used to represent generic structural divisions of text.
Figures and tables component declarations.
tableContains text displayed in tabular form.
Metadata header component declarations.
acquisitionRecords information concerning the process by which an item was acquired by the holding institution.
provenanceThe record of ownership or custodianship of an item.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
biblListList of bibliographic references.
castListContains a single cast list or dramatis personae.
div(division) – Major structural division of text, such as a preface, chapter or section.
eventListContains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
head(heading) – Contains any heading, for example, the title of a section of text, or the heading of a list.
lg(line group) – May be used for any section of text that is organized as a group of lines; however, it is most often used for a group of verse lines functioning as a formal unit, e.g. a stanza, refrain, verse paragraph, etc.
p(paragraph) – One or more text phrases that form a logical prose passage.
Text component declarations.
listA formatting element that contains a series of items separated from one another and arranged in a linear, often vertical, sequence.
quote(quoted material) – Contains a paragraph-like block of text attributed to an external source, normally set off from the surrounding text by spacing or other typographic distinction.
Remarks

To facilitate efficient data interchange, basic information about the circumstances surrounding the creation of bibliographic resources should be recorded within the creation element, while the record of ownership and custody should be captured within the history element.

Constraints
The acquisition and provenance elements are not permitted in the work or expression context.
<sch:rule context="mei:history[parent::mei:work or parent::mei:expression]">
<sch:assert test="not(mei:acquisition or mei:provenance)">The acquisition and provenance elements are not permitted in the work or expression context.</sch:assert>
</sch:rule>
Declaration
<elementSpec ident="history" module="MEI.header">
<desc>Provides a container for information about the history of a resource other than the circumstances of its creation.</desc>
<classes>
<memberOf key="att.common"/>
<memberOf key="att.bibl"/>
</classes>
<content>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name="model.headLike" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:choice>
<rng:ref name="acquisition" />
<rng:ref name="provenance" />
<rng:ref name="model.divLike" />
<rng:ref name="model.textComponentLike" />
</rng:choice>
</rng:zeroOrMore>
</content>
<constraintSpec ident="history_restriction" scheme="isoschematron">
<constraint>
<sch:rule context="mei:history[parent::mei:work or parent::mei:expression]">
<sch:assert test="not(mei:acquisition or mei:provenance)">The acquisition and provenance elements are not permitted in the work or expression context.</sch:assert>
</sch:rule>
</constraint>
</constraintSpec>
<remarks>
<p>To facilitate efficient data interchange, basic information about the circumstances surrounding the creation of bibliographic resources should be recorded within the
<gi scheme="MEI">creation</gi>
element, while the record of ownership and custody should be captured within the history element.</p>
</remarks>
</elementSpec>