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Glossary of PM20 terms

One of the subarchives:
co - companies/institutions
pe - persons
sh - countries-subjects
wa - wares
Entry within a category system (or: classification), e.g. the PM20 countries category system. Categories are defined by their type and a signature.
category type
Indicates the category system:
geo - PM20 countries category system
subject - PM20 subject category system
ware - PM20 ware category system
Filming action of parts of a archives holding on microfilm, either
1 - until 1949, executed in the 1960s, or
2 - from 1950 to 1960, executed in the 1970s
Provenance of archives holding, either
h - Hamburgisches Welt-Wirtschafts-Archiv (HWWA), or
k - Wirtschaftsarchiv Kiel (WiA)
set, subset (of films)
The result of a specific filming of one part of a holding, e.g. set “h1” and subset “h1_sh” for the first filming of the countries-subjects collection from the HWWA archives.
(or: notation) Short code for a category within a category system, e.g. “A10” for Germany.