We will create a person record for everyone named in a document, so long as there is enough information to go forward.
People records can be stubs which are placeholders, a way to make this person discoverable on the web, until we are able to put together more information on them. Once we have time to create a more detailed biography, they are converted to full identifications.
Stubs should contain as much information as you can easily locate.
Stubs should have data in the following DC fields:
They may also have data in:
And in Item Type Metadata:
Use decades active, country, "activists" or other descriptive categories, and status tags (Needs Research), etc.
Choose the place best associated with the person.