Period Records

The data records of the secondary object type Period contain metadata for different time spans or points in time.

Each Period record contains the following information. The Name field reflects the time span or point in time. The Date from and Date to fields reflect the start and end dates of the period, respectively. The start and end dates are the same if it is a point in time. Under Types, the type of period is specified (e.g., time span, month, day). You may find additional comments by the Census editors under Comments regarding the current entry.

You can access and search all of the Period records in the Census by clicking on the Period icon on the left-hand side bar:

After clicking on the Period icon, you can search all period records using the free-text search field or using Advanced search.

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