Deaccession reason

The Deaccession reason field records why an object is deaccessioned or being submitted for deaccession.

Field details

Private field
deaccession_reason is the field ID
Pick List with 200 character limit
Administration tab in the object cataloguing page


Damaged, duplicate, not in collection policy.

Search tips

You can search on this field with:


For example, enter deaccession_reason: duplicate into the search field to find all objects deaccessioned because they were duplicates of other objects in your collection.

Related fields

Deaccession status

Deaccession method

Deaccession date

Deaccession authoriser

Deaccession authoriser position

Deaccession proceeds