Stefánsson, Vilhjálmur, 1879-1962. The Stefánsson-Anderson Arctic Expedition of the American Museum: preliminary ethnological report

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The Stefánsson-Anderson Arctic Expedition of the American Museum: preliminary ethnological report

Published By: Original publisher New York: [s.n.]. 1914. 395 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Vilhjálmur Stefánsson ; with an introduction by Clark Wissler

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1996. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Copper Inuit (ND08)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a good ethnography on the Copper Inuit by an authority on the Inuit. It is full and detailed on economic activities and material culture, but many other aspects of the culture are treated very summarily. The expedition reported here was made between 1908 and 1912 during which time Stefánsson visited not only the Copper Inuit, but several other Inuit groups as well.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. nd08-002

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Component part(s), monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: This document consists of excerpts Includes index Corrections and comments at back

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1908-1912

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Unknown

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. AW ; 1950-1956

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). not specified

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Coastal area between the Mackenzie River and Hudson Bay and on the adjacent islands, Northwest Territories, Canada

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Copper Eskimos

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