Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895. Omaha dwelling, furniture, and implements

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

Title: Omaha dwelling, furniture, and implements

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Thirteenth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology, 1891-92

Published By: Original publisher Thirteenth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology, 1891-92 Washington: [s.n.]. 1896. 263-288 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication James Owen Dorsey

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Omaha (NQ21)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Settlement patterns (361); Recreational structures (345); Dwellings (342); Heating and lighting equipment (354); Paraphernalia (293); Household (592); Infant care (854); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Animal by-products (237); General tools (412); Food preparation (252); Work in skins (281); Mats and basketry (285); Recreational and non-therapeutic drugs (276); Domesticated animals (231); Musical instruments (534); Weapons (411); Ordnance (713);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article provides information about the material culture of the Omaha with particular emphasis on their dwellings, furniture and implements. Sketches may be found throughout the source. The author did field work among the Omaha from 1878 to 1890.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. nq21-004

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1878-1890

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 Ethnologist, Missionary-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Pauline Van Tho ; 1954

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1877-1986

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Omaha of Nebraska, USA

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Omaha Indians


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