Gayton, A. H. (Anna Hadwick), 1899-. Yokuts and western Mono pottery-making

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

Title: Yokuts and western Mono pottery-making

Published By: Original publisher Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press. 1929. 239-251 p., plates ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by A.H. Gayton

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2002. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Yokuts (NS29)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Comparative evidence (171); Special deposits (317); Ceramic technology (323); Utensils (415);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a study of the methods and techniques of pottery-making by the Yokuts and Western Mono Indians of California, which are treated as being essentially identical in nature within these two groups. The information in this paper was obtained by the writer during a field trip made for the Department of Anthropology, University of California, during the years 1925-1927. In addition tot the data collected on this field trip, the author has also incorporated information on the stylistic differentiation of Yokuts and Western Mono pottery as obtained from thirty-four museum specimens. In general, this document deals with methods of pottery making (coiling and shaping), methods of making clay pipes, shapes and uses of wares, and the distribution of pottery-making in the San Joaquin valley. The author of this article, Anna H. Gayton, was a professional anthropologist on the staff of the University of California.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 5

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. ns29-005

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1925-1927

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-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; 1960

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) San Joaquin Valley, California, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Yokuts Indians

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