Spinden, Herbert Joseph, 1879-1967. The making of pottery at San Ildefonso

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

Title: The making of pottery at San Ildefonso

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph American Museum journal -- Vol. 11

Published By: Original publisher American Museum journal -- Vol. 11 New York: The American Museum of Natural History. 1911. 192-196 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Herbert J. Spinden

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. Tewa Pueblos (NT18)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Topography and geology (133); Ceramic technology (323); Utensils (415); Representative art (532);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article, written by a well-known archaeologist, is a description of the technique of pottery manufacture and design application by the Indians of the pueblo of San Ildefonso. As an introduction to the main theme of this article the author presents a brief statement in regard to the effects of European civilization upon the pueblo Indians. A description is then given pertinent to the topography of the area. Several excellent plates are to be found in this source illustrating a few varieties of San Ildefonso pottery, with an accompanying description of the meaning of the symbolic design elements.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 12

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. nt18-012

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 ca. 1910

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 Archaeologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; 1961; John Beierle; 2008

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1540-1910

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Tewa Indians

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