Bryan, Edwin H. Jr.. Preliminary report on the Lau group, Fiji

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

Title: Preliminary report on the Lau group, Fiji

Published By: Original publisher [s.l.]: [s.n.]. [n.d.]. ii, 111 p. [typescript] ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Edwin H. Bryan, Jr.

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. Lau Fijians (OQ06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Bryan collected the information discussed in this article as a member of the Whitney South Sea Bird Expedition, July to October, 1924 to most of the forty islands of the Lau group. A topographical sketch map, corrected in the field, is furnished of each island. Information on the inhabitants is incidental but includes: the 1921 census of the population, names and location of settlements, cultivation and other occupations and location of archaeological sites.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 9

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. oq06-009

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Note: Unpublished manuscript on file in the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum Library [1924]

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1924

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 Natural Scientist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Joan Steffens ; 1963

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). ca. 1920

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Lau Islands, Fiji

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Fijians


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