McKim, Fred, 1883-1946. San Blas: an account of the Cuna Indians of Panama ; the forbidden land : reconnaissance of upper Bayano River, R.P., in 1936 : two posthumous works

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

Title: San Blas: an account of the Cuna Indians of Panama ; the forbidden land : reconnaissance of upper Bayano River, R.P., in 1936 : two posthumous works

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Etnologiska Studier -- Vol. 15

Published By: Original publisher Etnologiska Studier -- Vol. 15 Göteborg: Etnografiska Museet. 1947. 186 p. ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Fred McKim ; edited by Henry Wassén

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Kuna (SB05)

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Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document contains two articles written by McKim and edited posthumously by Henry Wassén. The articles are consecutively paginated. The second is McKim's diary for the period of his travel on the Upper Bayano; significant parts of this article have been included in the file. McKim was an American officer in the Canal Zone and was very interested in the Cuna Indians, with whom he was very popular. He was an acute observer and his articles are of great value to the ethnography of the Cuna.

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. sb05-005

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 bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1935-36

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 none

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

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1935-1936

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Cuna Indians


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