Oyler, D. S.. Shilluk notes

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

Title: Shilluk notes

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Sudan notes and records -- Vol. 9

Published By: Original publisher Sudan notes and records -- Vol. 9 Khartoum: [s.n.]. 1926. 57-68 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By the Rev. D. S. Oyler

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2019. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Shilluk (FJ23)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article, written by a missionary, describes some Shilluk customs and beliefs. It deals with their attitudes toward storms and lightning and the behavior and rituals connected with these natural phenomena. Initiation of young boys and girls and the privileges connected with adolescence are also discussed. Begging customs including stereotyped begging expeditions as well as assistance given to the needy are described.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 15

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. fj23-015

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. 1918

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 Missionary-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Betty Potash ; 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) Sudan

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Shilluk (African people)

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