Laughlin, William S.. The physical anthropology of three Aleut populations: Attu, Atka, and Nikolski

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

Title: The physical anthropology of three Aleut populations: Attu, Atka, and Nikolski

Published By: Original publisher [s.l.]: [s.n.]. [1949]. ix, 187 p. ill. [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication William S. Laughlin

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2007. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Aleut (NA06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Anthropometry (141); Descriptive somatology (142);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document An excellent comprehensive study of Aleut physical anthropology, made on the basis of research done with the Harvard Peabody Museum Aleutian expedition of 1948. In addition to the presentation of his own results and those of some other members of the expedition, the author includes analysis and critiques of other anthropometric studies and description of Aleut physical characteristics by lay observers. Citations and technical material are not included here.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 24

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. na06-024

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 Thesis (Ph.D.)--Harvard University, 1949 Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1948

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 Physical Anthropologist-5

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

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1948

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Aleuts

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