Collins, Henry Bascom, 1899-. The islands and their people

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

Title: The islands and their people

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Aleutian islands: their people and natural history: (with keys for the identification of the birds and plants) by Henry B. Collins, Jr., Austin H. Clark, Egbert H. Walker

Published By: Original publisher The Aleutian islands: their people and natural history: (with keys for the identification of the birds and plants) by Henry B. Collins, Jr., Austin H. Clark, Egbert H. Walker City of Washington: Smithsonian Institution. 1945. 1-30 p. [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Henry Bascom Collins, Jr.

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 Culture summary (105);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is the first article in a study of the Aleutian Islands published by the Smithsonian Institution. It is a short summary of available information on the geography, history, and material culture of the Aleut, and as such, is useful. The illustrations, which include official government photographs and reprints from early sources are not included here. Some geographical and historical data are not included. The bibliography included here, pp. 72-74, lists also the reference material used for 26: Clark and 27: Walker, which are included under the same Smithsonian binding.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 25

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. na06-025

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

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 Ethnologist-4

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). 1741-1942

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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