Quimby, George Irving, 1913-. Prehistoric art of the Aleutian Islands

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

Title: Prehistoric art of the Aleutian Islands

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Fieldiana. Anthropology -- Vol. 36, no. 4

Published By: Original publisher Fieldiana. Anthropology -- Vol. 36, no. 4 [Chicago]: Chicago Natural History Museum. 1948. 77-92 p. [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication George Irving Quimby

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 Representative art (532); Visual arts (5311);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author was Curator of Exhibits, Department of Anthropology of the Chicago Natural History Museum. In this article, he analyses Aleut art on the basis of collections in the Chicago Natural History Museum and the American Museum of Natural History. Subsequent archaeological research has indicated that his assignment of Aleut artifacts to three time periods is incorrect. In processing, the descriptions of specimens have been excerpted but most of the author's interpretations have been excluded. The illustrations were not reproduced nor was the bibliography since all the pertinent sources are include in the HRAF bibliography (use CITATIONS OF DOCUMENTS IN THE HRAF COLLECTION (111) and ADDITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY (112).

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 30

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. na06-030

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 Museum Curator-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). 0000-1740

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/Art--Alaska--Aleutian Islands//Art, Primitive


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