Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927. Article VI: on the remains of later pre-historic man obtained from caves in the Catherina Archipelago, Alaska Territory, and especially from the caves of the Aleutian Islands

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

Title: Article VI: on the remains of later pre-historic man obtained from caves in the Catherina Archipelago, Alaska Territory, and especially from the caves of the Aleutian Islands

Published By: Original publisher Washington: Smithsonian Institution. 1880. 35 p., plates [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication William Healey Dall

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 Mats and basketry (285); Normal garb (291); Clothing manufacture (294); Burial practices and funerals (764);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Primarily a description of specimens found in mummy caves on Kagamil Island by Capt. E. Hennig of the Alaska Commercial Company. Thus, the numbers in the text refer to specimen numbers. In addition to these discussions of archaeological relics, however, the author has included descriptions of Aleut culture based on his own field work. In processing, the material of primarily archaeological interest, material on excavations in Koniag territory, and the illustrations have been excluded.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 39

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. na06-039

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 1871-1873

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 Naturalist-3

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). 1720-1870

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Aleuts

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