Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908. Throwing-sticks in the National Museum

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

Title: Throwing-sticks in the National Museum

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Annual report of the Regents of the Smithsonian Institution showing the operations, expenditures, and conditions of the Institution for the year 1884, part 2

Published By: Original publisher Annual report of the Regents of the Smithsonian Institution showing the operations, expenditures, and conditions of the Institution for the year 1884, part 2 Washington: G.P.O.. 1885. 279-289 p. ill. [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By Otis T. Mason

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 Weapons (411);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document A comparative study of throwing-sticks based on specimens in the National Museum. Only a description and illustration of an Aleut throwing board is included.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 51

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. na06-051

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|Descriptive letterpress on verso of each plate except the last

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). unspecified

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Aleuts

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