Barrett, Samuel Alfred, 1879-1965. The material culture of the Klamath Lake and Modoc Indians of northeastern California and southern Oregon

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

Title: The material culture of the Klamath Lake and Modoc Indians of northeastern California and southern Oregon

Published By: Original publisher Berkeley: The University Press. 1910. 239-293 p., plates ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by S. A. Barrett

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1998. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Klamath (NR10)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Fishing (226); Mats and basketry (285); Dwellings (342); Weapons (411); General tools (412); Boats (501);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The article is a general account on the material culture of the Klamath Lake and Modoc Indians. Basketry is the outstanding feature in this material culture. Utensils, housing material, clothing and rafts are woven from various kinds of reeds of the marshlands which are in the territory of these Indians. From the text of this article it can not be seen which objects come from which of the two Indian groups.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 5

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. nr10-005

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1907

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-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sigrid Khera ; Sarah Bridges ; 1970-1973

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1907

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Klamath Indians

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