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SOURCE OF FUNDS - Humanities

Field label
SOURCE OF FUNDS
Field mnemonic
SF
Field name
  • Source of Funds
  • Source des fonds
Field definition
This field indicates the name of the foundation, corporation or individual who donated funds for the purchase of the object.
Heading
APPRAISAL FIELDS
Comments
NOTE: This field has NOT been updated as part of the May 2010 Data Dictionary update. Priority for the Data Dictionary update was given to those fields that are required or strongly recommended for Artefacts Canada contribution. The Entry Rules for this field will be updated at a later date.
Entry rules
Enter names of individuals, from most senior to junior or alphabetically, in the following format: surname, given name(s) or initial(s). Enter organization or business name(s) without inverting in the format: name in full, followed by suffixed information in parentheses. Honorific titles or other information that ordinarily precede the name, should be entered after the given name or initials, and separated from them by a comma. Other descriptive information may be appended within parentheses. Initials should be followed by periods. Commas and periods should be followed by a space unless they are followed by other punctuation. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Source (SR).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • Beebe, W.
  • Billings, Bradish
  • Roy, C. A., Dr. (Director)
  • Roy, C. A. (M.Sc.)
  • Parker, Louise, Mrs. (Education)
  • Acme Insurance Limited
  • Global Museum Associates
  • John Forbes and Son Limited
  • LOTO QUEBEC
  • Mercier, Jean-Louis, Comte de Mirecourt, (legs de)
  • Latendresse, Mimi, (succession de)
Discipline
  • Administration
Field label (French)
SOURCE DES FONDS
Field mnemonic (French)
SF

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