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HISTORICAL/MILITARY ASSOCIATIONS - Humanities

Field label
HISTORICAL/MILITARY ASSOCIATIONS
Field mnemonic
HMASSN
Field name
  • Historical/Military Associations
  • Association historique et militaire
Field definition
This field contains data on the various historical and/or military associations of the object, such as the country, event, individual or theatre of war.
Heading
DATING 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 terms in the singular, separating multiple entries by a semicolon and a space. Names should follow the standard inverted format and dates should be separated by a dash and followed by a semicolon and the event name, if applicable.
Cataloguers rules
This field is to be used when items have a particular person or event in their historical and/or military provenance. Images of persons or events should be entered in the Subject/Image field (SUB). Inscriptions should be entered in the Inscription field (NTRLT).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • 1899-1902
  • Anglo-Boer War
  • 1939-1945
  • 1942 Aug 19
  • Dieppe
  • Howe, Joseph
  • Royal Visit 1939
  • George, King
  • MacDonald, John A., Sir
  • Confederation
  • 1899-1902
  • Guerre des Boers
  • 1939-1945
  • Le 19 août 1942
  • Dieppe
  • Visite royale 1939
  • le roi George VI
  • MacDonald, John A., Sir
  • Confédération
Discipline
  • History
  • Military
Source
  • User's Conference 1990
Field label (French)
ASSOCIATION HISTORIQUE ET MILITAIRE
Field mnemonic (French)
AHM

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