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REGISTRY NUMBER - Humanities

Field label
REGISTRY NUMBER
Field mnemonic
REGN
Field name
  • Registry Number
  • Numéro de registre
Field definition
This field indicates the registration number assigned to the object by an agency other than the museum, and may include the registry design number or the individual firearms registration certificate number.
Heading
REGISTRATION 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 the registration number. Numbers assigned by the maker or any other source should be entered. Where the agency assigning the number is not self-evident, its name should also be entered in parentheses after the number. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
Patent or copyright numbers should be entered in the Patent/Copyright Numbers field (PCN).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • iv h c 1 2
  • D071150
  • D074007
  • Certificate #100834
  • 1v h c 1 2
  • 1234
  • D071150
  • D074007
  • certificat no 100834
Discipline
  • History
  • Military
Source
  • Canadian Museum of Civilization
  • Canadian War Museum
Field label (French)
NUMERO DE REGISTRE
Field mnemonic (French)
NREG

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