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ORIGIN-COUNTY - Humanities

Field label
ORIGIN-COUNTY
Field mnemonic
ORCY
Field name
  • Originating County
  • Comté d'origine
Field definition
This field indicates the name of the county or equivalent where the object originated.
Heading
ORIGIN/USE 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 name in full and omit the word 'County'. Use '&' instead of 'and'. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
Regional Municipality names are entered in Origin-Municipality (ORMU). The parishes of Louisiana are considered to be county equivalents. The parishes of New Brunswick are township equivalents.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • Lennox & Addington
  • Elgin
  • York ?
  • Stormont-Dundas
  • Glengary
  • Laurier
  • Stormont-Dundas
  • Glengarry
  • Lennox & Addington
  • Deux-Montagnes ?
Discipline
  • Multidiscipline
Field label (French)
COMTE D'ORIGINE
Field mnemonic (French)
COMOR

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