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COLLECTION REASON - Humanities

Field label
COLLECTION REASON
Field mnemonic
COLR
Field name
  • Collection Reason
  • Raison de la collecte
Field definition
This field provides for a descriptive account of why the object was considered important to the institution.
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 reason for collection.
Cataloguers rules
See also, other Collection fields with mnemonics prefixed by 'COL'.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • under-represented area of the collection
  • very typical of locality
  • secteur moins bien garni de la collection
  • très particulier à cette localité
Discipline
  • Multidiscipline
Source
  • History Task Force
Field label (French)
RAISON DE LA COLLECTE
Field mnemonic (French)
RCOL

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