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CATALOGUE NUMBER - Humanities

Field label
CATALOGUE NUMBER
Field mnemonic
CN
Field name
  • Catalogue Number
  • Numéro de catalogue
Field definition
This field contains the museum catalogue number of the object. If there is only one number to identify the object, it should be entered in the Accession Number field.
Status
Required field for uploading to Artefacts Canada unless Accession Number is used.
Heading
REGISTRATION FIELDS
Comments
Edits were made to this field in May 2010.
Entry rules
Enter the catalogue number or code if different from the accession number. Do not use multiple entries. The catalogue number usually includes coded cataloguing information such as loan, location, material, culture or period.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Accession Number (AN), Cataloguer (CAT) and Catalogue Date (CD).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • E782.21.8
  • I978.02.1a-d
  • VII.104.10
  • VII.104.11
  • C456.7
  • E782.21.8
  • L978.02.1a-d
  • VII.104.10
  • VII.104.11
  • C456.7
Discipline
  • Multidiscipline
  • Administration
Source
  • Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
  • History Task Force
  • Ethnology Task Force
Field label (French)
NUMÉRO DE CATALOGUE
Field mnemonic (French)
NC

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