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COLLECTOR NUMBER - Humanities

Field label
COLLECTOR NUMBER
Field mnemonic
COLN
Field name
  • Collector Number
  • Numéro attribué par le collecteur à l'objet ou au lot
Field definition
This field contains the number given to the object or lot by the field collector/archaeologist and referred to in field notes, preliminary reports, etc.
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 collector number or code assigned in the field to the object or lot by the field collector/archaeologist. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
This number or code is assigned by the archaeologist/department and has no relationship to numbering systems used by the museum registration department. See also, Permit Number (PT), and other Collection fields with mnemonics prefixed by 'COL'.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • WR 001
  • RP 385/002
  • HHM1 025
  • HHM1 026
  • WR 001
  • RP 385/002
  • HHMI 025
  • HHMI 026
Discipline
  • Archaeology
  • Administration
Source
  • Royal Ontario Museum, New World Archaeology
Field label (French)
NUMERO ATTRIBUE PAR LE COLLECTEUR
Field mnemonic (French)
NCOL

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