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CULTURE ORIGINAL - Humanities

Field label
CULTURE ORIGINAL
Field mnemonic
CUO
Field name
  • Culture Original
  • Culture originale
Field definition
This field contains original, alternative or older terms for a particular culture.
Heading
ETHNOLOGICAL 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 original, alternative or older culture terms. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
The main culture term should always appear in the Culture field (CU) and only secondary terms in this field.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • Ceylon
  • British Honduras
  • Gwa'sa ?
  • Upper Canada
  • Lower Canada
  • Malécite
  • Haut-Canada
  • Bas Canada
Discipline
  • Archaeology
  • Ethnology
Source
  • Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature
Field label (French)
CULTURE ORIGINALE
Field mnemonic (French)
CUO

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