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CULTURAL IDENTIFIER - Humanities

Field label
CULTURAL IDENTIFIER
Field mnemonic
CUI
Field name
  • Cultural Identifier
  • Source culturelle
Field definition
This field indicates the name of the person or source responsible for identifying the cultural association of the object.
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 names of individuals, from most recent to original, in the following format: surname, given name(s) or initial(s). Honorific titles or other information that ordinarily precede the name, should be entered after the given name or initials, and separated from them by a comma. Other descriptive information may be appended within parentheses. Initials should be followed by periods. Commas and periods should be followed by a space unless they are followed by other punctuation. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Cultural Id Date (CUID) as well as Site Culture (ZCU) for archaeological sites.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • Beebe, W.
  • Billings, Bradish
  • Roy, C. A., Dr. (Director)
  • Roy, C. A. (M.Sc.)
  • Parker, Louise, Mrs. (Education)
  • Roy, C. A. (Trent University)
  • Barbeau, Marius
  • De Lamirande, Jacques
  • Werner, A. J.
Discipline
  • Archaeology
  • Ethnology
Source
  • Ethnology extra Task Force
Field label (French)
SOURCE CULTURELLE
Field mnemonic (French)
SCU

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