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Objects and Procedures

Acquisition

Field

Value(s)

Default Value

Dynamic/Static

Currency

Alphabetic codes in the ISO Currency Codes list, ISO 4217
(to be presented along with associated display names)

USD (US Dollar)

Static

Acquisition method

bequest, exchange, gift, purchase, transfer, treasure

gift

Dynamic

Cataloging

Field

Value(s)

Default Value

Dynamic/Static

Other number type

lender; obsolete; previous; serial; unknown

none

dynamic

Object name currency

current; archaic

none

static

Object name type

classified; denomination; simple; taxonomic; typological

none

dynamic

Object name language

Codes in the ISO Representation of Names of Languages, ISO 639-2 (some 400 "living" languages) or
Codes in the ISO Representation of Names of Languages, ISO 639-3 (some 7,500 languages, including ancient, historic and extinct languages; nearly a superset of 639-2 except for certain language groupings) (to be presented along with associated display names)

eng (English)

static

Object name level

group; subgroup

none

static

Object name system

Art & Architecture Thesaurus; Nomenclature

none

dynamic

Collection

Library collection, Permanent collection, Study collection, Teaching collection

none

dynamic

Title type

assigned by artist; collection; generic; popular; series; trade

none

dynamic

Record status

approved; in process; new; temporary

new

static

Age unit

days; months; weeks; years

none

static

Content - date - association

depicted; described

none

static

Content - position

back; base; bottom; front; inside; left; outside; recto; right; rim; top; verso

none

static

Form

dry; pinned; thin section; wet

none

dynamic

Inscription - date - association

inscribed

inscribed

static

Inscription position

back; base; bottom; front; inside; left; outside; recto; right; rim; top; verso

none

static

Inscription script

Carolingian miniscule; Gothic script; Palmer method; Roman cursive; rustic capitals; Spencerian method; square capitals

none

static

Inscription type

brand; decoration; estate stamp; graffiti; label; maker's mark

none

dynamic

Sex

female; male

none

static

Object status

copy; forgery; holotype; paralectotype; paratype; type

none

static

Phase

adult; imago; larva; nymph; pupa

none

static

Technical attribute

magnetic tape type; record speed

none

dynamic

Technical attribute measurement

metal; 78

none

dynamic

Technical attribute measurement unit

rpm

none

dynamic

Object component name

blade; buttonhole; handle; sleeve

none

dynamic

Object production date - association

not a list - please use concept authority

none

 

Associated date - association

not a list - please use concept authority

none

 

Ownership access

limited; open; restricted

none

dynamic

Ownership category

company; public; private

none

dynamic

Ownership date - association

owned

owned

 

Ownership exchange method

bequest, exchange, gift, purchase, transfer, treasure

none

dynamic

Ownership exchange price - denomination

Alphabetic codes in the ISO Currency Codes list, ISO 4217
(to be presented along with associated display names)

USD (US Dollar)

static

Responsible department

Antiquities, Architecture and Design, Decorative Arts, Ethnography, Herpetology, Media and Performance Art, Paintings and Sculpture, Paleobotany, Photographs, Prints and Drawings

none

dynamic

Field collection method

borehole; commissioned; exchanged; found dead; metal detector; netted; photographed; purchased; salvaged; shot; trapped

none

dynamic

Date

Field

Value(s)

Default Value

Dynamic/Static

Date - Association

specific to procedure

none

dynamic

Date - earliest/single era

BCE; CE

CE

static

Date - latest era

BCE; CE

CE

static

Date - Certainty

after; approximate; before; circa; probably; possibly

none

static

Date - Qualifier

+, -, +/-

none

static

Date - Qualifier unit

day(s), month(s), year(s)

none

static

Dimensions

Intake

Field

Value(s)

Default Value

Dynamic/Static

Entry method

courier; found on doorstep; in person; post

none

dynamic

Entry reason

consideration; commission; enquiry; loan

none

dynamic

Field collection method

borehole; commissioned; exchanged; found dead; metal detector; netted; photographed; purchased; salvaged; shot; trapped

none

dynamic

Date - certainty

after; approximate; before; circa; probably; possibly

none

static

Date - qualifier (often used in conjunction with date-certainty)

+ or - 5; + or - 10; + or - 25

none

static

Current location fitness

dangerous; suitable; reasonable; unsuitable

none

dynamic

Condition check/assessment method

observed; x-rayed

none

dynamic

Condition check/assessment reason

consideration; damaged in transit; enquiry; loan in; conservation

none

dynamic

Loans In

Field

Value(s)

Default Value

Dynamic/Static

Loan status

agreed; authorized; conservation; refused; renewed; requested; returned; sent

none

dynamic

Loaned object status

agreed; authorized; conservation; refused; renewed; requested; returned; sent

none

dynamic

Loan purpose

analysis; conservation; exhibition; long-term collections management and storage; photography; research; scientific preparation

none

dynamic

Loans Out

Field

Value(s)

Default Value

Dynamic/Static

Loan status

agreed; authorized; conservation; refused; renewed; requested; returned; sent

none

dynamic

Loaned object status

agreed; authorized; conservation; refused; renewed; requested; returned; sent

none

dynamic

Loan purpose

analysis; conservation; exhibition; long-term collections management and storage; photography; research; scientific preparation

none

dynamic

Location and Movement Control

Field

Value(s)

Default Value

Dynamic/Static

Current location fitness

dangerous; suitable; temporary; unsuitable

none

dynamic

Movement method

forklift; handcarried, trolley

none

dynamic

Reason for move

conservation; exhibition; inventory; loan; new storage location; photography; research

none

dynamic

Media Handling

Field

Value(s)

Default Value

Dynamic/Static

Date - association

please use concept authority

none

 

Type

dataset; document; moving image; still image; sound

none

dynamic

Language

Codes in the ISO Representation of Names of Languages, ISO 639-2 (some 400 "living" languages) or
Codes in the ISO Representation of Names of Languages, ISO 639-3 (some 7,500 languages, including ancient, historic and extinct languages; nearly a superset of 639-2 except for certain language groupings)
(to be presented along with associated display names)

eng (English)

static

Object Exit

Field

Value(s)

Default Value

Dynamic/Static

Exit reason

deaccession; disposal; return of loan

none

dynamic

Exit method

courier; in person; post

none

dynamic

Vocabularies and Authorities

Citation Authority

Field

Value(s)

Default Value

Source Type

 

none

Controlled number patterns

N/A

Summary fields

Context

Fields

header

 

right sidebar under "terms used"

 

right sidebar under "usage"

 

search results

 

secondary tab

 

Collecting Event Authority

Concept Authority

Exhibition Authority

Name Authority

Place Authority

Storage Location Authority

Subject Authority

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