Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging

English Abstract: 

"Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging is a structured and controlled list of object terms organized in a classification system to provide a basis for indexing and cataloging collections of human-made objects. Nomenclature is used in the creation and management of object records in human history collections within museums and other organizations, and it focuses on objects relevant to North American history and culture. Nomenclature is the most extensively used museum classification and controlled vocabulary for historical and ethnological collections in North America."

Alternative Title: 
System for Classifying Cultural Objects
Nomenclature pour le catalogage des objets de musée
English Title: 
Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging
Year of Creation: 
American Association for State and Local History
Canadian Heritage Information Network
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