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Find here terms used by the Center for Jewish History and its Partner organizations for cataloging their collections. These terms are defined and approved by the Authorities Subcommittee, part of the Access and New Technologies Committee.
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Authority Terms

The Library of Congress approved this form and genre thesaurus and assigned the source code $2cjh, see http://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/genre-form.html.

Advertisements

655_7 $a Advertising and advertisements $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Advertising and advertisements:

  • 655_7 $a Advertising cards $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Cigarette cards $2 cjh

Albums & Scrapbooks

655_7 $a Albums $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Albums:

  • 655_7 $a Photograph albums $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Presentation albums $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Scrapbooks $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Sketchbooks $2 cjh

Architecture & Decoration

*655_7 $a Architecture $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Architecture:

  • 655_7 $a Historical models $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Synagogue models $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Architectural elements $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Lintels $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Architectural drawings $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Floor plans $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Site plans $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Elevations $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Cross sections $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Landscaping plans $2 cjh

Archival Finding Aids

MARC records for EAD finding aids could contain BOTH of the following 655 terms:

*655_0 $a Archival materials
*655_7 $a Finding aids $2 cjh

Archival Materials

*655_7 $a Archival materials $2 cjh
Use this term ONLY if a digital object is an archival box, folder, series, or collection. As is the case with archival materials, many different types of documents can be found in a folder, box, series, or collection. Narrower terms describing certain content can be added.

Terms to be used in conjunction with Archival materials:

  • 655_7 $a Legal Documents $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $aKetubot $2 cjh

Biographical Sources

Broad term:
*655_7 $aBiographical sources $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with the broader term Biographical sources:

  • 655_7 $aDiaries $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $aMemoirs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $aAutobiographies $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $aOral histories $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $aBiographies $2 cjh

Books

*655_7 $a Books $2 cjh 

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Books:

  • 655_7 $a Alphabet books $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Artists' books $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Artists' illustrated books $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Art literature $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Children's books $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Electronic books $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Illustrated books $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Jewish religious literature $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Rare books $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Religious literature $2 cjh

Ceremonial objects

*655_7 $a Ceremonial objects $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Ceremonial objects:

  • 655_7 $a Amulets $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Hanukkah lamps $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Havdalah spice containers $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Kiddush cups $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Kiddush cup saucers $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Magical devices $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Tombstones $2 cjh,  PREFERRED 655_7 Tombstones (sepulchral monuments) $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Torah crowns $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Torah ornaments $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Torah pointers $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Torah shields $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Seder plates $2 cjh

Clothing and Accessories

*655_7 $a Clothing and dress $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Clothing and dress:
(Note: When appropriate, these terms may also be used in conjunction with broader term Ceremonial clothing and dress, but hierarchies must be maintained.)

  • 655_7 $a Accessories $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Aigrettes $2 cjh
    • 655_7$a Belts $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Collars $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Etuis $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Fans $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Garters $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Gloves $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Handkerchiefs $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Headgear $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Hats $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Caps $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Hoods $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Hosiery $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Socks $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Stockings $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Tights $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Jewelry $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Bracelets $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Brooches and clips $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Campaign buttons and pinbacks $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Cuff links $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Earrings $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Fobs $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Hatpins $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Lockets $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Necklaces $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Pendants $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Rings $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Sautoirs $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Stickpins $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Tie clips $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Tie tacks $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Watches $2 cjh
        • 655_7 $a Pocket watches $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Mittens $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Money clips $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Muffs $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Neckties $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Parasols $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Purses $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Scarves $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Sashes $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Shoes $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Booties $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Boots $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Clogs $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Scuffs $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Veils $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Wallets $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Aprons $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Bathing suits $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Blouses $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Bodices $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Capes and cloaks $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Coats $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Caftans $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Dresses $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Evening dresses $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Furs $2 cjh (Always use additional terms to describe the garment in question. For example, "Furs" and "Coats".)
  • 655_7 $a Jackets $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Nightgowns $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Rompers $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Shirts $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Shorts $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Skirts $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Ski suits $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Sweaters $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Suits $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Trousers $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Underwear $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Bras $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Chemises $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Corsets $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Lingerie $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Slips $2 cjh (also use Lingerie)
    • 655_7 $a Underpants $2 cjh
      • 655_7 $a Step-ins $2 cjh (also use Lingerie)
  • 655_7 $a Vests $2 cjh

Drawings

*655_7 $a Drawings $2 cjh
Note: Items produced, issued, or worn to commemorate a person, event, or occasion. For structures erected to preserve the memory of persons or events, use "memorials."

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Drawings:

  • 655_7 $a Abstract works $2 cjh (use instead of "Abstract drawings")
  • 655_7 $a Architectural drawings $2 cjh
    • 655_4 $a Floor plans $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Charcoal drawings $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Crayon drawings $2 cjh
    • 655_4 $a Pastels $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Genre works $2 cjh (use instead of "Genre drawings")
  • 655_7 $a Graphite drawings $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Ink drawings $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Landscapes $2 cjh (use instead of "Landscape drawings")
  • 655_7 $a Pen-and-wash drawings $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Portraits $2 cjh (use instead of "Portrait drawings")
  • 655_7 $a Still lifes $2 cjh (use instead of "Still life drawings")
  • 655_7 $a Technical drawings $2 cjh

Furnishings, Tools, & Equipment

*655_7 $a Furnishings and equipment
OR
*655_7 $a Tools and equipment

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Furnishings and equipment:

  • 655_7 $a Banks $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Bells $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Bottle openers $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Boxes $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Cans $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Clocks $2 cjh    
  • 655_7 $a Cookware $2 cjh     
  • 655_7 $a Culinary equipment $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Napkin rings $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Sugar bowls $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Tableware $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Vases $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Wine jugs $2 cjh     

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Tools and equipment:

  • 655_7 $a Clinical thermometers $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Cupping sets $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Medical equipment $2 cjh

Maps & Plans

*655_7 $a Maps $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Maps:

  • 655_7 $a Land use maps $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Outline maps $2 cjh

Medals, Coins, & Tokens

*655_7 $a Numismatics $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Numismatics:

  • 655_7 $a Coins $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Medals $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Tokens $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Greeting tokens $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Paper money $2 cjh

Movies and Films

*655_7 $a Motion pictures $2 cjh

Paintings

*655_7 $a Paintings $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Paintings:

  • 655_7 $a Abstract works $2 cjh (use instead of "Abstract paintings")
  • 655_7 $a Acrylic paintings $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Gouaches $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Landscapes $2 cjh (use instead of "Landscape paintings")
  • 655_7 $a Oil paintings $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Portraits $2 cjh (use instead of "Portrait paintings")
  • 655_7 $a Still lifes $2 cjh (use instead of "Still life paintings")
  • 655_7 $a Tempera paintings $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Watercolors $2 cjh

Photographs

*655_7 $a Photographs $2 cjh
OR
*655_7 $a Transparencies $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Photographs:

  • 655_7 $a Architectural photographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Daguerreotypes $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Ethnographic photographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Fashion photographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Fisheye photographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Identification photographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Landscape photographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Memorial photographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Motion study photographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Portrait photographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Photographic prints $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Publicity photographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Snapshots $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Still life photographs $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Transparencies:

  • 655_7 $a Glass transparencies $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Lantern slides $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Slides $2 cjh

Postcards & Greeting Cards

*655_7 $a Postcards $2 cjh
OR
*655_7 $a Greeting cards $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Greeting cards:

  • 655_7 $a Rosh Hashanah cards $2 cjh

Posters

*655_7 $a Posters $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Posters:

  • 655_7 $a Circus posters $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Exhibition posters $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Performing arts posters $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Political posters $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Protest posters $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Sports posters $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Theatrical posters $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Travel posters $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a War posters $2 cjh

Prints

*655_7 $a Prints $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Prints:

  • 655_7 $a Aquatints $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Bird's-eye-view prints $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Black and white prints $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Cloth prints $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Color lithographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Color prints $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Commemorative prints $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Drypoints $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Embossed prints $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Engravings $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Etchings $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Fashion prints $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Landscapes$2 cjh (use instead of "Landscape prints")
  • 655_7 $a Linocuts $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Lithographic engravings $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Lithographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Mezzotints $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Monotypes $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Offprints $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Offset lithographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Portrait $2 cjh (use instead of "Portrait prints")
  • 655_7 $a Reproductions $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Screen prints $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Still lifes $2 cjh (use instead of "Still life prints")
  • 655_7 $a Wood engravings $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Woodcuts $2 cjh

Sculpture

*655_7 $a Sculpture $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Sculpture:

  • 655_7 $a Abstract works $2 cjh (use instead of "Abstract sculpture")
  • 655_7 $a Assemblages $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Busts $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Mobiles $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Reliefs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Stabile $2 cjh

Sheet Music

*655_4 $a Sheet music $5 cjh
*655_4 $a Sheet music covers $5 cjh

More narrow terms:

  • 655_4 $a Scores $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Brass instruments $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Chamber music $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Choral music $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Dance music $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Instrumental music $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Keyboard instruments $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Guitar music $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Orchestral music $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Organ music $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Percussion ensembles $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Percussion instruments $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Percussion music $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Popular instrumental music $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Reed organ music $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Solo instrument music $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a String ensembles $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Stringed instrument music $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Vocal music $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Wind ensembles $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Wind instruments $5 cjh
  • 655_4 $a Woodwind instruments $5 cjh

Sound recordings

*655_7 $a Sound recordings $2 cjh

Toys and Games (completed)

*655_7 $a Toys and games $2 cjh

Terms to use in conjunction with broader term Toys and games:

  • 655_7 $a Board games $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Gameboards $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Lotto $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Dolls $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Costume dolls $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Game pieces $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Hanukkah tops $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Marionettes $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Playing cards $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Tarot cards $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Puzzles $2 cjh

 

Supplemental Terms

The following form/genre terms are not currently used for building digital collections by type, and so should not be used in isolation. However, they may prove useful for adding supplementary form/genre headings as appropriate.

  • 655_7 $a Abstract works $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Agamographs $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Cut-paper works $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Genre works $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Group portraits $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Installations $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Landscapes $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Mixed media $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Collages $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Mosaics $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Portraits $2 cjh
    • 655_7 $a Self-portraits $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Purim noisemakers $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Silhouettes $2 cjh
  • 655_7 $a Still lifes $2 cjh
 
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