Genre

URI: https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#hasType

Definition: The identifier of a concept, or a word or phrase from a controlled vocabulary (thesaurus etc) giving the type of the CHO.

Obligation: Optional

Repeatable: True

Range: AAT Genre Term


Input Guidelines

Access Guidelines

DPLA MAP v4 Usage: Captures categories of described resource in a given field. Does not capture aboutness. Vocab Schema: AAT.

Genre should be expressed as an authorized term from the list below. Terms are from the Art & Architecture Thesaurus. Genre does not represent aboutness.

Use the capitalization below; pay close attention to terms that are pluralized.

Valid Genre Terms
admission tickets
advertisements
agendas (administrative records)
annual reports
application forms
architectural documents
architectural drawings (visual works)
architectural models
art (fine art)
articles
audiocassettes
badges
black-and-white negatives
black-and-white photographs
booklets
books
broadsides (notices)
brochures
business cards
business records
cards (information artifacts)
caricatures
cartoons (humorous images)
catalogs (documents)
certificates
clippings (information artifacts)
color negatives
color photographs
color slides
comics (documents)
copper engravings (visual works)
copy prints
correspondence
diaries
digital images
document (object genre)
documents (object genre)
drawings (visual works)
engravings (prints)
envelopes
essays
financial records
financial statements
fliers (printed matter)
folders (containers)
government records
illuminated manuscripts
illustrations (layout features)
inscriptions
instructions (document genre)
interviews
invitations
journals (periodicals)
leaflets (printed works)
lectures
ledgers (account books)
legal documents
letters (correspondence)
letters of recommendation
lists (document genres)
manuscripts (documents)
maps (documents)
memorabilia
memorandums
menus
military records
motion pictures (visual works)
napkins (culinary textile)
newsletters
newspapers
notebooks
notes
obituaries
pages (components)
pamphlets
paper money
periodicals
photographs
plates (illustrations)
playbills
poems
postcards
posters
presentation copies
press releases
prints (visual works)
programs (documents)
property records
questionnaires
reports
résumés (personnel records)
rosters
sashes (costume accessories)
school yearbooks
scrapbooks
sheet music
sketches
songs (musical compositions)
speeches (documents)
stamps (tools)
stickers
surveys (documents)
T-shirts
telegrams
woodcuts (prints)
yearbooks

Preservation Guidelines

This field is not included in the preservation package.