The General Inventory is often my breadcrumb trail to intelligent naming.
TheInventaire Général du Patrimoine Culturel, formerly known as the Inventaire Général des Monuments et des Richesses Artistiques de la France, and commonly referred to as the Inventaire Général or simply the Inventory, is a national service created by decree on March 4, 1964, on the initiative ofAndré Malraux andAndré Chastel.
The inventory department has also created the :
Mérimée: 200,000 entries on France's architectural heritage, including 35,000 with illustrations. 13,500 complete associated documentary files.
Palissy: 280,000 entries on French movable heritage, including 25,000 with illustrations. 5,000 complete associated documentary files.
Archidoc: Bibliographic database on 19th- and 20th-century architectural heritage. 74,000 records.
Mémoire: Graphic and photographic collections preserved by the Direction de l'architecture et du patrimoine. 600,000 records and images.
Thesaurus: 3,700 terms useful for naming architectural and movable works.