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Library of Congress Classification System

Preus Library classifies its print collection using the Library of Congress Classification System. The areas listed below are good places to browse to discover items that pertain to anthropology and archaeology. There may be other items of interest in the collection that are found outside of these call number ranges. Check the catalog to discover call numbers for specific items.

               CC       1-960              Archaeology

                  E           75-99              Indians of North America

                                99                          Indian Tribes and Culture

                  GN       1-890               Anthropology

                              49-298                    Physical anthropology

                              301-673                  Ethnology

                              700-890                  Prehistoric archaeology

                   GR    1-950                  Folklore

                             72-79                        Folk literature (General)

                             420-950                    Folklore relating to special subjects

                             430-488                          Folklore relating to private life

                             500-615                          Supernatural beings

                              880                            Medicine.   Folk medicine

                      GT  1-7070                 Manners and customs (General)

                                                              For works limited to special countries, see D-F


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