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Collection Development Policy Statement: American History

Levels of Collecting Intensity

LC CLASS. SUBJECT LEVELS
**** Western Hemisphere­ ***
E11-29 General 2b
E31-45 North America 2b
E51-74 Pre-Columbian America. Indians 3c
E75-99 Indians of North America 4
E101-135 Discovery & Early Exploration 2b
E141-143 Descriptive Accounts 2b
**** United States ****
E151-183 General 4
E160 National & State Parks 3c
E169.1-169.5 Civilization/Popular Culture 4
E171-183 History 4
E171 Periodicals 4
E172 Societies 4
E173 Sources & Documents 4
E175 Historiography 4
E181-182 Military/Naval History 3c
E183 Political History 4
E183.7 Diplomatic History 4
E183.8 Relations with: 3-4
.C2 Canada 4
.C5 China 4
.F8 France 3a
.G3 Germany 4
.G7 Great Britain 4
.J3 Japan 4
.M6 Mexico 4
.R9 Russia/Soviet Union 4
E184.A1 Elements in the Population 2-4
.F8 French 3a
.G3 Germans 3c
.J3 Japanese 3c
.J5 Jews 4
.M5 Mexicans 4
.S2 Norwegians 2a
.S23 Swedes 2a
E185 African-Americans 4
E185.5-615 Post-Emancipation Status 4
**** By Time Period ****
E186-199 Colonial History 3c
E201-298 Revolution 3c
E301-440 1775-1861 3c
E303-310 Confederation 3a
E311-337 Washington through Jefferson 4
E371-440 Monroe through Buchanan 3c
E441-453 Slavery in the U.S. 4
E457-459 Lincoln 4
E461-655 Civil War 4
E660-738 1865-1900 4
E740-889 20th Century 4
E902- 21st Century 4
**** United States Local History ****
F1-15 New England 3c
F16-30 Maine 3a
F31-45 New Hampshire 2a
F46-60 Vermont 2a
F61-75 Massachusetts 3c
F76-90 Rhode Island 2a
F91-105 Connecticut 3a
F106 Atlantic Coast/Mid-Atlantic States 3a
F116-130 New York 3c
F131-145 New Jersey 3a
F146-169 Pennsylvania 3c
F161-175 Delaware 2a
F176-190 Maryland 2a
F191-205 District of Columbia 3c
F206-220 The South/South Atlantic States 4
F221-235 Virginia 4
F236-250 West Virginia 1b
F251-265 North Carolina 3a
F266-280 South Carolina 4
F281-295 Georgia 3a
F296 Gulf States 1b
F301 West Florida 1b
F306 Florida 3c
F321-335 Alabama 3a
F336-350 Mississippi 3a
F351-355 Mississippi River & Valley 4
F366-380 Louisiana 3c
F381-395 Texas 3b
F396 Old Southwest. Lower Mississippi Valley 2a
F406-420 Arkansas 1b
F431-445 Tennessee 3a
F446-469 Kentucky 3a
F461-475 Missouri 2a
F476-485 Old Northwest & NorthWest Territory 4
F486-500 Ohio 4
F516-520 Ohio River & Valley 4
F521-535 Indiana 4
F536-550 Illinois 4
F551-556 Great Lakes. Lake Region 4
F561-575 Michigan 4
F576-590 Wisconsin 4
F591-596 The West. Trans-Mississippi 3c
F597 Northwest. Upper Mississippi Valley 3c
598 Missouri River & Valley 3c
F601-615 Minnesota 3b
F616-630 Iowa 3a
F631-645 North Dakota 1b
F646-660 South Dakota 1b
F661-675 Nebraska 2a
F676-690 Kansas 3a
F691-705 Oklahoma 3a
F721 Rocky Mountains 3a
F722 Yellowstone 2b
F726-740 Montana 2a
F741-755 Idaho 1b
F756-770 Wyoming 2a
F771-785 Colorado 3c
F786-788 New Southwest. Colorado River 3c
F791-805 New Mexico 2b
F806-820 Arizona 2b
F821-835 Utah 2b
F836-850 Nevada 2b
F851-855 Pacific States. Pacific Coast 3c
F856-870 California 4
F871-885 Oregon 2b
F886-F900 Washington 3b
F901-951 Alaska 3b
F965 Territories of the United States (General) 3c
F970 Insular possessions of the U.S. (General) 3c
DU620-629 Hawai’i 3b

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