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Collection Development Policy Statement: General History

Levels of Collecting Intensity

Call # Ranges

Subject

Level

C

Auxiliary Sciences of History (General)

3

CB

Civilization

4

CC

Archaeology (General)

3b

CD 1-899

Diplomatics

2

CD 900-4999

Archives

3b

CD 5000-6500

Seals

1

CE

Technical Chronology

1

CJ

Numismatics

1

CN

Inscriptions

1

CR

Heraldry

1

CS

Genealogy

2

CT

Biography

3b

D 1-12

History (General)

3b

D 13-16

Historiography

3b

D 17-24

World Histories

3b

D 25-27

Military & Naval History

3a

D 204 -

Modern History, 1453-

--

D 204-219

General works

3a

D 220-241

1453-1648

2

D 242-250

1601-1715. 17th century

2

D 251-272

Thirty Years War, 1618-1648

2

D 273-283

1648-1715

2

D 284-350

1715-1789. 18th century

4

D 351-409

19th century. 1801-1914/20

4

D 410-500

20th century

4

D 501-719

First World War (1914-1918)

4

D 720-730

Inter-War Period (1919-1939)

4

D 731-823

Second World War (1939-1945)

4

D 824-838

Reconstruction

3a

D 839-860

Post-war history (1945-)

4

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