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Call Numbers (Library of Congress Classification): C

The Mountain View College Library organizes its books according to the Library of Congress (LC) Classification System. This guide will describe what each range of the LC call numbers means,

C -- Auxiliary Sciences of History

C--Auxiliary Sciences of History (General)

CB--History of Civilization

CC--Archaeology

CD--Diplomatics. Archives. Seals

CE--Technical Chronology. Calendar

CJ--Numismatics

CN--Inscriptions. Epigraphy

CR--Heraldry

CS--Genealogy

CT--Biography

Subclasses

C1-51--Auxiliary Sciences of History (General)

CB3-482--History of Civilization

CB156--Terrestrial evidence of interplanetary voyages

CB158-161--Forecasts of future progress

CB195-281--Civilization and race

CB305-430--By period

CB440-482--Relation to special topics

CB450--Geography and civilization

CB478--Technology

CB481--War and civilization

CB482--Water and civilization

CC1-960--Archaeology

CC72-81--Philosophy. Theory

CC73-81--Methodology

CC83-97--Study and teaching. Research

CC135-137--Preservation, restoration, and conservation of antiquities.

Antiquities and state

CC140--Forgeries of antiquities

CC200-260--Bells. Campanology. Cowbells

CC300-350--Crosses

CC600-605--Boundary stones

CC700-705--Stone heaps, cairns, etc., of unknown purpose

CC710--Hill figures

CC960--Lanterns of the dead 

CD1-6471--Diplomatics. Archives. Seals

CD1-511--Diplomatics

CD70-79--Practice of special chancelleries

CD80-81--Formularies

CD87--Forgeries of documents

CD91-392--Collection of documents, facsimiles, etc., for study

CD501-511--Study and teaching

CD921-4280--Archives

CD995-4280--History and statistics

CD997--Biography of archivists

CD1000-4280--By region or country

CD5001-6471--Seals

CD5191--Iconography

CD5201-5391--Ancient

CD5501-5557--Medieval

CD5561--Renaissance

CD5575-6471--Modern

CE1-97--Technical Chronology. Calendar

CE21-46--Ancient

CE51-85--Medieval and modern

CE91-92--Perpetual calendars. Century calendars, etc.

CJ1-6661--Numismatics

CJ1-4625--Coins

CJ153--Finds of coins

CJ161--Symbols, devices, etc.

CJ201-1397--Ancient

CJ1509-4625--Medieval and modern

CJ4801-5450--Tokens

CJ4861-4889--By period

CJ4901-5336--By region or country

CJ5350-5450--Special uses of tokens

CJ5501-6661--Medals and medallions

CJ5581-5690--Ancient

CJ5723-5793--Medieval and modern

CJ5795-6661--By region or country 

CN1-1355--Inscriptions. Epigraphy

CN120-740--Ancient inscriptions

CN750-753--Early Christian inscriptions

CN755--Medieval inscriptions (General)

CN760--Modern inscriptions (General)

CN805-865--By language

CN870-1355--By region or country

CR1-6305--Heraldry

CR51-79--Crests, monograms, devices, badges, mottoes, etc.

CR91-93--Shields and supporters

CR101-115--Flags, banners, and standards

CR191-1020--Public and official heraldry

CR1101-1131--Ecclesiastical and sacred heraldry

CR1179-3395--Family heraldry

CR3499-4420--Titles of honor, rank, precedence, etc.

CR4480-4485--Royalty. Insignia. Regalia, crown and coronets, etc.

CR4501-6305--Chivalry and knighthood (Orders, decorations, etc.)

CR4547-4553--Ceremonials, pageants, tournaments, etc.

CR4571-4595--Duels and dueling

CR4651-6305--Orders, etc.

CS1-3090--Genealogy

CS23-35--Genealogical lists, etc., covering more than one country or continent

CS38-39--Family history covering more than one country

CS42-2209--By region or country

CS2300-3090--Personal and family names

CT21-9999--Biography

CT21-22--Biography as an art or literary form

CT31-83--History of biographical literature. Lives of biographers

CT93-206--General collective biography

CT206--Portraits

CT210-3150--National biography

CT3200-9999--Biography. By subject

CT3200-3830--Biography of women (Collective)

CT3990--Academicians. Scholars. Savants

CT9960-9998--Other miscellaneous groups

Including adventurers, eccentrics, misers, etc.

CT9999--Blank books for personal records, diaries, etc. 

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