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Call Numbers (Library of Congress Classification): N

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,

Class N --Fine Arts

N--Visual arts 

NA--Architecture 

NB--Sculpture 

NC--Drawing. Design. Illustration 

ND--Painting 

NE--Print media 

NK--Decorative arts 

NX--Arts in general

Subclasses

N1-(9211)--Visual arts

N1-58--General

N61-72--Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts

N81-390--Study and teaching. Research

N400-3990--Art museums, galleries, etc.

N4390-5098--Exhibitions--

N5198-5299--Private collections and collectors

N5300-7418--History

N7420-7525.8--General works

N7560-8266--Special subjects of art

N8350-8356--Art as a profession. Artists

N8510-8553--Art studios, materials, etc.

N8554-8585--Examination and conservation of works of art

N8600-8675--Economics of art

N8700-9165--Art and the state. Public art

NA1-9428--Architecture

NA1-60--General

NA100-130--Architecture and the state

NA190-1555.5--History

NA1995--Architecture as a profession

NA2000-2320--Study and teaching. Research

NA2335-2360--Competitions

NA2400-2460--Museums. Exhibitions

NA2500-2599--General works

NA 2599.5-2599.9--Architectural criticism

NA2695-2793--Architectural drawing and design

NA2835-4050--Details and decoration

NA4100-8480--Special classes of buildings

NA4100-4145--Classed by material

NA4150-4160--Classed by form

NA4170-8480--Classed by use

NA4170-(7020)--Public buildings

NA4590-5621--Religious architecture

NA7100-7884--Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings

NA7910-8125--Clubhouses, guild houses, etc.

NA8200-8260--Farm architecture

NA8300-8480--Outbuildings, gates, fences, etc.

NA9000-9428--Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying

NB1-1952--Sculpture

NB1-50--General

NB60-1115--History

Including collective biography

NB1120-1133--Study and teaching

NB1134-1134.4--Competitions

NB1135-1150--General works

NB1160-1195--Designs and technique

NB1199-1200--Restoration of sculptures

NB1203-1270--Special materials

NB1272-1291--Mobiles, color, sculpture gardens, etc.

NB1293-1895--Special forms

NB1293-1310--Portrait sculpture

NB1312-1313--Equestrian statues

NB1330-1685--Sculptural monuments

NB1750-1793--Religious monuments and shrines

NB1800-1880--Sepulchral monuments

NB1910-1952--Special subjects

NC1-1940--Drawing. Design. Illustration

NC1-45--General

Including collective biography

NC50-266--History of drawing

NC390-670--Study and teaching

NC673-677--Competitions

NC703-725--General works

NC730-758--Technique

NC760-825--Special subjects

NC845-915--Graphic art materials

NC930--Conservation and restoration of drawings

NC950-(996)--Illustration

NC997-1003--Commercial art. Advertising art

NC1280-1284--Printed ephemera. Imagerie populaire

NC1300-1766--Pictorial humor, caricature, etc.

NC1800-1850--Posters

NC1860-1896--Greeting cards, postcards, invitations, book jackets, etc.

NC1920-1940--Copying, enlarging, and reduction of drawings

ND25-3416--Painting

ND25-(48)--General

ND49-813--History

ND1115-1120--Study and teaching

ND1130-1156--General works

ND1288-1460--Special subjects

ND1290-1293--Human figure

ND1300-1337--Portraits

ND1340-1367--Landscape painting

ND1370-1375--Marine painting

ND1380-1383--Animals. Birds

ND1385-1388--Sports. Hunting, fishing, etc.

ND1390-1393--Still life

ND1400-1403--Flowers. Fruit. Trees

ND1410-1460--Other subjects

ND1470-1625--Technique and materials

ND1630-1662--Examination and conservation of paintings

ND1700-2495--Watercolor painting

ND2550-2733--Mural painting

ND2889-3416--Illuminating of manuscripts and books

NE1-3002--Print media

NE1-978--Printmaking and engraving

NE1-90--General

NE 218-(330)--Engraved portraits. Self-portraits

NE380--Conservation and restoration of prints

NE390-395--Collected works

NE400-773--History of printmaking

NE830-898--General works

NE951-962--Special subjects

NE965-965.3--Tradesmen's cards

NE970-973--Study and teaching

NE975-975.4--Competitions

NE977-978--Equipment

NE1000-1352--Wood engraving

NE1000-1027--General

NE1030-1196.3--History

NE1220-1233--General works

NE1310-1326.5--Japanese prints

NE1330-1336--Linoleum block prints

NE1340--Fish prints

NE1344-1345--Potato prints

NE1350-1352--Other materials used in relief printing

NE1400-1879--Metal engraving

NE1400-1422--General

NE1620-1630--General works

NE1634-1749--History

NE1750-1775--Copper engraving

NE1850-1879--Color prints

NE1940-2232.5--Etching and aquatint

NE1940-1975--General

NE1980-2055.5--History

NE2120-2140--General works

NE2141-2149--Special subjects

NE2220-2225--Dry point

NE2236-2240.6--Serigraphy

NE2242-2246--Monotype (Printmaking)

NE2250-2570--Lithography

NE2685-2685.8--Lumiprints

NE2690--Engraving on glass

NE2800-2880--Printing of engravings

NE3000-3002--Copying art. Copying machine art

NK1-(9990)--Decorative arts

NK1-570--General

NK600-806--History

NK1135-1149.5--Arts and crafts movement

NK1160-1590--Decoration and ornament. Design

NK1160-1174--General

NK1175-(1498)--History

NK1505-1535--General works

NK1548-1590--Special subjects for design

NK1648-1678--Religious art

NK1700-2195--Interior decoration. House decoration

NK1700-2138--General. History, etc.

Including special rooms

NK2140-2180--Decorative painting

NK2190-2192--Church decoration

NK2200-2750--Furniture

NK2775-2898--Rugs and carpets

NK2975-3049--Tapestries

NK3175-3296.3--Upholstery. Drapery

NK3375-3496.3--Wallpapers

NK3600-(9990)--Other arts and art industries

NK3700-4695--Ceramics

NK4700-4890--Costume

NK5100-5440--Glass

NK5500-6060--Glyptic arts

NK6400-8459--Metalwork

NK8800-9505.5--Textiles

NK9600-9955--Woodwork

NX1-820--Arts in general

NX1-260--General

NX280-410--Study and teaching. Research

NX411-415--Competitions

NX420-430--Exhibitions

NX440-632--History of the arts

NX650-694--Special subjects, characters, persons, religious arts, etc.

NX700-750--Patronage of the arts

NX760-770--Administration of the arts

NX775-777--Voluntarism in the arts

NX798-820--Arts centers and facilities

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