Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Call Numbers (Library of Congress Classification): E

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 E--History of the Americas


151-909--United States




E29--Elements in the population

E31-49.2--North America

E51-73--Pre-Columbian America.  The Indians

E75-99--Indians of North America

E81-83--Indian wars

E99--Indian tribes and cultures

E101-135--Discovery of America and early explorations

E103-110--Pre-Columbian period


E121-135--Post-Columbian period.  El Dorado

E141-143--Descriptive accounts of America.  Earliest to 1810

E151-889--United States




E173--Sources and documents



E179.5--Historical geography

E181--Military history

E182--Naval history

E183-183.3--Political history

E183.7-183.9--Diplomatic history.  Foreign and general relations.

E183.8--Relations with individual countries

E184-185.98--Elements in the population


E185.2-185.89--Status and development since emancipation

E185.96-185.98--Biography.  Genealogy

E186-199--Colonial history (1607-1775)


E191-199--By period



E196--King William's War, 1689-1697

E197--Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713

E198--King George's War, 1744-1748

E199--French and Indian War, 1755-1763

E201-298--The Revolution, 1775-1783

E300-453--Revolution to the Civil War, 1775/1783-1861


E302--Collected works of American statemen

E302.1--Political history

E302.5-302.6--Biography (Late eighteenth century)

E303-440.5--By period

E303-309--1775-1789.  The Confederation, 1783-1789

E310-337--1789-1809.  Constitutional period

E310.7--Diplomatic history.  Foreign and general relations

E311-320--Washington's administrations, 1789-1797

E321-330--John Adams' administration, 1797-1801

E323--Troubles with France, 1796-1800

E331-337--Jefferson's administrations, 1801-1809

E333--Purchase of Louisiana, 1803

E335--War with Tripoli, 1801-1805

E336-336.5--Neutral trade and its restrictions, 1800-1810

E337.5--Nineteenth century (General)

E337.8-400--Early nineteenth century, 1801/1809-1845


E337.8--Collected works of American statesmen

E339-340-- ­Biography

E341-370--Madison's administrations, 1809-1817

E351.5-364.9--War of 1812

E365--War with Algeria, 1815

E371-375--Monroe's administrations, 1817-1825

E373--Missouri Compromise, 1820

E374--Diplomatic history.  Foreign relations

E376-380--John Quincy Adams' administration, 1825-1829

E381-385--Jackson's administrations, 1829-1837


E386-390--Van Buren's administration, 1837-1841

E391-392--William H. Harrison's administration, March 4-April 4, 1841

E396-400--Tyler's administration, April 4, 1841-1845

E398--Northeastern boundary disputes, 1783-1845

E401-415.2--Mexican War, 1846-1848

E408--Mexican cessions of 1848

E415.6-440.5--Middle nineteenth century, 1845/1848-1861


E415.6--Collected works of American statesmen


E416-420--Polk's administration, 1845-1849

E421-423--Taylor's administiration, 1849-July 9, 1850

E423--Slavery question, 1849-1853

E426-430--Fillmore's administration, July 9, 1850-1853

E431-435--Pierce's administration, 1853-1857

E433--Slavery question, 1853-1857

E436-440.5--Buchanan's administration, 1857-1861

E438--Slavery question, 1857-1861

E440.5--State of the country, November 1860-March 4, 1861

E441-453--Slavery in the United States.  Antislavery movements

E456-655--Civil War period, 1861-1865

E456-459--Lincoln's administrations, 1861-April 15, 1865

E461-655--The Civil War, 1861-1865

E482-489--Confederate States of America

E491-586--Armies.  Troops

E591-600--Naval history

E660-738--Late nineteenth century, 1865-1900


E660--Collected works of American statesmen

E661.7--Diplomatic history.  Foreign and general relations


E666-670--Andrew Johnson's administration, April 15, 1865-1869

E668--Reconstruction, 1865-1877

E669--Purchase of Alaska, 1867

E671-680--Grant's administrations, 1869-1877

E681-685--Hayes' administration, 1877-1881

E686-687.9--Garfield's administration, March 4-September 19, 1881

E691-695--Arthur's administration, September 19, 1881-1885

E696-700--Cleveland's first administration, 1885-1889

E701-705--Benjamin Harrison's administration, 1889-1893

E706-710--Cleveland's second administration, 1893-1897

E711-738--McKinley's first administration, 1897-1901

E713--Annexation in 1898 of Hawaii, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico

E714-735--War of 1898 (Spanish-American War)

E740-837.7--Twentieth century


E740.5--Sources and documents

E742.5--Collected works of American statesmen

E743-743.5--Political history

E743.5--Un-American activities

E744-744.5--Diplomatic history.  Foreign and general relations

E745--Military history

E746--Naval history


E751--McKinley's second administration, March 4-September 14, 1901

E756-760--Theodore Roosevelt's administrations, September 14, 1901-1909

E761-765--Taft's administration, 1909-1913

E766-783--Wilson's administrations, 1913-1921

E768--Purchase of Danish West Indies (Virgin Islands), 1917

E780--Internal history during World War I

E784-805--1919-1933.  Harding-Coolidge-Hoover era.  "The twenties"

E785-786--Harding's administration, 1921-August 2, 1923

E791-796--Coolidge's administration, August 2, 1923-1929

E801-805--Hoover's administration, 1919-1933

E806-812--Franklin Delano Roosevelt's administrations, 1933-April 12, 1945

E813-816--Truman's administrations, April 12, 1945-1953

E835-837.7--Eisenhower's administrations, 1953-1961

E838-889--Later twentieth century, 1961-2000


E838.3--Sources and documents

E839.5-839.8--Political history

E839.8--Un-American activities

E840-840.2--Diplomatic history.  Foreign and general relations

E840.6-840.8--Biography (General)

E841-843--Kennedy's administration, 1961-November 22, 1963

E842.9--Assassination, funeral, memorial services, etc.

E846-851--Johnson's administrations, November 22, 1963-1969

E855-861--Nixon's administrations, 1969-August 9, 1974

E860-861--Watergate Affair.  Resignation

E865-868--Ford's administration, August 9, 1974-1977

E872-875--Carter's administration, 1977-1981

E876-880--Reagan's administrations, 1981-1989

E877.3--Assassination attempt

E881-884--George H. W. Bush's administration, 1989-1993

E885-889--Clinton's administrations, 1993-2001

E895-904--Twenty-first century

E902-904--George W. Bush's administrations, 2001-2009

E907-909--Barack Obama's administration, 2009-

© 2020 Dallas College

Report an Online Accessibility Issue