Generalities

900 History
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
900-902 General history and philosophy and theory of history 2a
903 Dictionaries, encyclopedias, concordances of general history 3a
904-909 General history; serials, organizations, study and teaching 2a
910 General geography including travel 2b
911 Historical geography 2a
912 Graphic representations of surface of earth and extraterrestial worlds 3a
912.747 Atlases/maps of NYS 4
913-916 Geography and travel in Europe, Asia, Africa 1a
917 Geography of and travel in North America 3a
917.3 Geography of and travel in the United States 3a
917.47 Geography of and travel in NYS 4
918 Geography of and travel in South America 1a
919 Geography of and travel in other parts of the world and extraterrestial worlds 1a
920-928 General biography of persons in various fields 1b
929 Genealogy, names, insignia 3a
929.2 Genealogy, NYS families 4
929.3 Genealogical sources 4
930-969 General history of various countries of the world ex. North and South America 1b

 

931 History
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
970 General history of North America 3A
970.3 Iroquois and Algonquin Indians 4
971 Canada 2a
972 Middle America including Mexico 2a
973 United States 3a
973.3 American Revolution and confederation, 1775-1789 [ex. as related to NYS and environs] 2b (4)
973.4 Constitutional period, 1789-1809 [ex. as related to NYS and environs] 2b (4)
973.7 Administration of Abraham Lincoln, 1861-1865 (Civil War) [ex. as related to NYS and environs) 2b (4)
974 Northeastern United States (New England and Middle Atlantic states) 2b
974.7 New York State including New York City 4
975-979 History of states other than New York State, New England or Mid-Atlantic states 1b
980-999 History of South America, Australia New Zealand, Polynesia and extra-terrestial worlds 1a

 

Collection Level Key

0=Out of Scope;

1a=Minimal level (uneven coverage);
1b=Minimal level (even coverage);

2a=Basic Information level (introductory);
2b=Basic Information level (advanced);

3a=Basic Study or Instructional Support level;
3b=Intermediate Study or Instructional Support level;
3c=Advanced Study or Instructional Support level;

4=Research level;

5=Comprehensive level


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Last Updated: August 26, 2010