Library of Congress Classification System

A - General Works

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AC Collections, Series, Collected Works.
AE Encyclopedias (General).
AG Dictionaries and Other General Reference Works.
AI Indexes (General).
AM Museums. Collectors and Collecting.
AN Newspapers.
AP Periodicals.
AS Academies and Learned Societies (General).
AY Yearbooks. Almanacs. Directories.
AZ History of Scholarship and Learning. The Humanities.

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Detailed Call Number Ranges for Section: A - General Works

AC 1-999 Collections, Series, Collected Works
1-195 Collections of Monographs, Essays, etc.
801-895 Inaugural and Program Dissertations
901-995 Pamphlet Collections
999 Scrapbooks
AE 1-90 Encyclopedias (General)
AG 1-600 Dictionaries and Other General Reference Works
1-90 Dictionaries, Minor Encyclopedias
103-190 General Works, Pocketbooks, Receipts, etc.
195-196 Questions and Answers
240-243 Wonders, Curiosities
250 Pictorial Works
305-313 Notes and Queries
500-551 Clipping Bureaus, Information Bureaus
AI 1-21 Indexes (General)
21 Indexes to Individual Newspapers
AM 1-501 Museums (General), Collectors and Collecting
10-101 Museography
111-160 Museology, Museum Methods, Techniques, etc.
200-501 Collectors and Collecting, Private Collections
AN Newspapers
AP 1-271 Periodicals (General)
101-115 Humorous Periodicals
200-203 Juvenile Periodicals
AS 1-911 Academies and Learned Societies (General)
AY 10-2001 Yearbooks, Almanacs, Directories (General)
30-1730 Almanacs
2001 Directories
AZ 20-999 History of Scholarship and Learning, The Humanities
999 Popular Errors, Delusions, and Superstitions

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