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History Research Guide

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The main call numbers used for the field of History are D, E, and F.

Use this guide to locate books and journals on various topics in History (2nd floor):

DA-DR    Europe
DS Asia
DS 501-519 East Asia. The Far East
DS 701-799 China
DS 801-897 Japan
DS 901-937 Korea
DT Africa
E 51-110 Pre-Columbian America
E 186-909 U.S. History, chron., 1607 to present
E 186-199 U.S. Colonial History (1607-1775)
F 1-975 U.S. History, by region
F 836-850 Nevada
F 852-853 Pacific Northwest
F 856-870 California
F 871-885 Oregon
F 886-900 Washington
F 901-951 Alaska
F 1001-1145 British America, by region
F 1201-3799 Latin America, by region
F 1201-1392 Mexico
F 1421-1577 Central America
F 2155-2191 Caribbean Area & Sea
F 2501-2659 Brazil

See the full classification here.

Other specialized topics in History are located as follows:

CB                     History of Civilization
CS                             Genealogy                        
F 868.H8 History of Humboldt County
HC-HD Economic History
HE 1001-5600 Railroads (National & International)
TF 24 Railroads in California

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