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LC Classification: C

A breakdown of the Library of Congress Classification system

C - Overview

C - Auxiliary Sciences of History (General)

CB - History of Civilization

CC - Archaeology

CD - Diplomatics. Archives. Seals

CE - Technical Chronology. Calendar

CJ - Numismatics

CN - Inscriptions. Epigraphy

CR - Heraldry

CS - Genealogy

CT - Biography

For Further Details

For more detailed information, visit the Library of Congress Classification Outline.

C - Auxiliary Sciences of History

C - Auxiliary Sciences of History (General)

CB - History of Civilization

  • CB3-482 History of Civilization
    • CB195-281 Civilization and Race
    • CB305-430 By period
    • CB440-482 Relation to special topics
      • CB450 Geography and civilization
      • CB478 Technology
      • CB481 War and civilization

CC - Archaeology

  • CC72-81 Philosophy. Theory
  • CC83-97 Study and teaching. Research
  • CC135-137 Preservation, restoration, and conservation of antiquities
  • CC200-260 Bells. Campanology. Cowbells
  • CC300-350 Crosses
  • CC600-605 Boundary stones
  • CC700-705 Stone heaps, cairns, etc., of unknown purpose
  • CC960 Lanterns of the dead

CD - Diplomatics. Archives. Seals

  • CD1-511 Diplomatics
    • CD91-392 Collection of documents, facsimiles, etc., for study
    • CD501-511 Study and teaching
  • CD921-4280 Archives
    • CD995-4280 History and statistics
      • CD1000-4280 By region or country
  • CD5001-6471 Seals
    • CD5191 Iconography
    • CD5201-5391 Ancient
    • CD5501-5557 Medieval
    • CD5575-6471 Modern

CE - Technical Chronology. Calendar

  • CE21-46 Ancient
  • CE51-85 Medieval and modern
  • CE91-92 Perpetual calendars. Century calendars, etc.

CJ - Numismatics

  • CJ1-4625 Coins
  • CJ4801-5450 Tokens
  • CJ5501-6661 Medals and medallions

CN - Inscriptions. Epigraphy

  • CN120-740 Ancient inscriptions
  • CN750-753 Early Christian inscriptions
  • CN755 Medieval inscriptions (General)
  • CN760 Modern inscriptions (General)
  • CN805-865 By language
  • CN870-1355 By region or country

CR - Heraldry

  • CR51-79 Crests, mongrams, devices, badges, mottoes, etc.
  • CR191-1020 Public and official heraldry
  • CR1101-1131 Ecclesiastical and sacred heraldry
  • CR1179-3395 Family heraldry
  • CR3499-4420 Titles of honor, rank, precedence, etc.
  • CR4480-4485 Royalty. Insignia. Regalia, crowns and coronets, etc.
  • CR4501-6305 Chivalry and knighthood (Orders, decorations, etc.)

CS - Genealogy

  • CS23-35 Genealogical lists, etc., covering more than one country or continent
  • CS38-39 Family history covering more than one country
  • CS42-2209 By region or country
  • CS2300-3090 Personal and family names

CT - Biography

  • CT31-83 History of biographical literature. Lives of biographers
  • CT93-206 General collective biography
  • CT210-3150 National biography
  • CT3200-9999 Biography. By subject
    • CT3200-3830 Biography of women (Collective)
    • CT3990 Academicians. Scholars. Savants
    • CT9960-9998 Other miscellaneous groups (Including adventurers, eccentrics, misers, etc.)