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HISTORY BROWSING GUIDE

                900 - Geography and History
                904 - Collected accounts of events, disasters -    Titanic
                910.9 - Explorers
                912 - Atlases
                913 - Ancient World
                914 - Europe
                915 - Asia
                916 - Africa
                917 - North America



                920 - Collected Biographies 
                        (At Durfee, Individual biographies are cataloged within subject areas. 
                929.4 - Personal Names, Baby Name Handbook



                930 - History of the Ancient World
                932 - Ancient Egypt - Mummies (see also 393)
                937 - Ancient Rome 
                938 - Ancient Greece



                940 - General History of Europe
                940.1 - Medieval History
                940.53 - Holocaust
                940.53 - 940.54 - World War 2 



                950 - General History of Asia, Orient, Far East



                960 - General History of Africa



                970 - General History of North America




                973 - General History of the United States

                973.1-973.9 - History of the U.S. in chronological order ending with the
                            20th Century. 
                973.1 - Early history to 1607
                973.2 - Colonial  period, 1607-1775
                973.3- Periods of  Revolution and Confederation, 1775-1789
                973.4 - Constitutional period, 1789-1809
                973.5 - 1809-1845
                973.6 - 1845-1861
                973.7 - Civil War, Administration of Lincoln, 1861-1865
                973.8 - Reconstruction period, 1865-1901
                973.9 - 1901 - present



                 974 - 979 - Different Regions that start in the east and go west
                 974 - Northeastern United States 
                 975 - Southeastern United States 
                 976 - South Central United States 
                 977 - North Central United States
                 978 - Western United States
                 979 - Great Basin and Pacific Slope region of United States
                          see also 996.9



                 980 - General History of South America
                 990 - General History of Other Areas
                 996.9 - Hawaii (because it's located in the Pacific Ocean - 996)
 

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Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001