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Understanding Art/Photography Call Numbers: NC-DRAWING/DESIGN/ILLUS.

A Helpful guide to the magic behind call numbers for library materials in the arts


Subclass NC 

NC1-1940 Drawing. Design. Illustration 

NC1-45 General (Including collective biography)

NC50-266 History of drawing 

NC390-670 Study and teaching 

NC673-677 Competitions 

NC703-725 General works 

NC730-758 Technique 

NC760-825 Special subjects 

NC845-915 Graphic art materials 

NC930 Conservation and restoration of drawings 

NC950-(996) Illustration 

NC997-1003 Commercial art. Advertising art 

NC1280-1284 Printed ephemera. Imagerie populaire 

NC1300-1766 Pictorial humor, caricature, etc. 

NC1800-1850 Posters 

NC1860-1896 Greeting cards, postcards, invitations, book jackets, etc. 

NC1920-1940 Copying, enlarging, and reduction of drawings 

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