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Call Numbers

A call number indicates where an item is in the library. The Library uses the Library of Congress Classification system which groups items by subject.

PR 1-9680 English literature

PR 1-56 Literary history and criticism

PR 57-78 Criticism

PR 111-116 Women authors

PR 125-138.5 Relations to other literatures and countries

PR 171-236 Anglo-Saxon (Beginnings through 1066)

PR 251-369 Medieval. Middle English (1066-1500)

PR 421-429 Elizabethan era (1550-1640)

PR 431-439 17th century

PR 441-449 18th century

PR 451-469 19th century

PR 471-479 20th century

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