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Art: Books

Provides information about general Art & Design, Art History, and Art Ed resources, both print and electronic.

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Browsing the Stacks

Call numbers for art-related materials in Memorial Library—including items the general, reference, oversize, & periodical collections—are organized using the following outline.


N     Visual arts
          N5900-N6319     Early Christian to Gothic (general books)
NA    Architecture
          NA4590-5999     Religious architecture
NB    Sculpture
          NB1800-1880     Sepulchral monuments (shrines and tombs)
NC    Drawing, Design, Illustration
ND    Painting
          ND2889-3416     Illuminating of manuscripts and books
NE    Print media
NK    Decorative arts
NX    Arts in general

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