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Anthropology and Archaeology


This guide is designed to assist you in finding information on aspects of Anthropology and the identification of Archaeological specimens.

Library of Congress Classification

F.D. Bluford Library uses the Library of Congress Classification (LC) system to organize and arrange materials. The LC classification is used by most research and academic libraries in the U.S. This system uses a combination of letters and numbers to arrange materials by subjects.

If you want to come to the library to browse the shelves for your topics, consider these Call Number areas to start in:

GN 1-890 Anthropology
49-298 Physical anthropology Somatology
301-673 Ethnology Social and cultural anthropology
700-890 Prehistoric  archaeology
803-890 By region or country
GT 1-7070 Manners and Customs
D OR F descriptions of individual ethnic groups