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Theatre 272: Theatre History II: Call Numbers for Theatre

Print Book Collections

These call number ranges (defined by LC Classes) will allow you to browse the shelves in the areas most likely to have what you want.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater libraries organize our Main, Main Oversize, and Browsing, DVD Academic collections using the Library of Congress Classification System. This system groups similar items together using the predominant subject of the item. To facilitate efficient browsing of the collection for theatre materials, we have listed the most useful Library of Congress Classes below.

Library of Congress Classes For Theatre & Drama

LC Class Description   LC Class Description
GT 500-GT 2370
Costume. Dress. Fashion.
PN 2085-PN 2096
The stage and accessories
GT 2290-GT 2341
Hair. Hairdressing. Cosmetics.
PN 2091 .S6
Sound effects
GT 1747
PN 2131-PN 2145
Ancient theater history
PN 2152-PN 2160
Medieval theater history
ND 2885
Scene painting
PN 2171-PN 2179
Renaissance theater history
NK 8802-NK8998
PN 2181-PN 2193
Modern theater history
PN 1600-PN 3307
PN 3035
The Jewish theater
PN 2068
Theatrical makeup
PN 6110.5-PN 6120
Play collections
PN 2091 .E4
Stage lighting
PR 621-PR 739
English literature-drama
PN 2091 .S8
Theaters --Stage setting and scenery
PR 641-PR 739
History of drama literature
PN 2061-PN 2071
PS 330-PS 352
American literature-drama
PN 2067
TS 545-TT850
Costumes -- Construction
PN 2080


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