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Fine Arts

  • N1-(9211) --Visual arts
    N1-58 -- General
    N61-72 -- Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts
    N81-390 -- Study and teaching. Research
    N400-3990 -- Art museums, galleries, etc.
    N4390-5098 -- Exhibitions
    N5198-5299 -- Private collections and collectors
    N5300-7418 -- History
    N7420-7525.8 -- General works
    N7560-8266 -- Special subjects of art
    N8350-8356 -- Art as a profession. Artists
    N8510-8553 -- Art studios, materials, etc.
    N8554-8585 -- Examination and conservation of works of art
    N8600-8675 -- Economics of art
    N8700-9165 -- Art and the state. Public art
    NA1-9428 -- Architecture
  • NA1-60 --General
    NA100-130 -- Architecture and the state
    NA190-1555.5 -- History
    NA1995 -- Architecture as a profession
    NA2000-2320 -- Study and teaching. Research
    NA2335-2360 -- Competitions
    NA2400-2460 -- Museums. Exhibitions
    NA2500-2599 -- General works
    NA 2599.5-2599.9 -- Architectural criticism
    NA2695-2793 -- Architectural drawing and design
    NA2835-4050 -- Details and decoration
    NA4100-8480 -- Special classes of buildings
    NA4100-4145 -- Classed by material
    NA4150-4160 -- Classed by form
    NA4170-8480 -- Classed by use
    NA4170-(7020) -- Public buildings
    NA4590-5621 -- Religious architecture
    NA7100-7884 -- Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings
    NA7910-8125 -- Clubhouses, guild houses, etc.
    NA8200-8260 -- Farm architecture
    NA8300-8480 -- Outbuildings, gates, fences, etc.
    NA9000-9428 -- Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying
  • NB1-1952 --Sculpture
    NB1-50 -- General
    NB60-1115 -- History Including collective biography
    NB1120-1133 -- Study and teaching
    NB1134-1134.4 -- Competitions
    NB1135-1150 -- General works
    NB1160-1195 -- Designs and technique
    NB1199-1200 -- Restoration of sculptures
    NB1203-1270 -- Special materials
    NB1272-1291 -- Mobiles, color, sculpture gardens, etc.
    NB1293-1895 -- Special forms
    NB1293-1310 -- Portrait sculpture
    NB1312-1313 -- Equestrian statues
    NB1330-1685 -- Sculptural monuments
    NB1750-1793 -- Religious monuments and shrines
    NB1800-1880 -- Sepulchral monuments
    NB1910-1952 -- Special subjects
  • 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
  • ND25-3416 --Painting
    ND25-(48) -- General
    ND49-813 -- History
    ND1115-1120 -- Study and teaching
    ND1130-1156 -- General works
    ND1288-1460 -- Special subjects
    ND1290-1293 -- Human figure
    ND1300-1337 -- Portraits
    ND1340-1367 -- Landscape painting
    ND1370-1375 -- Marine painting
    ND1380-1383 -- Animals. Birds
    ND1385-1388 -- Sports. Hunting, fishing, etc.
    ND1390-1393 -- Still life
    ND1400-1403 -- Flowers. Fruit. Trees
    ND1410-1460 -- Other subjects
    ND1470-1625 -- Technique and materials
    ND1630-1662 -- Examination and conservation of paintings
    ND1700-2495 -- Watercolor painting
    ND2550-2733 -- Mural painting
    ND2889-3416 -- Illuminating of manuscripts and books
  • NE1-3002 --Print media
    NE1-978 -- Printmaking and engraving
    NE1-90 -- General
    NE 218-(330) -- Engraved portraits. Self-portraits
    NE380 -- Conservation and restoration of prints
    NE390-395 -- Collected works
    NE400-773 -- History of printmaking
    NE830-898 -- General works
    NE951-962 -- Special subjects
    NE965-965.3 -- Tradesmen's cards
    NE970-973 -- Study and teaching
    NE975-975.4 -- Competitions
    NE977-978 -- Equipment
    NE1000-1352 -- Wood engraving
    NE1000-1027 -- General
    NE1030-1196.3 -- History
    NE1220-1233 -- General works
    NE1310-1326.5 -- Japanese prints
    NE1330-1336 -- Linoleum block prints
    NE1340 -- Fish prints
    NE1344-1345 -- Potato prints
    NE1350-1352 -- Other materials used in relief printing
    NE1400-1879 -- Metal engraving
    NE1400-1422 -- General
    NE1620-1630 -- General works
    NE1634-1749 -- History
    NE1750-1775 -- Copper engraving
    NE1850-1879 -- Color prints
    NE1940-2232.5 -- Etching and aquatint
    NE1940-1975 -- General
    NE1980-2055.5 -- History
    NE2120-2140 -- General works
    NE2141-2149 -- Special subjects
    NE2220-2225 -- Dry point
    NE2236-2240.6 -- Serigraphy
    NE2242-2246 -- Monotype (Printmaking)
    NE2250-2570 -- Lithography
    NE2685-2685.8 -- Lumiprints
    NE2690 -- Engraving on glass
    NE2800-2880 -- Printing of engravings
    NE3000-3002 -- Copying art. Copying machine art
  • NK1-(9990) --Decorative arts
    NK1-570 -- General
    NK600-806 -- History
    NK1135-1149.5 -- Arts and crafts movement
    NK1160-1590 -- Decoration and ornament. Design
    NK1160-1174 -- General
    NK 1175-(1498) -- History
    NK1505-1535 -- General works
    NK1548-1590 -- Special subjects for design
    NK1648-1678 -- Religious art
    NK1700-2195 -- Interior decoration. House decoration
    NK1700-2138 -- General. History, etc. Including special rooms
    NK2140-2180 -- Decorative painting
    NK2190-2192 -- Church decoration
    NK2200-2750 -- Furniture
    NK2775-2898 -- Rugs and carpets
    NK2975-3049 -- Tapestries
    NK3175-3296.3 -- Upholstery. Drapery
    NK3375-3496.3 -- Wallpapers
    NK 3600-(9990) -- Other arts and art industries
    NK3700-4695 -- Ceramics
    NK4700-4890 -- Costume
    NK5100-5440 -- Glass
    NK5500-6060 -- Glyptic arts
    NK6400-8459 -- Metalwork
    NK8800-9505.5 -- Textiles
    NK9600-9955 -- Woodwork
  • NX1-820 --Arts in general
    NX1-260 -- General
    NX280-410 -- Study and teaching. Research
    NX411-415 -- Competitions
    NX420-430 -- Exhibitions
    NX440-632 -- History of the arts
    NX650-694 -- Special subjects, characters, persons, religious arts, etc.
    NX700-750 -- Patronage of the arts
    NX760-770 -- Administration of the arts
    NX775-777 -- Voluntarism in the arts
    NX798-820 -- Arts centers and facilities

Technology

Here you'll find information on the scientific and technical skills needed to create buildings, pottery, jewelry, sculptures, paints, photographs, and interiors.

  • TH1-9745 -- Building construction
    TH845-895 -- Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings
    TH900-915 -- Construction equipment in building
    TH1000-1725 -- Systems of building construction
    TH2025-3000 -- Details in building design and construction Including walls, roofs
    TH3301-3411 -- Maintenance and repair
    TH4021-4977 -- Buildings: Construction with reference to use
    TH5011-5701 -- Construction by phase of the work (Building trades)
    TH6014-6081 -- Environmental engineering of buildings. Sanitary engineering of buildings
    TH6101-6887 -- Plumbing and pipefitting
    TH7005-7699 -- Heating and ventilation. Air conditioning
    TH7700-7975 -- Illumination. Lighting
    TH8001-8581 -- Decoration and decorative furnishings
    TH9025-9745 -- Protection of buildings
  • TP785-869 -- Clay industries. Ceramics. Glass
    TP875-888 -- Cement industries
    TP890-933 -- Textile bleaching, dyeing, printing, etc.
    TP934-945 -- Paints, pigments, varnishes, etc.
    TP1080-1185 -- Polymers and polymer manufacture
  • TR1-1050 -- Photography
  • TR250-265 -- Cameras
    TR287-500 -- Photographic processing. Darkroom technique
    TR504-508 -- Transparencies. Diapositives
    TR510-545 -- Color photography
    TR550-581 -- Studio and laboratory
    TR590-620 -- Lighting
    TR624-835 -- Applied photography
  • TR646 -- Photographers
  • TR845-899 -- Cinematography. Motion pictures
    TR925-1050 -- Photomechanical processes
  • TS200-770 -- Metal manufactures. Metalworking
    TS780-788 -- Stonework
    TS800-937 -- Wood technology. Lumber
    TS840-915 -- Wood products. Furniture
    TS920-937 -- Chemical processing of wood
    TS940-1047 -- Leather industries. Tanning
  • TT1-999 -- Handicrafts. Arts and crafts
    TT161-170.7 -- Manual training. School shops
    TT174-176 -- Articles for children
    TT180-200 -- Woodworking. Furniture making. Upholstering
    TT201-203 -- Lathework. Turning
    TT205-267 -- Metalworking
    TT300-382.8 -- Painting. Wood finishing
    TT387-410 -- Soft home furnishings
    TT490-695 -- Clothing manufacture. Dressmaking. Tailoring
    TT697-927 -- Home arts. Homecrafts

A few photography books from the HCC Library collections

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A few books on painting from our collections

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A few titles on the decorative arts from the HCC Library collections

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