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Archaeology - To browse antiquities and ancient civilizations, go to CB on the 4th floor, south wing. To browse classical archaeology, go to CC on the 4th floor, south wing. To browse prehistoric anthropology, go to GN700 on the 4th floor, west and north wings.
Biological Anthropology crosses multiple disciplines, but most of the books on biological or physical anthropology are in the same general area in several call number ranges. Most of the books fall between the call numbers GN1-GN300. All are located on the 4th floor, west and north wings. The breakdown is below:
GN 51-59 Anthropometry
GN62.8-265 Human variation
GN 280.7 Man as an animal
GN 281-289 Human evolution
GN296-296.5 Medical anthropology
Cultural Anthropology crosses multiple disciplines but most of the books on cultural anthropology are in the same general area in several call numbers. Most of the books fall in the call numbers GN, GR, and GT along with P, which is philology and linguistics. GN, GR, and GT are located on the 4th floor of Young Library in the west and north wings. Philology and Linguistics are located on the 4th Floor, east wing.
GN 357-367 Culture and cultural processes
GN378-396 Collected ethnographies
GN 397-397.7 Applied anthropology
GN 406-517 Cultural traits
GN537-674 Ethnic groups and races
GT Manners and customs
P Philology, Linguistics