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Tree of library classifications

Tree of library classifications

 
 
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Photographic reproduction of drawing shows the Library of Congress classification system prepared by Thomas Jefferson.
Title devised by Library staff.
On recto: "The Library is divided into 44 chapters. The system of classification was originally prepared by president Jefferson, but has been modified since. It is based upon Lord Bacon's division of knowledge, the subjects classed according to the faculties of the mind employed on them."

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01/01/1900
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Library of Congress
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