Note down the library name and call number -- you need this information to locate the book.
If you can't find the books you need at the UW or through our Summit partner libraries (Summit material can be found in UW Libraries Search), use the following catalogs. Books not available at the UW can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.
The UW Libraries arranges books by Library of Congress call numbers. Though history is covered in every discipline (e.g., women's history may be locatedin the women's studies call numbers while the medical history may be in the medicine call numbers), the major sections for American history are listed below.
|E75-E99||Native Americans||Suz 3|
|E101-E135||Discovery of America||Suz 3|
|E151-E889||United States||Suz 3|
|E186-E199||Colonial History||Suz 3|
|E456-E665||Civil War||Suz 3|
|E740-E837||20th Century||Suz 3|
|E838-E889||Late 20th Century||Suz 3|
|E895-E904||21st Century||Suz 3|
|F1-F975||State & Local history||Suz 3|
|F886-F900||Washington State||Suz 3|
For a more specific breakdown of the call numbers see the Library of Congress Classification Online.