Library of Congress Classification Outline – Class H (ii)




HG4001-4285 Finance management. Business finance.

Corporation finance

HG4301-4480.9 Trust services. Trust companies

HG4501-6051 Investment, capital formation, speculation

HG4530 Investment companies. Investment trusts.

Mutual funds

HG4538 Foreign investments

HG4551-4598 Stock exchanges

HG4621 Stockbrokers. Security dealers. Investment


HG4701-4751 Government securities. Industrial securities.

Venture capital

HG4900-5993 By region or country

HG6001-6051 Speculation

HG6105-6270.9 Lotteries

HG8011-9999 Insurance

HG8053.5-8054.45 Insurance for professions. Malpractice

insurance. Professional liability insurance

HG8059 Business insurance

HG8075-8107 Insurance business. Insurance management

HG8111-8123 Government policy. State supervision

HG8205-8220 Government insurance

HG8501-8745 By region or country

HG8751-9295 Life insurance

HG8779-8793 Actuarial science. Statistical theory and

methodology applied to insurance

HG8799-8830 By class insured, by risk, by plan

HG8835-8899 Life insurance business. Management

HG8901-8914 Government policy. State supervision

HG8941-9200.5 By region or country

HG9201-9245 Mutual life insurance. Assessment life

insurance. Fraternal life insurance

HG9251-9262 Industrial life insurance

HG9271 Child insurance. Life insurance for


HG9291-9295 Maternity insurance

HG9301-9343 Accident insurance

HG9371-9399 Health insurance

HG9651-9899 Fire insurance

HG9956-9969 Casualty insurance

HG9969.5-9999 Other insurance

Including automobile, burglary, credit,

disaster, title insurance


Subclass HJ


HJ9-9940 Public finance

HJ9-99.8 Periodicals. Serials. By region or country

HJ210-240 History

HJ241-1620 By region or country

HJ2005-2216 Income and expenditure. Budget


HJ2240-5908 Revenue. Taxation. Internal revenue

HJ2321-2323 Tax incidence. Tax shifting. Tax equity

HJ2326-2327 Progressive taxation

HJ2336-2337 Tax exemption

HJ2338 Taxation of government property

HJ2351 Inflation and taxation

HJ2351.4 Tax revenue estimating

HJ2361-3192.7 By region or country

HJ3801-3844 Revenue from sources other than taxation

HJ3863-3925 Direct taxation

HJ4113-4601 Property tax

HJ4629-4830 Income tax

HJ4919-4936 Capitation. Poll tax

HJ5309-5510 Administrative fees. User charges.

License fees

HJ6603-7390 Customs administration

HJ7461-7980 Expenditures. Government spending

HJ8001-8899 Public debts

HJ8052 Sinking funds. Amortization

HJ8101-8899 By region or country

HJ9103-9695 Local finance. Municipal finance

Including the revenue, budget, expenditure,

etc. of counties, boroughs, communes,

municipalities, etc.

HJ9701-9940 Public accounting. Auditing

Subclass HM


HM(1)-1281 Sociology

(HM1-299) These are obsolete numbers no longer used

by the Library of Congress

HM435-477 History of sociology. History of sociological


HM461-473 Schools of sociology. Schools of social thought

HM481-554 Theory. Method. Relations to other subjects

HM621-656 Culture

HM661-696 Social control

HM701 Social systems

HM706 Social structure

HM711-806 Groups and organizations

HM756-781 Community

HM786-806 Organizational sociology. Organization theory

HM811-821 Deviant behavior. Social deviance

HM826 Social institutions

HM831-901 Social change

HM1001-1281 Social psychology

HM1041-1101 Social perception. Social cognition

Including perception of the self and

others, prejudices, stereotype

HM1106-1171 Interpersonal relations. Social behavior

HM1176-1281 Social influence. Social pressure



Subclass HN


HN1-995 Social history and conditions. Social problems.

Social reform

HN30-39 The church and social problems

HN41-46 Community centers. Social centers

HN50-995 By region or country


Subclass HQ


HQ1-2044 The Family. Marriage. Women

HQ12-449 Sexual life

HQ19-30.7 Sexual behavior and attitudes. Sexuality

HQ31-64 Sex instruction and sexual ethics

HQ71-72 Sexual deviations

HQ74-74.2 Bisexuality

HQ75-76.8 Homosexuality. Lesbianism

HQ77-77.2 Transvestism

HQ77.7-77.95 Transexualism

HQ79 Sadism. Masochism. Fetishism, etc.

HQ101-440.7 Prostitution

HQ447 Masturbation

HQ449 Emasculation. Eunuchs, etc.

HQ450-472 Erotica

HQ503-1064 The family. Marriage. Home

HQ750-755.5 Eugenics

HQ755.7-759.92 Parents. Parenthood

Including parent and child, husbands,

fathers, wives, mothers

HQ760-767.7 Family size

HQ767.8-792.2 Children. Child development

Including child rearing, child life,

play, socialization, children’s rights

HQ793-799.2 Youth. Adolescents. Teenagers

HQ799.5-799.9 Young men and women

HQ799.95-799.97 Adulthood

HQ800-800.4 Single people

HQ801-801.83 Man-woman relationships. Courtship. Dating

HQ802 Matrimonial bureaus. Marriage brokerage

HQ802.5 Matrimonial advertisements

HQ803 Temporary marriage. Trial marriage.

Companionate marriage

HQ804 Breach of promise

HQ805 Desertion

HQ806 Adultery

HQ811-960.7 Divorce

HQ961-967 Free love

HQ981-996 Polygamy

HQ997 Polyandry

HQ998-999 Illegitimacy. Unmarried mothers

HQ1001-1006 The state and marriage


HQ1051-1057 The church and marriage

HQ1058-1058.5 Widows and widowers. Widowhood

HQ1060-1064 Aged. Gerontology (Social aspects).


HQ1073-1073.5 Thanatology. Death. Dying

HQ1075-1075.5 Sex role

HQ1088-1090.7 Men

HQ1101-2030.7 Women. Feminism

HQ1871-2030.7 Women’s clubs

HQ2035-2039 Life skills. Coping skills. Everyday living


HQ2042-2044 Life style


Subclass HS


HS1-3371 Societies: secret, benevolent, etc.

HS101-330.7 Secret societies

HS351-929 Freemasons

HS951-1179 Odd Fellows

HS1201-1350 Knights of Pythias

HS1355 Other societies

HS1501-2460.7 Other societies. By classes

HS1501-1510 Benevolent and “friendly” societies and

mutual assessment fraternities

HS1525-1560 Religious societies

HS1601-2265 Race societies

HS2275 Occupation societies

HS2301-2460.7 Political and “patriotic” societies

HS2501-3371 Clubs. Clubs and societies for special classes

Including boys’ societies, Boy scouts,

girls’ societies


Subclass HT


HT51-1595 Communities. Classes. Races

HT51-65 Human settlements. Communities

HT101-395 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology

HT161-165 Garden cities. “The city beautiful”

HT165.5-169.9 City planning

HT170-178 Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

HT201-221 City population

Including children in cities, immigration

HT231 Effect of city life

HT251-265 Mental and moral life

HT281 Recreation. Amusements

HT321-325 The city as an economic factor. City


HT330-334 Metropolitan areas

HT351-352 Suburban cities and towns

HT361-384 Urbanization. City and country

HT388 Regional economics. Space in economics


HT390-395 Regional planning

HT401-485 Rural groups. Rural sociology

HT601-1445 Classes

HT621-635 Origin of social classes

HT641-657 Classes arising from birth

Including royalty, nobility, commons

HT675-690 Classes arising from occupation

HT713-725 Caste system

HT731 Freedmen

HT751-815 Serfdom

HT851-1445 Slavery

HT1501-1595 Races

Including race as a social group and race

relations in general

Subclass HV


HV1-9960 Social pathology. Social and public welfare.


HV40-69 Social service. Social work. Charity

organization and practice

Including social case work, private and

public relief, institutional care,

rural social work, work relief

HV85-525 By region or country

HV530 The church and charity

HV541 Women and charity

HV544 Charity fairs, bazaars, etc.

HV544.5 International social work

HV547 Self-help groups

HV551.2-639 Emergency management

HV553-639 Relief in case of disasters

HV560-583 Red Cross. Red Crescent

HV599-639 Special types of disasters

HV640-645 Refugee problems

HV650-670 Life saving

HV675-677 Accidents. Prevention of accidents

HV680-696 Free professional services

Including medical charities

HV697-4959 Protection, assistance and relief

HV697-3024 Special classes

HV697-700.7 Families. Mothers. Widow’s ­pensions

HV701-1420.5 Children

HV835-847 Foundlings

HV873-887 Destitute, neglected, and abandoned

children. Street children

HV888-907 Children with disabilities

HV931-941 Fresh-air funds

HV959-1420.5 Orphanages. Orphans

HV1421-1441 Young adults. Youth. Teenagers

HV1442-1448 Women

HV1449 Gay men. Lesbians


HV1450-1494 Aged

HV1551-3024 People with disabilities

Including blind, deaf, ­people with

physical and mental disabilities

HV3025-3174 Special classes. By occupation

HV3025-3163 Mariners

HV3165-3173 Shop women, clerks, etc.

HV3174 Other. By occupation

HV3176-3199 Special classes. By race or ethnic group

HV4005-4013 Immigrants

HV4023-4470.7 Poor in cities. Slums

HV4480-4630 Mendicancy. Vagabondism. Tramps.


HV4701-4890.9 Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal


HV4905-4959 Animal experimentation. Anti-vivisection

HV4961-4995 Degeneration

HV5001-5720.5 Alcoholism. Intemperance. Temperance reform

HV5725-5770 Tobacco habit

HV5800-5840 Drug habits. Drug abuse

HV6001-7220.5 Criminology

HV6035-6197 Criminal anthropology

Including criminal types, criminal

psychology, prison psychology, causes

of crime

HV6201-6249 Criminal classes

HV6250-6250.4 Victims of crimes. Victimology

HV6251-6773.55 Crimes and offenses

HV6774-7220.5 Crimes and criminal classes

HV7231-9960 Criminal justice administration

HV7428 Social work with delinquents and criminals

HV7431 Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

HV7435-7439 Gun control

HV7551-8280.7 Police. Detectives. Constabulary

HV7935-8025 Administration and organization

HV8031-8080 Police duty. Methods of protection

HV8035-8069 Special classes of crimes, offenses

and criminals

HV8073-8079.35 Investigation of crimes. Examination

and identification of prisoners

HV8079.2-8079.35 Police social work

HV8079.5-8079.55 Traffic control. Traffic accident


HV8081-8099 Private detectives. Detective bureaus

HV8130-8280.7 By region or country

HV8290-8291 Private security services

HV8301-9920.7 Penology. Prisons. Corrections

HV9051-9230.7 The juvenile offender. Juvenile delinquency.

Reform schools, etc.

HV9261-9430.7 Reformation and reclamation of adult



HV9441-9920.7 By region or country

HV9950-9960 By region or country


Subclass HX


HX1-970.7 Socialism. Communism. Anarchism

HX519-550 Communism/socialism in relation to special


HX626-696 Communism: Utopian socialism, collective


HX806-811 Utopias. The ideal state

HX821-970.9 Anarchism