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Library Collection Help for
Food & Cooking

Library of Congress Classification System

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh uses the Library of Congress Classification System. The Library of Congress offers an overview of the classes. See our Library Subject Guide for more help with Subject Headings.

In 2010 the Library of Congress finally replaced its subject heading "COOKERY" with "cooking".

Subject Area LC Class
Canning & Preserving TX 601
TX 603
TX 609
Children Nutrition RJ 206
Cooking (formerly COOKERY) TX 643-840
COOKING African TX725
COOKING American TX715
COOKING Asian TX724.5
COOKING (Baby foods) TX 740
COOKING Latin American TX716
COOKING English TX717
COOKING French TX719
COOKING German TX721
COOKING Scandinavian TX722
COOKING Italian TX723-723.2
COOKING Russian TX723.3-723.4
COOKING Spanish TX723.5
COOKING (Fruit) TX811-813
COOKING (Nuts) TX814
Diet QP 141
TX 353-551
RA 784
RM 216
Dieting (Weight Control)
Reducing Diets
RM 222.2,
RC 628
(Nutrition, foods and food supply)
TX 341-641
Food Habits  
Food History  
Herbs SB 351
Holiday COOKING TX 739
Natural foods
see also: COOKING Natural Foods
TX 741
Quick And Easy COOKING TX 833.5