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August 24, 2005

Present from CPSO: L. El-Hoshy, B. Bellinger, B. Briscoe, D. Thompson



This proposal to print a Cutter number and caption for Shastri, Lal Bahadur in the number for individual biography and memoirs of contemporary India was marked as "not necessary" on the list. As stated in instruction sheet F 275 of the Subject Cataloging Manual: Classification, "In general, do not submit proposals to list individual persons under biography numbers in the Classification schedules." Only a few names are printed as examples in this listing, which is preceded by "e.g."

Subject Headings

Subdivisions to be added to lists of free-floating subdivisions:

H 1154, Languages

$v Conversation and phrase books (for fire fighters)

H 1161, Musical instrum

$x Bowing

Other decisions:


The heading Violin is being added as a pattern heading to H 1161, the list of free-floating subdivisions authorized for use under individual musical instruments and families of instruments. Subdivisions that are not appropriate for either of the pattern headings Piano or Clarinet but are appropriate for stringed instruments may be established under Violin.