Scope | Size | Marking | Classification | Subjects
The Beinecke Library collection of Michel Foucault (1926-1984) consists of approximately 1430 items from his personal library. The material is chiefly 20th century French and other European imprints, many are inscribed by the author to Michel Foucault. Michel Foucault was a French philosopher, sociologist, and historian of ideas. Foucault is perhaps best known for his critical studies of social institutions, most notably psychiatry, medicine, the human sciences, and the prison system, as well as for his work on the history of human sexuality.
There are no size boundaries since this collection is going to LSF.
Marking and call tags/labels
The following guidelines are used when marking volumes for the Foucault Collection.
Do not print call tags since the collection is going to LSF.
NOTE: Do not mark call number on original wrappers.
ClassificationFoucault is classed as a name collection and uses a sequential number.
Monographs of all sizes ‡b beingen ‡h Foucault ‡i 8 Serials of all sizes ‡b beingen ‡h Foucault ‡i S3
Special notes, subjects and tracings
Example of book with no physical evidence of ownership:
590 ‡a BEIN Foucault 18: From the library of Michel Foucault 692 1 4 ‡a Foucault, Michel,‡d1926-1984 ‡x Ownership.
Example of book with physical evidence of ownership:
590 ‡a BEIN Foucault 6: From the library of Michel Foucault. Presentation inscription to Michel Foucault from ?. 692 1 4 ‡a Foucault, Michel,‡d1926-1984 ‡x Presentation inscription from X.
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