The classification system used to organize the materials in the W. Dallas Herring Carolina Heritage Research Center differs from the Dewey Decimal Classification system used in the rest of the Pender County Library system; it organizes titles by geography and by topics related to genealogical research.
More details about this classification system can be found here.
Two-letter codes may be either the USPS state/territory code, or one of the following:
Three-letter codes are either geographical (county, country, continent) or one of the following:
Pender County Library adapted this classification system from the Rowan County Public Library system, who in turned adapted it from Arlington, TX public libraries. Many thanks to them for creating a classification well suited to genealogical and local history.