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ART 347: Art of the Gardner: Books on the Gardners, the Museum, its Art & More

Research resources for ART 347

In-Depth Information on the Gardners, the Museum, its Art and More

The library catalog is a great place to find in-depth information on Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Gardner Museum, including the history of individual artworks or styles, biographies of artists and more. Use a simple keyword search to locate information on a particular topic. You can also look for specific books by title or for books by an individual author or browse the stacks by call number.

Circulating Books

If you're looking for information on Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Gardner Museum, you should look at books, which provide in-depth information and often collect a number of articles on a particular topic all in one place. Below is a sample of some of the many books in the library's collection that cover the topics related to the Gardner Museum.

Serendipity in the Stacks: Browse by Call Number

One of the best ways to discover the perfect source for your topic is to browse the library stacks by call number range.  Each call number range represents a particular subject and all of the books on a particular topic will be located in the same general area on the shelves.  So if you want a book on painting, go to the call number range beginning with ND25 to see what we have!

 LC Call Number


 N 1-(9211)

 Visual Arts

 NA 1-9428


 NB 1-1952


 NC 1-1940

 Drawing. Design. Illustration

 ND 25-3416


 NE 1-3102

 Print media

 NK 1-(9990)

 Decorative Arts

 NX 1-820

 Arts in general

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