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John,
     I hope that you were planning to make a SACO proposal.  A heading
naming a group of cities collectively would be a geographic subject
heading.  An example is Hamptons (N.Y.) (sh85058600).  It would need
geographic qualifiers for both states in which the cities are located.

Lynn M. El-Hoshy
Senior Cataloging Policy Specialist
Cataloging Policy and Support Office
Library of Congress
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Has anyone done a heading for a group of cities?  I'm trying to
establish the
Quad Cities but I can't find any guidance in the documentation.  The
closest
example is the Twin Cities, but the Quad Cities is more than 2 cities
(and more
than 4 for that matter) so it's not quite the same.

   5  670     Quad Cities white & yellow pages, c2002.
   6  670     Davenport PL website, Nov. 12, 2002 b (The Quad-Cities is
the
name given to our cluster of cities along the Mississippi River.
Actually,
there are five main cities - Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa and Rock
Island,
Moline and East Moline in Illinois - but "quad" sticks as the name.  If
you
count contiguous communities there are many more - LeClaire, Eldridge
and Blue
Grass, in Iowa, and Milan, Coal Valley, Port Byron, Carbon Cliff,
Hampton,
Hillsdale, Rapids City, Andalusia, Silvis, Colona and Cordova in
Illinois.  And
more.)


Any help would be appreciated.


John Lavalie
IAhCCS