I. Alabama-Massachusetts. II. Michigan-Canada. III. Indices: General index of names, titles and headings. Scribes, illuminators and cartographers. Insipits. Gregory numbers for Greek New Testament manuscripts. Present owners. Previous owners.
Paged continuously, v. 1-2. Accompanied by supplement. "Published under the auspices of the American council of learned societies". Vols. 1-2: Printed in France. At the instance of the American council of learned societies, an appropriation for the preparation of the census was made by the General education board to the Librarian of Congress. The Library, especially its Division of manuscripts, was charged with administration of the fund and supervision of the enterprise. cf. Introd. note. "With two exceptions, [Gregory numbers ... by W. J. Wilson and previous owners, by Seymour de Ricci] the indices ... have been prepared by Miss Anne M. Nill". "Errata and addenda": v. 2, p. -2343.