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October 13, 1883

Index Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office, United States Army. Authors and Subjects. Vol. IV.

JAMA. 1883;I(14):433. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390140025011

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Dr. Billings, in his report of presentation of this volume to Surgeon-General Crane, states that it contains 4,802 authorities, representing 1,926 volumes and 3,885 pamphlets. It also includes 12,361 subject-titles of separate works and pamphlets, and 48,977 titles of articles in periodicals.

The titles in the four volumes now published of the Index Catalogue represent, author titles, 35,431 titles, 24,967 volumes, 27,479 pamphlets; subject titles, 41,483 book titles, 149,737 journal articles, and 4,335 portraits.

This volume is most voluminous in titles on the subjects of the ear, education, eye, and fevers—the latter (fevers) having about 300 pages devoted to it alone.

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