With this collection, students of both the historical and the mythical Columbus will now have conveniently on microfiche the bulk of the Library of Congress's great collection of printed documents and writings on the discoverer and his times. UPA has filmed approximately 505 titles that are of lasting interest either for what they tell of Columbus or what they relfect of their own times. The collection includes mostly 19th- and 20th- century works up to the early 1920s. Most titles are long out of print.
Part 2: Non-English Works includes approximately 270 titles with imprints from all the major European publishing centers through the early 1920s, and from Mexico City and Lima, in all major European languages. Many are scholarly monographs published during the quatercentenary of 1492.