The collection is divided into two major sections, with subdivisions according to subject areas:
Asia (Series 600, 1906-1957, 3 rolls [#1-3]) Contains early reports on education in China, Japan, and India, examining the possibility of establishing Western educational systems in those countries; and reports on the schools that were created (including the Peking Union Medical College).
China (Series 601, 1913-1960, 40 rolls [#4-43]) Contains the main body of data on the growth of the life sciences in China.
The subdivisions include:
Natural Sciences and Agriculture
Public Health Issues
The printed guide that accompanies the collection contains a historical introduction and a detailed listing of roll contents.
Number of rolls: 43