The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
"Follows closely the general plan and scope of the edition of 1895, the first English catalogue of officers and graduates of the University and the successor of the old Latin catalogues, issued at approximately regular intervals from 1772 to 1886."--Prefatory note, signed Mary D. Vaughan, keeper of the graduate records