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19th-century British Parliamentary Archives

Access the archives of the 19th century British Parliament

Contents: the corpus comprises over 80,700 digitized parliamentary documents produced by theHouse of Commons between 1801 and 1900. It is a rich primary source for the study of the British Empire in the 19th century and its relations with the world.

The documents described by a thesaurus specific to the database fall into several categories:

  • bills, royal commission reports,
  • committee reports, accounts and miscellaneous documents,
  • command documents presented to Parliament (1833-1900)

Access via the ProQuest platform, offered as part of this acquisition, also enables free interrogation of Hansard, the official report of all British parliamentary debates.

Number of simultaneous accesses: unlimited

Interface language: English

Content language: English

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