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Sessional Papers, 1801+

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Sessional Papers, 1801+. UNCAT  Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.  New York: Readex Microprint Corp.

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            The Sessional Papers, roughly equivalent to the U.S. Serial Set, consists of "original publications of the British House of Commons, including reports, bills, accounts, and various papers ordered printed excluding the Journals." All bills, reports, and papers from select committees and royal commissions are also included.


            Chronologically, then by type of material.


REF Z 2009 A1 F6 1972A

The first two boxes of the set are indexes through 1900. Beginning with 1901, each volume begins with a list of the contents.

Percy Ford, A Guide to Parliamentary Papers, Shannon, Ireland: Irish University Press, 1972. A good overview of the various types of Parliamentary Papers and how to locate them. There are many published guides to the Parliamentary Papers; some of these are:

MIC FLM JN 549 F 59 1969     

Ford, Percy, A Breviate of Parliamentary Papers, 1900-1916. Shannon, Ireland: Irish University Press, 1969.

MIC FLM JN 549 F6 1969  

Ford, Percy, A Breviate of Parliamentary Papers, 1917-1939. Shannon, Ireland: Irish University  Press, 1969.

MIC FLM JN 549 F62 1979   

Ford, Percy, A Breviate of Parliamentary Papers, 1940-1954: War and Reconstruction. Nendeln,  Liechtenstein: Kraus Reprint, 1979.

MIC FLM J 301 M3 1969 

Ford, Percy, Select List of British Parliamentary Papers, 1833-1899. Shannon, Ireland: Irish University Press, 1969.

MIC FLM J  301 M3 1970 Ford

Percy, Select List of British Parliamentary Papers, 1955-1964. Shannon, Ireland: Irish  University Press, 1970. Great Britain Parliament. House of Commons. Library.  General Index to the Bills, Reports, and

MIC FLM J 3019 Z999 G45X

Papers Printed to Order of the House of Commons...1900 to 1948-49. London: H.M.S.O., 1969.


1900-49   Great Britain--Government Publications

            Great Britain--Parliament

            Legislation--Great Britain