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House of Commons and House of Lords Parliamentary Debates (Hansard's)

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Finding Parliamentary Debates in Print:

  • The Parliamentary or Constitutional History of England: From the Earliest Times to the Restoration of King Charles II: Collected From the Records, the Rolls of Parliament, the Journals of Both Houses, the Public Libraries, Original Manuscripts, Scarce Speech, and Tracts: All Compared With the Contreporary Writers, and Connected, Throughout, With the History of the Times,
    J301.H18 Pre-1801 Coll (coverage 1066-1660, request in Rare Book using call number and volume or year)

  • Debates of the House of Commons From the Year 1667 to the Year 1694, (also known as "Grey's Debates")
    J301.H24 Pre-1801 Coll (request by call number and year or volume in Rare Book)

  • The History and Proceedings of the House of Commons From the Restoration To The Present Time, Containing The Most Remarkable Motions, Speeches, Resolves, Reports and Conferences,
    J301.K2 Pre-1801 Coll (incomplete coverage 1660-1743, request in Rare Book using call number and volume or year)

  • The History, Debates, and Proceedings of Both Houses of Parliament of Great Britain, From the Year 1743 to the Year 1774,
    J301.H28 Pre-1801 Coll (request by call number and year or volume in Rare Book

  • The Debates and Proceedings of the British House of Commons,
    J301.H3 Pre-1801 Coll (coverage 1761-1772, request by call number and year or volume in Rare Book)

  • The Debates and Proceedings of the British House of Commons,
    J301 .H315 Pre1801 Coll (coverage 1766-1775, request by call number and year or volume in Rare Book)

  • The Parliamentary Register, (contains parliamentary debates)
    J301.H36 Pre-1801 Coll (coverage 1780-1798, request by call number and year or volume in Rare Book)

  • Cobbett's Parliamentary History of England, From the Norman Conquest in 1066 to the Year 1803, From Which Last-Mentioned Epoch It is Continued Downward In the Work Entitled "Cobbett's Parliamentary Debates,"
    J301.H2 (12 volumes covering 1066-1743, continued by The Parliamentary History of England From the Earliest Period To the Year 1803, From Which Last-Mentioned Epoch It Is Continued Downward In the Work Entitled "Hansard's Parliamentary Debates")

  • The Parliamentary History of England From the Earliest Period To the Year 1803, From Which Last-Mentioned Epoch It Is Continued Downward In the Work Entitled "Hansard's Parliamentary Debates",
    J301.H2 (13 volumes covering 1743-1803, request by call number and volume or year)

  • Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

    House of Commons and House of Lords Debates were published together in 4 series from 1803 until 1909. Request by call number, series, and volume or year. The last volume in the session contains the index for that session)
    • 1st series (1803-1820) (vols. 1-41)
      J301.H22

    • 2nd series (1820-1830) (vols. 1-25)
      J301.H22

    • 3rd series (1830-1891) (vols. 1-350)
      J301.H22

    • 4th series (1892-1908) (vols. 1-77)
      J301 .H22

    Since 1909 the Debates of both Houses have been published separately. Request by call number, series, and volume or year. The last volume in each session contains the index for that session.

    • 5th series (Lords') (1909-current)
      J301.J22

    • 5th series (Commons') (1909-1980/1981) (vols. 1-1000)
      J301.K22

    • 6th series (Commons') (1980/1981-)
      J301.K22

Finding Parliamentary Debates in Microform:

  • Hansard's Parliamentary Debates, (both House of Commons and House of Lords debates published together)
    Microfilm (o) 86/122 (coverage, November 1803 to December 1908, request by call number and year in the Microform Reading Room)

  • House of Commons Parliamentary Debates,
    Microfilm (o)94/10004 (coverage varies, request by call number and year in the Law Library)

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