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History Research Guide: Parliamentary Papers

General guide for finding resources for history research.

Using the House of Commons 19th Century Parliamentary Papers Database

Link to database: House of Commons 19th Century Parliamentary Papers

ProQuest's guide to the Parliamentary Papers database 

Oxford's guide to searching the Parliamentary Papers database

  • For citations, see the column titled “Guide to citations”

The Chicago Manual of Style has more details on citations.

For examples of citations in context, see the endnotes in K. H. Connell, “The Potato in Ireland,” Past and Present 23 (Nov. 1962): 57-71.