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Commonwealth sources in British official records

Commonwealth sources in British official records

Colonial and Dominions Offices.

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Published by Commonwealth Archivists Association in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Commonwealth countries
    • Subjects:
    • Commonwealth countries -- History -- Sources -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      ContributionsGreat Britain. Colonial Office., Great Britain. Office of Commonwealth Relations., Commonwealth Archivists" Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA16 .C685 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination93 p. ;
      Number of Pages93
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1780228M
      LC Control Number92137074

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[Great Britain. Colonial Office.; Great Britain. Office of Commonwealth Relations.; Commonwealth Archivists' Association.;]. Includes approximately 10 million pages and more t works from the 19th and 20th centuries on British Commonwealth and American law for research in British and United States legal history.

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Parliamentary debates (often referred to as Hansard) are records of what is said in Parliament, roughly equivalent to the U.S.'s Congressional Record.

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British documents on the end of empire. Series C. Sources for colonial studies in the Public Record Office. Notes "A revised and expanded version of Public Record Office handbook no. 3: Records of the Colonial and Dominions Offices by R.B. Pugh." Series part number from dust jacket.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Subjects. This guide shows you how to find records held at The National Archives relating to the British Empire from and outlines ways of researching a particular topic.

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