Cape of Good Hope Documents
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
These papers (1845-1909) are part of the Bluebook Collection and are kept in locked cupboards at Government Publications. An index is available at desk 4.
Select Committee reports:
Available 1845- 1909.
Cape of Good Hope Government Gazettes are available from 1828 -1910.
Orange Free State Documents
Minutes of the National Assembly. 1854- 1898( Available in Dutch)
Parliamentary papers for Transvaal available 1903-1909. ( Incomplete)
Natal Gazette available from 1883-1910.
Natal Blue Blooks: 1875-1899
These documents are of historical vaule and are being kept in locked cupboards in the Government Publications section. Indexes are available at desk 4.
Abbreviations- Guide to printed papers:
A.12 - Paper printed by order of House of Assembly, No.12
A.B. 50 - Bill introduced into the House of Assembly, No. 50
C.B.5 - Bill introduced to Legislative Council, No. 5
C. 5833- Paper printed by order of House of Commons
G.10- Paper printed by order of Government, No. 10
P.368 - Petition presented to the House of Assembly, No. 368
S.C. 30 - Select Committee Report, No. 30
Imperial Blue Books
Imperial Blue Books are parliamentary papers issued by the imperial authorities from the earliest days of British occupation of South Africa.
Location: Locked cupboards
South African Parliament: Index to Hansards
Provincial ordinances and historical acts are in the Law section. Shelve number: XL SOU
British Parliamentary Papers
Colonies- Africa: Reports from Select Committees. 1801 - 1899
Slave Trade: Reports from Select Committees. 1810 - 1899
Photocopying of documents dated from 1910 to 1959 will be allowed at the librarian’s discretion. Photocopying of documents dated earlier than 1910 is not allowed.