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Business: Company Research

Historical Research on Companies

Corporate Reports Online
Selection of U.S. company annual reports from 1800 to 1955.  This is a digital library of documents maintained by the University of Pennsylvania. Sample report: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad 1834 (pdf).

International Directory of Company Histories  

This multi-volume work is the first major reference to bring together histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location. Each three- to five-page entry is meticulously detailed with facts gathered from popular magazines, academic periodicals, books, annual reports, and the archives of the companies themselves.
Print.  Volumes 1 to 53 (2003)

Microfiche collection  of public company annual reports and SEC filings.  Coverage is from 1978 - 1997.  Use accompanying SEC File Index.

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