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Company Research: Company Histories

Company History

Annual Reports - Corporate (AICPA)
Online.  Historic financial statements and other public company data.  From the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  Coverage is from 1972 - 1995. 

Corporate Reports Online
Online.  Selection of U.S. company annual reports from 1800 to 1955.  Sample report: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad 1834 (pdf).

International Directory of Company Histories  
Online.  Using Advanced Search, limit Content Type to "Company Histories."

Nexis Uni

Subscription Database, company history provided by searching for company names and company profiles.

Notable Corporate Chronologies     
Online.  Using Advanced Search, limit Content Type to "Company Histories." 

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

Standard & Poors NetAdvantage

Subscription database, search by company name or ticker symbol, best for public but some private company information is included.

Business Librarian

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Senta Sellers
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