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Research Guide for general Business and Management resources

Company Profiles

Handouts and slides from library classes

For detailed info., see also my Company Information Guide

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Company Histories

Brief histories of major active corporations:

     Hoover's Company Profiles


More detailed histories:

     Mergent Archives  -  For U.S. public corporations -- Company histories and financial statements back to 1914 - plus principal locations and executive names. It's the archive of all of the "Moody's Manuals" as well as a subscription to new Mergent Manuals.  "Manuals" are for: Bank & Finance ; Industrial ; OTC Industrial ; International ; Public Utility ; Transportation ; OTC Unlisted. Separate search tab for the "Municipal Government" - back to 1918. For particular year, select from drop-down box. Can be slow to load.

      Hoover's --  Archives also within Mergent Archives - Titles in series: Handbook of Private Companies ; Handbook of World Business ; Handbook of American Business ; Handbook of Emerging Companies ; MasterList of U.S. companies

Insider profiles by employees and interns