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Business incorporations in the United States, 1800-1943. [New York] : National Bureau of Economic Research, [1948].
LC Call Number: HD2785.E85 Bus Ref
LC Catalog Record: 48010514
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Texas. Dallas, 1917. Business section.
Forms part of: Miscellaneous Items in High Demand Collection
U.S. GEOG FILE - Texas--Dallas
Library of Congress
Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-69194

This volume offers a detailed statistical analysis, by state and industry, of the foundation of entrepreneurship during the formative years of the republic. The author gathered, from state reports, the numbers, types and longevity of incorporations in a dozen or more of the states having greater concentrations of population and industrial development. Includes statistical analyses.

Corporate America : a historical bibliography. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-Clio Information Services, c1984. (ABC-Clio research guides).
LC Call Number: Z7164.T87 C66 1984 Bus RR
LC Catalog Record: 83012232
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Contains comprehensive abstracts of articles on American business history published in a wide variety of U.S. and foreign journals during the years 1973-1982. The arrangement is by 10 broad subject categories which include, amongst others, banking, communications, energy and manufacturing. Access is by subject, corporate name and author.

Corporate acquisition guide, 1881/1995. Seattle, WA : Environmental Financial Information Services, Inc., 1996.
LC Call Number:HD2746.55.U5 C67 Bus Ref Desk
LC Catalog Record: 95640958

A list of corporate acquisitions drawn from the Environmental Financial Information Services database, which was developed to facilitate research into issues associated with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund and other environmental mandates. There are three sections of the guide. The first is arranged by the name of corporate entity which was acquired followed by the name of the acquiring entity and the year of acquisition; the second is arranged by the name of the acquiring corporate entity, followed by the name of the entity acquired and the year of acquisition; the third is arranged by the year of acquisition, followed by the name of the corporate entity acquired and the name of the acquiring corporate entity.

Corporate entity name change guide, 1975/1993. Seattle, WA : Environmental Financial Information Services, Inc., 1994.
LC Call Number: HG4057 .A156469 Bus Ref
LC Catalog Record:95640958

A list of corporate name changes drawn from the Environmental Financial Information Services database, which was developed to facilitate research into issues associated with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund and other environmental mandates. There are two sections of the guide, the first arranged by the old corporate entity name followed by the new name; the second, arranged by new corporate entity name, followed by the old name.

Derks, Scott. The value of a dollar : colonial era to the Civil War, 1600-1865. 1st ed. Millerton, N.Y. : Grey House Pub., 2005.
LC Call Number: HB235.U6 D47 2005
LC Catalog Record: 2006275331

Derks, Scott. The value of a dollar : prices and incomes in the United States, 1860-2014. Fifth edition Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2014]
LC Call Number: HB235.U6 D47 2014
LC Catalog Record: 2014419295

Historical encyclopedia of American business. Edited by Richard L. Wilson. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2009. 3 v.
LC Call Number: HF3021 .H67 2009
LC Catalog Record: 2009002942

International directory of company histories, writers and researchers, Gretchen Antelman ... {et al.}. Chicago : St. James Press, c1988 --
LC Call Number: HD2721.I63 1988 Bus Ref
LC Catalog Record:89190943
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Also available to patrons onsite in the subscription database Gale Virtual Reference Library.

This multivolume set is a work in progress, providing brief essays on the historical development of approximately 3500 major companies. The first volumes group companies by industry; later volumes list companies alphabetically, but also include an industry index, as well as a cumulated company index covering all volumes issued to date. The set includes publicly held, private, and non-profit companies in addition to some state-owned companies. Companies are selected for inclusion based on annual sales, and for their influence within their industry or in their region. Entries contain legal name; address; phone; fax; and website, if available; incorporation date; number of employees; recent sales figures; SIC codes; stock exchange; a summary of the corporate mission and goals; lists of principal subsidiaries, divisions, and operating units, and, if available, references to articles for further reading. Includes bibliographical references and indexes, with "A cumulative index to companies and persons" beginning with volume 7.

Jones, Arnita A. and Philip L. Cantelon, eds. Corporate archives and history : making the past work. Malabar, Fla. : Krieger Pub., 1993.
LC Call Number: HF5736.C63 1993 Bus Ref
LC Catalog Record: 91046918
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This volume, edited by historians, is not a directory of corporate archives but instead makes a strong case, based on several examples, of the need for corporations large and small, to establish archives and formal histories rather than depending on "institutional memories" of individuals.

Kelley, Etna M. The Business founding date directory: alphabetical and chronological sections. [1st ed.]. Scarsdale, N.Y. : Morgan & Morgan, [1954].
LC Call Number: HD2785.K4 Bus Ref Desk
Supplement: HD2785.K4 Suppl Bus Ref Desk
LC Catalog Record: 54006999

The main volume lists almost 10,000 businesses founded in the United States between 1687 and 1915, arranged alphabetically by company name and chronologically by founding date. The supplement is in the same format as the original volume and includes founding dates for firms founded in 1916, 1917, 1918, and in 1931, 1932, and 1933.

Listing Statements of the New York Stock Exchange New York, F. E. Fitch, inc. v.1-v.956 (1884:June/1888:Oct.-1983:Sept./Oct.)
LC Call Number: HG4501.N4
LC Catalog Record: ca 24000283

Useful for historical public company research. This title was published from 1884-1983 and contains the actual Prospectuses of companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Each volume has an index of the filings contained in that volume, and, up until the October 1953 edition, each volume also had a Cumulative Index. MIT has placed the cumulative list through December 1945 online.External Link [PDF Format: 7 MB/ 39 pp.]

Meyerink, Kory L. "Business and employment records," in The Source: a guidebook of American genealogy, eds. Loretto Dennis Szucs and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking. (Salt Lake City, Utah : Ancestry Publishing Company. 1997), Chapter 10, pp. 37-359.
LC Call Number: CS49.S65 1984 LH&G
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LC Catalog Record: 96041402
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Written from the point of view of the genealogist, this section from chapter 10 includes a general history of types of United States business and employment records from colonial times to the twentieth century along with discussion of the best ways to locate them.

Nasrallah, Wahib. United States corporation histories : a bibliography, 1965-1990.. 2nd ed. New York : Garland Pub., 1991.
LC Call Number: Z7164.T87 N37 1991 Bus RR
LC Catalog Record: 91028858
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Includes citations to articles, monographs and pamphlets arranged alphabetically by company name. Coverage is for the years 1965-1990. No abstracts or annotations are provided. There is an author index and an index grouping the companies by industry. A separate corporate executive index is available which ties personal names of executives to specific companies.

Robinson, Richard. United States business history, 1602-1988: a chronology. New York : Greenwood Press, 1990.
LC Call Number: HC103 .R595 1990
LC Catalog Record: 90034102

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