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Company Information: Company Profiles

Research Guide for Company Information resources

  Company Histories

Brief histories of major active corporations:

     Hoover's Company Profiles

     [access is via several ProQuest databases -- select "Browse", then "company reports. Hoover's is listed as "Hoover's Company Records"]

More detailed histories:

     International Directory of Company Histories - Full set is offsite, in Library Services Center (REFERENCE HD2721.I56x). More than 100 volumes.

     Mergent Archives -   

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 deop-down box. Can be slow to load.

Insider profiles by employees and interns

Company Profiles