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Company Information: Company History

Sources for finding background information and financial data on domestic and foreign companies.

Books on Companies

Milner holds many full-length books on individual companies, or books where several or more companies are profiled in depth.

Business History Journals

Databases / Historical Background

Articles / Historical Background

Company Histories


Research Assistance

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Danielle Futoran Turos
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Company Histories Directory / Index

A sample page from the index to the International Directory of Company Histories.  The following page is taken from the latest volume in the set.  Note how there may be entries for your company in several or more volumes, so read the latest entry to get the fullest picture of your company as profiles are cumulative.