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Business History

Company Reports

Historic photograph of business meeting

Annual Report to Shareholders,
Fortune 500

Mif 795
Micr KF1449 .Z9 D58

Annual Reports of Latin America's Central Banks
Mif 1826

Bank Letters, Bulletins, & Reviews
Mif 466
Micr Z7164 .F5 I5

Company Reports Online
from the University of Pennsylvania
Includes digitized reports
from 1834 to 1968
Corporate & Industry
Research Reports (CIRR)

Mif 1058
Micr HG 4001 C53

Lehman Brothers Collection
from the Harvard Business Library
Digitized deal books and other items,
covering 1925 to 1986

SEC File: Corporate Annual Reports
and U.S. Securities & Exchange
Commission Documents

Mif 861
Micr HG4028 .B2 S42



Research Tip

In addition to the collections listed above, Strozier also has a few reports in paper from individual companies. To browse what is available, search our catalog using "Corporation Reports" or "Financial Statements" as a Subject Heading, and limiting the format to "Serial," like this:

Example search with "Subject Heading" selected and "Serial" set as format


FSU has many city newspapers in microfilm collections. Please consult the catalog to check for a specific city or use the below databases and libguides as starting points:

Online Research Tools

Guide to SEC Filings
Webpage from Thomson Research which describes what information is included with each SEC Filing.

Historical EDGAR Search (1994-present)
Use this database from the SEC to find EDGAR documents from the last two decades.

Hoover's Academic
This database can be used to quickly locate basic facts about companies, including names of executives and primary competitors.

Library of Congress Business Reference Services
This guide links to online depositories of business information and provides search tips for conducting company research.

Mergent Webreports
With online versions of Moody's Manuals going back more than 100 years, this database provides a wealth of corporate financial information.

Google Patents
The web search company has partnered with the U.S. Patent and Tradmark Office to offer full text access in a searchable platform to over 7 million patents.

Latin American Business History
From Harvard University, this online resource collects documents and interviews to show the influence of globalization in Central and South America.

Historical Advertising & Product Catalogs

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