The Yale University Library databases provide access to Annual Reports to Shareholders
Includes annual reports for over 800 companies from the United States, 1844-present, along with financial data, industry classification, and more.
Access more than 85 years of Annual Reports for companies across the globe through Mergent Archives’ historical annual report collection dating back to as early as 1925.
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This database, managed by the Purdue University Library, is a merged list of the corporate Annual Reports to Shareholders at the following universities: Columbia U., Cornell U., Harvard U., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Purdue U., Stanford U., U. of Alabama, U. of California-Berkeley, U. of Pennsylvania, U. of Western Ontario, Yale U., and the Science/Industry/Business Library of New York Public Library.
Consists of annual reports in PDF format from U.S. companies, and covers the period 1800 through 1955.
Digitized reports from Columbia University's Watson Library of Business and Economics, primarily focused on businesses operating in and around New York City (1850s-1960s). This is just a selection of materials from the Columbia Historical Annual Reports Collection.