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AMERICAN BUSINESS HISTORY--SELECTED  RESOURCES

Keeley Library  Revised January 23, 2001
See also:
Economics
Trade Unions
Industrial Revolution
Inventions

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT THE U.S. BUSINESS HISTORY

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book, 2001 
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v. 20, v.10
 in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.27 v.10, v5, v.15, 
Handlin, Oscar. "United States,History of the:1870-1916" v. 20 See section on Industrialization and Reform, pages 176-183
Lampard, Eric Edwin. "Industrial Revolution" v.10 
Comanor, William S. "Industry" v,10
Davis, W.N. Jr. "United States-Age of Industrial Growth" v. 27
Greenleaf, William "Entrepreneur" v. 10
Kinnard, William N. Jr. "Business Cycles" v.5
Vollman, Thomas E. "Industry"  v. 15

REFERENCE BOOKS:

(This sample will bring you to the areas where additional books can be found.)
Ref. 330.973 G876 The History of American Business & Industry
(Includes chapters for the years 1890-1914)
Ref. 338.6440973  Big Business Chapter I: Growth of American Business
Ref. 509.73 W751 American Science and Invention; a PIctorial History (Has information on Westinghouse and others)
Ref. 330.9 G786 1996 Vol 1  Great Events from History II: Business and Commerce Series Volume I 1897-1932 (See chronological table of contents for topics )
Ref. 973.09203 D5545 Vol. 1 Dictionary of American Biography 10 volumes plus supplements. Use the comprehensive index at the end of all these volumes to locate biographies of industrialists.

sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
BIG BUSINESS--UNITED STATES--HISTORY CORPORATIONS--UNITED STATES--HISTORY TRUSTS, INDUSTRIAL--UNITED STATES--HISTORY
INDUSTRIALISTS CAPITALISTS AND FINANCIERS Also, the name of the industrialist, i.e., CARNEGIE, ANDREW

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

USE THE READERS'S GUIDE TO PERIODICALS OR THE AMERICAN HERITAGE INDEX , BOTH LOCATED NEAR THE CIRCULATING STACKS, TO LOCATE ADDITIONAL ARTICLES.

INTERNET LINKS


 
Museum of American Financial History Links Buisness History Centre- Links
Don Mabry's Historical Text Archive-Business History  Links Working Knowledge: Featured Web Sites on Business History
Business History Net WWW Virtual Librar of Economics and Business History

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Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001