Resources for Teaching and Research

Baptist, E. E. (2017) ‘Toxic Debt, Liar Loans, Collateralized and Securitized Human Beings, and the Panic of 1873’, in Capitalism Takes Command: The Social Transformation of Nineteenth-Century America. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

Baradaran, M. (2017) The color of money: Black banks and the racial wealth gap. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

Corinne Glaziou, Archives de Paris

Corinne Glaziou, Archives de Paris

Although by no means a comprehensive list, the following websites and search engines may be of use for business historians seeking archival material for their research. If you know of a useful tool or website that should be added to this list, please send an email to the BHC Web Editor at

Geoffrey Jones

Geoffrey Jones

At a recent event in Kolkata I had the pleasure of sitting down with Professor Geoffrey Jones, Isidor Straus Professor of Business History at Harvard Business School, where we discussed his ongoing efforts to bring a greater focus in Business History to the study of emerging markets. As part of his trip to Kolkata he spent time interviewing leaders in both business and social enterprises.

Texaco Halvoline

The following online resources relevant to research in business history were compiled between 2009 and 2014 by Pat Denault.

Audio-Visual Materials

AdViews, Duke University Library    

AFSCME Radio Spots    

America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures, 1894-1915, Library of Congress