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Mergent Archives:

  • Select the Annual Reports to find current and historical reports going back to 1925.  

Refinitiv Workspace (includes pre-EDGAR annual reports for some companies):

  • Type the company name or ticker in top search box. Pull up the company record. Hover the Filings menu and select Filings.
  • In the Filters menu on the left side, adjust date range as desired. Navigate to Categories, type annual in the search box, and select ANNLRPT, ARS, and ARS/A (for amended annual report). Click the Search button.
  • To screen for filings in Refinitiv Workspace, select Filings & Events --> Advanced Filings from the home page.

Proquest Historical Annual Reports:

  • Enter the company name in the search box, and set the drop-down menu to Company/Org. Coverage in this database ends in the mid-2000s. 


Annual reports from 1994-present are often available from the SEC's EDGAR system.

Browse through scanned images of a selection of annual reports using Historical Corporate Reports, a Lippincott Library project.

Columbia Historical Corporate Reports Online Collection offers digitized annual reports for about 36 New York City-based companies. Selected corporations in the digital collection include department stores, utility companies, banks, and railroads ranging from the 1850s through the early 1960s.

Search for historical annual reports held by other universities using the Annual Reports at Academic Business Libraries database available from the Purdue University Libraries.

Also, come to Lippincott Library and take a look at the historical collection of annual reports on microfiche. NYSE- and AMEX-listed companies are available.