Corporate Financial Reporting and Analysis in the early 1900s (RLE Accounting)
Edited by Richard Brief
To Be Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge – 234 pages
The contributions in this book, most of which are not widely available, discuss the evolution of financial reporting at a time when it was rare for companies to present detailed reports to their shareholders. Some early annual reports are reprinted here, including the 1902 annual report of the United States Steel Corporation, the 1909 annual report of the International Harvester Company, the 1910 annual report of the American Telephone & Telegraph Company and the 1911 annual report of Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company.
Introduction. An Early Proposal for Corporate Financial Reporting Recommendation as to Publicity Thomas W. Phillips. Some Notable Corporation Reports United States Steel Corporation 1902, International Harvester company 1909, American Telephone & Telegraph Company 1910, Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company 1911 Financial Statement Analysis The Reports of American Corporations Journal of Accountancy 1906, Reviews of Corporation Reports – The Chicago and Northwestern Report, Journal of Accountancy 1906, Reviews of Corporation Reports – Reports of the International Paper Company Journal of Accountancy 1907, Reviews of Corporation Reports – Reports of the Tennesee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company Journal of Accountancy 1907, Reivews of Corporation Reports – Reports of the Chicago and Alton Journal of Accountancy 1907, The New England Railroads Journal of Accountancy, 1909.
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