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Rise of American Industrial Corporations, 1880-1914

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : census enumeration data, and aggregate data
Creator
  • Roy, William G.
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1990-10-16
Funding Reference
  • National Science Foundation
Language
English
Free Keywords
corporate behavior; corporations; economic conditions; historical periods; industrial development; industrial growth; industry; labor strikes; manufacturing industry; products; securities; stocks; wages and salaries; workers
Description
  • Abstract

    This collection is designed to allow examination of economic and social determinants of variation in incorporation rates by industry and state in the United States from 1880-1914. Data are presented for manufacturing corporations in all industries, with detailed data for specific states. Information covered includes economic characteristics of industries such as capital, workers, wages, material, value of products, common and preferred stock, and bonded indebtedness. Social characteristics of industries such as newness and strike activity also are provided.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Created variable labels and/or value labels..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Census of Manufactures for the Entire Country by Census Year
    • DS2: Census of Manufactures for 14 States by Census Year
    • DS3: Census of Manufactures for New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, 1880
    • DS4: Census of Manufactures for New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, 1890
    • DS5: Census of Manufactures for New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, 1900
    • DS6: Census of Manufactures for New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, 1904
    • DS7: Census of Manufactures for New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, 1909
    • DS8: Census of Manufactures for New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, 1914
    • DS9: Incorporations by Industry and Year for New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania
    • DS10: Strikes by Industry and Year for New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania
    • DS11: Strikes by Industry and Year for the Entire Country
    • DS12: Information for Corporations Listed on the New York Stock Exchange
    • DS13: Incorporations in 14 States by Year
Temporal Coverage
  • 1880 / 1914
    Time period: 1880--1914
  • 1986 / 1989
    Collection date: 1986--1989
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Manufacturing corporations in all United States industries, 1880-1914.
Sampling
Complete enumeration, with states selected by availability of data.
Collection Mode
  • The data contain blanks and alphabetic characters. For Part 12, Information for Corporations Listed on the New York Stock Exchange, data for the 100 largest corporations in 1896-1905 were collected by David Bunting, University of Oregon.

Note
2011-08-11 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 14 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 14 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads. Funding insitution(s): National Science Foundation (SES 86 17679).
Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9392 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09392.v2

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2015-06-30

Roy, William G. (1990): Rise of American Industrial Corporations, 1880-1914. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09392.v1