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Dun, Robert Graham, Robert Graham



  • Existence: 1826 - 1900


Financier. In 1861 he opened a credit-rating firm, "R.G. Dun and Company", with many branches across the nation. His company was one of the first to use office machinery, including the typewriter. On this machine he wrote his weekly "Dun's Review", assessing the international business condition. The firm merged to form Dun and Bradstreet, one of the well-known credit-rating and financial services publishing firms in the country.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dun & Bradstreet Corporation records

Collection Identifier: Mss:791 1831-1990 D897

Historical business records of the credit reporting agency known as R.G. Dun & Company. The company became the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation after the merger of R.G. Dun & Co. and J.M. Bradstreet & Company in 1933. Records include correspondence, photographs, legal, financial, and administrative material pertaining to the company.