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COLLECTION Identifier: Arch E75 B.95

Harvard Business School Working Papers Collection

Scope and Contents

The Harvard Business School working papers collection consists of papers authored or co-authored by Harvard Business School faculty from 1969 to the present.


  • 1969-2020

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Some materials may be stored offsite; access requires advance notice. Papers may be available through the HBS Faculty & Research Web site, DASH, SSRN, and/or NBER.

Permission to provide reproductions set by the author; contact for more information.
Working papers are often revised prior to publication in a journal, book chapter, etc. Access to earlier versions are restricted. Contact for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Working papers cannot be reproduced without permission from the author. Contact for more information.


77.5 linear feet (186 boxes, 10 microfilm reels)
0.1095 Gigabytes (123 digital files)

Biographical / Historical

Working papers are preliminary publications by which authors will often share ideas about a topic or to elicit feedback before submitting to a publisher.

Physical Location



The repository continues to add new working papers to this collection on a regular basis.

Existence and Location of Copies

Working papers 69-1 to 78-10 available on microfilm (order no. 84-4337 reels 1-10)

Processing Information

Processed: October 2019 By: Christine Riggle and Melissa Jones
Link to catalog
Baker Library
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Repository Details

Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository

Baker Library Special Collections holds unique resources that focus on the evolution of business and industry, as well as the records of the Harvard Business School, documenting the institution's development over the last century. These rich and varied collections support research in a diverse range of fields such as business, economic, social and cultural history as well as the history of science and technology.

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