The Institutional Memory website tells the story of HBS over the past 100 years with video narratives from faculty, staff, students, and generations of alumni, accompanied by a gallery of historical photos and an interactive timeline. The multimedia experience "Inquiry & Innovation: 1908-2008," deeply explores the founding of the School based on authoritative texts, including A Delicate Experiment.
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A Daring Experiment: Harvard and Business Education for Women 1937-1970. Exhibit. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School. Baker Library Historical Collections. 2008. http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/daring/
A Delicate Experiment: the Harvard Business School, 1908-1945. by Jeffrey L. Cruikshank; foreword by John H. McArthur. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press, c1987. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HBS.Baker.GEN:1119810
And Mark an Era: The Story of the Harvard Business School. by Melvin T. Copland. Boston: Little Brown, 1958.
Education for Judgment: The Artistry of Discussion Leadership. edited. by C. Roland Christensen, David A. Garvin, and Ann Sweet. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, c1991.
From Higher Aims to Hired Hands: The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession. by Rakesh Khurana. Princeton: Princeton University Press, ©2007.
Harvard Presidents' Reports (1826-1995). Harvard-Radcliffe Online Historical Reference Shelf. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University http://hul.harvard.edu/huarc/refshelf/AnnualReports.htm
(These reports include annual reports from the Dean of the Graduate School of Business Administration to the President of Harvard. To browse for "Graduate School of Business Administration," click on Presidents reports, then use the table of contents that appears in the left-hand frame to look for the HBS report.)
The Intellectual Venture Capitalist: John H. McArthur and the Work of the Harvard Business School, 1980-1995. edited by Thomas K. McCraw and Jeffrey L. Cruikshank. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press, c1999.
Shaping the Waves: A History of Entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School. by Jeffrey L. Cruikshank. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press. c2005.