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From the directors of the Standard Oil Company to its employees and stockholders.

by Standard Oil Company.

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Published by Wynkoop, Hallenbeck, Crawford Co.] in [New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD2780.S7 S7
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6988190M
LC Control Number07029378
OCLC/WorldCa34074598

Full text of "The history of the Standard Oil Company" See other formats. (a) The directors of every corporation, subject to any restrictions contained in its certificate of incorporation, may declare and pay dividends upon the shares of its capital stock . either (1) out of its surplus, as defined in and computed in accordance with ‘’ and of.

  In , Standard Oil couldn't own companies outside of Ohio, so three mid-level employees held stock in scores of subsidiary Standard Oil companies outside of Ohio. When these three received dividends, they were distributed to the 37 investors of Standard Oil as "individuals" in amounts proportionate to their holdings in the company. Immediately download the The History of the Standard Oil Company summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching The History of the Standard Oil Company.

the same token, "The History of the Standard Oil Company,"* in which Miss Ida M. Tarbell has interestingly combined fact, rumor, common reputation and current fiction concerning the Standard Oil Company, is important as stating in popular version the present phase . In August, , Refiners entered into a contract with Standard Oil Company of California, hereinafter called Standard, for the purchase of petroleum oil and butane for a period of ten years, the contract specifying a substantial minimum purchase each year. Standard supplied Refiners a heavy gas oil blended with butane.


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Standard Oil Company. From the directors of the Standard Oil Company to its employees and stockholders. [New York, Wynkoop, Hallenbeck, Crawford Co.] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Standard Oil Company.

OCLC Number: Description: 32 pages 23 cm. Standard Oil Company. From the directors of the Standard Oil Company to its employees and stockholders. [New York, Wynkoop, Hallenbeck, Crawford Co.] (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Standard Oil Company.

OCLC Number. A discussion of the allegations in the pamphlet entitled "From the directors of the Standard oil company to its employees and stockholders".

Decem by United States. Bureau of Corporations; Smith, Herbert Knox, A discussion of the allegations in the pamphlet entitled "From the directors of the Standard oil company to its employees and stockholders".

Decem (Washington, Gov't print. off., ), by United States. Bureau of Corporations and Herbert Knox Smith (page images at HathiTrust). Standard Oil Co. Inc. was an American oil producing, transporting, refining, marketing ished inby John D. Rockefeller and Henry Flagler as a corporation in Ohio, it was the largest oil refiner in the world of its time.

Its history as one of the world's first and largest multinational corporations ended inwhen the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in a landmark case, that Headquarters: Cleveland, Ohio (–), New York. The History of the Standard Oil Company - Ida M. Tarbell's exposee of Standard Oil - extract Chapter Conclusion Contempt proceedings begun against the Standard in Ohio in for not obeying the court's order of to dissolve the Trust - Suits begun to oust four of the Standard's constituent companies for violation of Ohio Anti-trust laws - All suits dropped because of expiration of.

railroads and the Standard Oil Company suffi-ciently strong for the latter to get any help it wants in making it hard for rivals to do business.

The Standard owns stock in most of the great systems. It is represented on the board of directors of nearly all the great systems, and it has an immense freight not only in oil products,File Size: KB. Old oil men will tell you on the creek to-day how much they liked him in the days when he used to come to Oil City buying oil for the Cleveland firm.

The personal quality of William Rockefeller was, and always has been, a strong asset of the Standard Oil Company. Probably the strongest man in the firm after John D. Rockefeller was Henry M.

Established the Standard Oil Company, the greatest, wisest, and meanest monopoly known in history Frederick W. Taylor The original "efficiency expert" who, in the book The Principles of Scientific Management frompreached the gospel of efficient management of production time and costs, the proper routing and scheduling of work.

The History of the Standard Oil Company is a book by journalist Ida is an exposé about the Standard Oil Company, run at the time by oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, the richest figure in American ally serialized in nineteen parts in McClure's magazine, the book is a seminal example of muckraking, and inspired many other journalists to write about trusts, large Author: Ida M.

Tarbell. This is a very nice book for anyone who would like to know a little bit of history of oil and its production and also how Standard Oil was founded and gradually became leader and monopoly of the industry.

The book is written by a journalist of early s and is based on /5(29). The agreement was signed by the individual stockholders of the Standard Oil Company, not by the company in its corporate capacity. The Standard Oil Company of Ohio had nothing to do with the Standard Oil Trust.

True, certain of its stockholders had turned over their stock to the nine trustees, but the company did its business as before. Standard Oil was a predominant American integrated oil producing, transporting, refining, and marketing company.

Established init operated as a major company trust and was one of the world's first and largest multinational corporations until it was broken up by the United States Supreme Court in /5(33). The company also is subject to public and regulatory initiatives that can affect the market value for its common stock, such as measures affecting corporate financial reporting and governance.P.O.

Box South Gilmore Road. OK, so I skipped over the annexures. But this book is a must-read for any business student and also for any business journalism student.

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A board of directors is a group of people who jointly supervise the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit business, nonprofit organization, or a government a board's powers, duties, and responsibilities are determined by government regulations (including the jurisdiction's corporations law) and the organization's own constitution and bylaws.

although the Standard Oil ____ paid high dividends to stockholders, they lost the power to choose their directors Mass production this of the automobile made it possible for. Oil & Gas M&A Portal | Providing Access to a Library of Insight • The duty to act in the best interest of the corporation and its stockholders by not putting any personal interest ahead of the interests of the corporation or its stockholders.

This duty is implicated when: • Directors stand on both sides of a transaction or otherwise stand to. The History of the Standard Oil Company, Volume 1 The History of the Standard Oil Company, Ida Minerva Tarbell: Author: Ida Minerva Tarbell: Publisher: McClure, Phillips & Company, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan/5(5).Chevron Corporation.

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The articles also helped to define a growing trend to investigation, In John D. Rockefeller. part exposé and commentary called The History of the.