Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1915-1922 (2)--Original Data, 1921-1943. Data Exclude Rubber Companies. Source: Friedrich A. Lutz, "Corporate Cash Balances 1914-1943, " Manufacturing And Trade, 1945, Table D-2, Columns 20 And 31
This NBER data series a05097a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 5 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter05.html.
NBER Indicator: a05097a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Changes In Inventory Assets, Large Manufacturing Corporations for United States [A0597AUSA144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/A0597AUSA144NNBR, February 11, 2016.