Instituted in 1920s, the case method continues to be a cornerstone of the HBS academic experience. The HBS Archives in Baker Library Special Collections holds over 50,000 retired cases, starting from the first cases published in 1921 through cases removed from Harvard Business Publishing in the early 2000s.   

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This Collection is Part of:

HBS History

The HBS Archives include the records of Harvard Business School from its founding in 1908 to the present day. The archives are a rich resource to learn about subjects such as:  the development of the case method, changes in curriculum, the intersection of the School and innovations in business, and the global impact of Harvard Business School.