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Bibliographic sources



    1. Excerpt from the statutes: The majority of Belgian companies published on the back of the title an excerpt from the statutes, which allowed for a summary description of the companies; capital, seat, object, contributions, etc.
    2. Memento des valeurs: This booklet contains summary documentation for all companies whose securities are listed on the Brussels and Antwerp stock exchanges, as well as the main companies, both Belgian and foreign, processed in public sales.
    3. Congo 1885-1960 - Frans Buelens in uitgeverij EPO VZW, 2007.
    4. Trusts au Congo - Pierre Joye and Rosine Lewin - Popular Brussels 1961 Edition Ste
    5. Banque du Congo Belge - 1909-1959 - Editions L. Cuypers.
    6. Union Minière du Haut-Katanga - 1906-1956 - Edition L. Cuypers.
    7. Des bâtisseurs aux contempteurs du Congo belge ‘L’odyssée coloniale’ André-Bernard Ergo - L'Harmattan Edition, 2005
    8. La Bataille du Rail - René J. Cornet - Editions L. Cuypers 1947
    9. La Compagnie du Kasaï à ses actionnaires : Réponse à ses détracteurs- Lightming Source UK Ltd 25/01/2011
    10. Katanga - René J. Cornet - Editions L. Cuypers 1946
    11. Katanga Special Committee 1900-1950 - Editions L. Cuypers - June 1950
    12. Moniteur belge: Belgian monitor (release date and act number)
    13. Le Congo – Au temps des grandes compagnies concessionnaires 1898-1930  - C. Coquery- Vitrovitch
    14. Congo mythes et réalités - Jean Stengers
    15. Cominière - 1910-1960
    16. Forminière - 1906-1956
    17. Congo belge – Mutuelle congolaise 1897-1922  - Jubilee Number - April 1923
    18. Congo belge La colonie assassinée  - André-Bernard Ergo - Harmattan Edition, 2008
    19. Louis Franck - Le Congo belge - Volume I - 1928
    20. Louis Franck - Le Congo belge - Volume II - 1928
    21. Recueil Financier  - Directory of securities listed on the Brussels stock exchanges 1893-1975 version digitized by the non-profit Instituut voor Financial Archeology in abbreviated IFA
    22. 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the Bas-Congo Railway (Matadi-Léopoldville) 1898-1948 (Des Presses de Louis Desmet-Verteneuil Brussels)
    23. OTRACO - 1935-1960 - 25th anniversary
    24. Thirty years of the Culture Cotonnière au Congo belge 1918-1948 Compagnie Cotonnière Congolaise (Des Presses H. Wellens and W. Godenne)
    25. Les sociétés commerciales belges et le régime économique et fiscal de l’Etat Indépendant du Congo  - J. Plas, Victor Pourbaix - Digitalized by Bibliolife, Carleston SC 29413
    26. Association pour la valorisation des archives d’entreprises - Asbl - Inventory of the Archives of the Congo Company for Trade and Industry groups and Katanga Company (1887-1984)
    27. wikipedia.org - Transport in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    28. National Roundtable on the Study of Hydroelectric Development at the Inga Site - Final Report - Kinshasa 30-31 March 2006 (page 6).
    29. Association pour la valorisation des archives d’entreprises  - Asbl - Empain Group Archives
    30. Congo Bulletin officiel du Congo, digitized version by the Royal Academy of Overseas Sciences Kaowarson.
    31. Les merveilles du Congo belge
    32. L'héritage des Banoko - Pierre Van Bost
    33. Act (s) of the Belgian Monitor, publication digitized by the ASBL Instituut voor Financiële Archeologie in abbreviated form IFA and made available for consultation by Data.be
    34. Report 1950 of Banque Belge d'Afrique



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