Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1929-1944 (2)--Original Data, 1939-1969. Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Data For 1938-1947: Survey Of Current Business, May 1953; Data For 1947-1960: U.S. Bureau Of The Census, "Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, And Orders: 1947-1963 Revised, " Series M3-1; For 1961-June 1968: Bureau Of The Census, "Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, And Orders: 1961-1968, " Series M3-1.1; For July 1968-1969: Current Industrial Reports, Census Series M3-1, Monthly, Same Name
This NBER data series m05104b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 5 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter05.html.
NBER Indicator: m05104b
National Bureau of Economic Research, Manufacturers' Inventories, Total for United States [M0504BUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0504BUSM144NNBR, November 18, 2017.