1960 - Meredith Publishing Company purchases Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc. and Duell, Sloan and Pearce
1948 - D. Appleton-Century acquires F.S. Crofts & Co. early in 1948 to form Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc.
1933 - The Century Company merges with D. Appleton & Co. to form the D. Appleton-Century Co.
Appleton-Century-Crofts Formed in New Merger, PW, Dec. 20, 1947, at 2681-2683.