Here is a collection of notes from Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway, Wesco’s annual meetings, individual articles and books on them.

Speeches and writings by Warren Buffett

Letters to Shareholders

1/99

Berkshire Hathaway Owner’s Manual

1977-present

Letters to Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders

1969-1976 (except 1970)

Letters to Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders

Fortune Articles

10/26/03

America’s Growing Trade Deficit Is Selling the Nation Out From Under Us

3/3/03

Berkshire Hathaway and Junk Bonds

3/3/03

Buffett on Investing in Stocks Today

3/3/03

Warren Buffett: What Worries Me

12/10/01

Warren Buffett on the Stock Market

02/01

The Value Machine

11/22/99

Mr. Buffett on the Stock Market

7/20/98

The Bill & Warren Show

4/3/95

Yes, You Can Beat the Market

1990

And Now a Look at the Old One

4/11/88

The Inside Story of Warren Buffett

9/29/86

Should You Leave It All to the Children?

4/14/86

Smart Money on the Sidelines

12/26/83

Can You Beat the Stock Market?

8/22/83

Letters from Chairman Buffett

5/77

How Inflation Swindles the Equity Investor

4/66

The Jones Nobody Keeps Up With

Other Letters/Articles/Emails

8/97

Email Exchange With Microsoft’s Jeff Raikes

11/91

Letter to Salomon Employees

12/7/87

Letter to John Dingell: Early Fears About Index Futures

1984

The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville

Talks With Students

Spring 2005

Talk With Tuck MBA Students

1/05

Talk With Vanderbilt MBA Students

1/25/05

Notes from Student from Visit With Buffett

11/12/04

Talk With Wharton MBA Students

10/10/03

Talk With Wharton MBA Students

10/03

Speech and Q&A at Oquirrah Institute

4/03

Talk with Harvard MBA students
(article 1) (article 2)

5/9/02

Talk With Columbia MBA Students

Fall 2001

Interview with Nebraska Business Magazine

10/15/98

Talk with University of Florida MBA students (transcript) (streaming video)

10/10/94

Lecture at the University of Nebraska

1991

Three Lectures at Notre Dame

Books about Buffett

2008

Buy American. I Am.

2008

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Schroeder

2004

Of Permanent Value: The Story of Warren Buffett by Andrew Kilpatrick

1996

Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist by Roger Lowenstein

Buffett’s Book Recommendations (most recent at the top)

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham (Buffett calls this “my favorite book on investing”)

Bull! by Maggie Mahar

The Smartest Guys in the Room by Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind

In an Uncertain World by Bob Rubin

The Warren Buffett CEO: Secrets of the Berkshire Hathaway Managers by Robert Miles

Personal History by Katherine Graham


Speeches and writings by Charlie Munger

Letters to Shareholders and Other Writings

2009

How We Can Restore Confidence

2001

The Great Financial Scandal of 2003

1997-present

Letters to Wesco Shareholders

5/30/89

Resignation letter from the U.S. League of Savings Institutions

Speeches

Dueling Views of Reform (article in the San Francisco Chronicle about Munger’s comments at Stanford Law School Directors College)

10/3/03

Academic Economics: Strengths and Faults After Considering Interdisciplinary Needs (my column about this speech is Munger Goes Mental, 6/4/04)

8/21/02

Munger on Human Misjudgments

1994

A Lesson on Elementary, Worldly Wisdom as it Relates to Investment Management & Business (lecture at USC business school)

On Philanthropy

11/10/00

Talk of Charles T. Munger to Breakfast Meeting of the Philanthropy Round Table

3/99

Master’s Class: Berkshire Hathaway’s vice chairman shreds the conventional wisdom on foundation investing

10/14/98

The Investment Practices of Charitable Foundations

Other

3/03

The Munger Network of Mental Models (paper by Rich Rockwood)

Books About Munger

2009

How We Can Restore Confidence by Charles T. Munger

2008

Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger by Peter Bevelin

2008

Poor Charlie’s Almanack edited by Peter D. Kaufman

2003

Damn Right: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger by Janet Lowe

2003

Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger by Peter Bevelin

Munger’s Book Recommendations (most recent at the top)

Deep Simplicity by John Gribbin

F.I.A.S.C.O.: The Inside Story of a Wall Street Trader by Frank Partnoy

Ice Age by John & Mary Gribbin

How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe’s Poorest Nation Created Our World and Everything in It by Arthur Herman

Models of My Life by Herb Simon

A Matter of Degrees by Gino Segre

Andrew Carnegie by Joseph Frazier Wall

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

The Third Chimpanzee by Jared Diamond

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Living Within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Population Taboos by Garrett Hardin

The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow

The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor by David S. Landes

The Warren Buffett Portfolio by Robert Hagstrom

Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters by Matt Ridley

Getting It Done: How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge by Roger Fisher and Alan Sharp

Three Scientists and Their Gods by Robert Wright

Only the Paranoid Survive by Andy Grove


1998-2008 – Columns and transcripts of Berkshire and Wesco annual meetings

Berkshire Hathaway Meeting Notes

2008 Meeting

5/3/08

2008 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting Notes

2007 Meeting

5/5/07

Whitney Tilson’s 2007 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting Notes

2006 Meeting

Whitney Tilson’s 2006 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting Notes

2005 Meeting

4/30/05

Notes from 2005 Annual Meeting

2004 Meeting

5/3/04

Column on 2004 Annual Meeting: Buffett’s Wit and Wisdom

5/1/04

Notes from 2004 Annual Meeting

2003 Meeting

5/5/03

Column on 2003 Annual Meeting: Report from Berkshire’s Meeting

5/3/03

Notes from 2003 Annual Meeting

2002 Meeting

5/8/02

Column on 2002 Annual Meeting: Highlights from Berkshire’s Meeting

5/4/02

Notes from 2002 Annual Meeting

2001 Meeting

4/30/01

Column on 2001 Annual Meeting: Best of Berkshire’s Annual Meeting

4/28/01

Notes from 2001 Annual Meeting

2000 Meeting

5/1/00

Column on 2000 Annual Meeting: Notes from the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

Wesco Meeting Notes

2008 Meeting

5/07/08

2008 Wesco Annual Meeting Notes

2007 Meeting

5/09/07

Whitney Tilson’s 2007 Wesco Annual Meeting Notes

2006 Meeting

5/11/06

Whitney Tilson’s 2006 Wesco Annual Meeting Notes

2005 Meeting

5/4/05

Notes from 2005 Annual Meeting

2004 Meeting

5/7/04

Column on 2004 Annual Meeting: Charlie Munger In Rare Form

5/5/04

Notes from 2004 Annual Meeting

2003 Meeting

5/9/03

Column on 2003 Annual Meeting: Charlie Munger’s Worldly Wisdom

5/7/03

Notes from 2003 Annual Meeting

2002 Meeting

5/15/02

Column on 2002 Annual Meeting: The Best of Charlie Munger

5/3/02

Notes from 2002 Annual Meeting

2001 Meeting

5/8/01

Column on 2001 Annual Meeting: Charlie Munger Holds Court

5/2/01

Notes from 2001 Annual Meeting

5/2/01

The Great Investment Scandal of 2003 (also, entire handout from the meeting)

2000 Meeting

5/15/00

Column on 2000 Annual Meeting: Charlie Munger Speaks

5/00

Other people’s notes from the 2000 Annual Meeting, posted here and here.

1999 Meeting

5/99

Other people’s notes from the 1999 Annual Meeting, posted here and here.

1998 Meeting

5/98

Other people’s notes from the 1998 Annual Meeting, posted here and here.


6/4/04 – Munger Goes Mental


1/23/04 – Buffettesque Superinvestors


8/21/02 – Munger on Human Misjudgments


5/29/02 – Berkshire’s Unusual Security


11/27/01 – Buffett on the Stock Market


10/30/01 – Buffett’s Wise Words on Investing


3/13/01 – Buffett’s Annual Letter


Various dates – 10 additional articles on Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway and Wesco

Berkshire Hathaway/Wesco

9/5/00

Explaining Berkshire’s Losses

4/3/00

Should Warren Buffett Call It Quits?

3/27/00

A Look at Berkshire’s MidAmerican Energy Acquisition

3/20/00

Warren Buffett’s Capital Allocation

3/6/00

Why Won’t Buffett Invest in Tech