The Global Financial Database is a collection of financial and economic data provided in ASCII or Excel format. There are 20,000 historical or current data series which may be downloaded directly from the web site. Global coverage includes stocks, bonds, treasury bills, interest rates, commodity prices, CPI, GDP, exchange rates, indexes, population and more.
To access the database, click on the red LOGIN link located closer to the top of the page. In the next page, select "Login Anonymously" for library access.
Guide for finding historical US stock prices using Global Financial Data.