Don't know if this is possible, but I need to procure the history for a bunch of files I am removing from the vault.
That would be a nice enhancement, but no, you cannot do this today without a SQL report or the API.
Login to the customer portal and select knowledge base. If you search '.crp', you will find a query that will do what you are looking for. Download the file and that load it into report generator.
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