Andrew Barr, Jr. Papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Subject Terms

Detailed Description

University of Illinois

Yale

Securities and Exchange Commission

Accountancy Papers

Yale-Related Books

Pamphlets

Fraternal Organizations

Honorary L.L.D., University of Illinois

Philanthropy

Personal and Biographical

Plaques, Medals, and Awards

Oversize



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Collection Overview

Title: Andrew Barr, Jr. Papers, 1912-95Add to your cart.

ID: 26/20/58

Primary Creator: Barr, Andrew

Extent: 5.5 cubic feet

Arrangement: By subject and chronological thereunder

Subjects: Accountancy, Accounting, Army Reserve, Auditing, Cavalry, McKesson and Robbins Drug Company, Military Training, Reserve Officers Training Corps, Securities and Exchange Commission, World War II - Military Operations, Yale University

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers of Andrew Barr, Jr. '23, M.S. '24 including history of Troop G Illini, letters, containing materials and issues of The Trooper; bulletins of the 317th Cavalry, 65th Cavalry Division of Chicago (1924-25); history (1926), officers photographs (1932, 1940) and memoranda (1938-40) of the 316th Calvary of New England; and scrapbook of newspaper clippings on the 3rd Armored Division action in Belgium and Germany (1945).  Also includes correspondence and manuscripts relating to accountancy teaching at Yale University (1926-39); Barr's comments on the auditing procedure regarding the McKesson and Robbins case (1939); SEC reports on the McKesson and Robbins case, and reports of other agencies on accounting and auditing.  Also included are transcripts of interviews of SEC Chief accountants (1988), written contributions of Selected Accounting Practitioners--Andrew Barr, and a collection of accounting books, pamphlets, and maganize articles.  Personal items include a large collection of awards and certificates, photographs, diaries (1924-26, 1938-40), account books, appointment books, address books, and financial records.  A file on Barr's honorary LL.D. degree and philanthropic support of the University are also included.

Subject/Index Terms

Accountancy
Accounting
Army Reserve
Auditing
Cavalry
McKesson and Robbins Drug Company
Military Training
Reserve Officers Training Corps
Securities and Exchange Commission
World War II - Military Operations
Yale University


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[Series 1: University of Illinois, 1919-24],
[Series 2: Yale, 1926-40, 1971-91],
[Series 3: Securities and Exchange Commission, 1936-92],
[Series 4: Accountancy Papers, 1937-92],
[Series 5: Yale-Related Books],
[Series 6: Pamphlets],
[Series 7: Fraternal Organizations],
[Series 8: Honorary L.L.D., University of Illinois, 1990],
[Series 9: Philanthropy, 1976-95],
[Series 10: Personal and Biographical],
[Series 11: Plaques, Medals, and Awards],
[Series 12: Oversize],
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Series 3: Securities and Exchange Commission, 1936-92Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: S.E.C. application, appointment materials and correspondence, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 2: McKesson and Robbins SEC application, 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Second Annual Report of the Securities and Exchange Commission, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 4: S.E.C., Personnel Actions--Rank and Pay, 1939-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 5: S.E.C., McKesson and Robbins, Testimony of Expert Witnesses Washington, September 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 6: S.E.C., McKesson and Robbins, Report on Investigation Washington, December 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 7: A. Barr's Comments on Price, Waterhouse and Co. Brief in S.E.C. Hearing on McKesson and Robbins Case, Reauditing Procedures, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 8: S.E.C., promotion to Assistant Chief Accountant for Division of Corporate Finance, 1949Add to your cart.
letters of congratulation
Folder 9: S.E.C., personal correspondence and photos saved by M. Glorious, secretary, while Barr held office of Chief Accountant, 1957-71Add to your cart.
Folder 10: S.E.C. Photos, 1957-71Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Clippings Book, Special Study of Securities Markets, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Public Policy Implications of Investment Company Growth ) and transmittal from Manuel Cohen, S.E.C.--Washington, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 13: S.E.C. Distinguished Service Award Program and Photo, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Memento to each member of the Special Study of the Securities Market, with supplement, 1963Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Report of the Securities and Exchange Commission on the Public Policy Implications of Investment Company Growth, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Hearings before the Subcommittee on Commerce and Finance: Part 2, Study of the Securities Industry, with statement by A. Barr pp 1024-31., 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Journal of Accountancy, AICPA Centennial Issue "Accounting leader" and McKesson & Robbins article, May 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 4: S.E.C. Chief Accountants, RoundtableFeb. - Dec. 1988 Interviews (3 folders),, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 5: McKesson & Robbins article for Journal of Accountancy, Irving Galpeer, 1980-87Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Association of S.E.C. Alumni, Application and membership list, 1992Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: University of Illinois, 1919-24],
[Series 2: Yale, 1926-40, 1971-91],
[Series 3: Securities and Exchange Commission, 1936-92],
[Series 4: Accountancy Papers, 1937-92],
[Series 5: Yale-Related Books],
[Series 6: Pamphlets],
[Series 7: Fraternal Organizations],
[Series 8: Honorary L.L.D., University of Illinois, 1990],
[Series 9: Philanthropy, 1976-95],
[Series 10: Personal and Biographical],
[Series 11: Plaques, Medals, and Awards],
[Series 12: Oversize],
[All]

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