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 11: Plaques, Medals, and AwardsAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: National Association of Accountants, Award of Merit, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Federal Government Accountants Association, National President, 1953-54Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Securities and Exchange Commission, TributeAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Speaker, Twenty-Third Annual Conference of Accountants, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 5: University of Illinois President's Club MemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Louisiana State University, Dept. of Accounting Appreciation Award for Outstanding Service, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 7: University of Illinois College of Medicine Special Recognition Award, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Bar Association of the State of Kansas, Certificate of Appreciation, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 9: University Club of Washington, commemorative plaque for long-time membership, 1989.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Federal Government Accountants Association Robert W. King Award, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Practicing Law Association, in appreciation of dedicated service leading to a better educated and informed Bar and Bench.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Legion of Merit, Legionnaire medalAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Legion d'Honneur Chevalier PinsAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Award of the President of the United States for Distinguished Federal Civilan Service, medalAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Ville de Mons medal, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Third Armored Division shoulder braidsAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Securities and Exchange paperweight for thirty years of meritorious service.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Andrew Barr Recognition Dinner guest book, April 25, 1972.Add to your cart.

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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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