Andrew Barr, Jr. Papers, 1912-95
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Brief Description: 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.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 26/20/58
Created by: Barr, Andrew
Volume: 5.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 11/1/1984; 11/3/1986; 8/1993
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Arrangement: By subject and chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Army Reserve
McKesson and Robbins Drug Company
Military Training
Reserve Officers Training Corps
Securities and Exchange Commission
World War II - Military Operations
Yale University
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]