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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


Box and Folder Listing


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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],
[All]

Series 1: University of Illinois, 1919-24Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Scabbard and Blade, 1923Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Scholarships, 1919, 1923Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Beta Gamma Sigma, 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 4: CPA Examination papers, 1923-24Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Clippings from Illio, 1923Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Photo of Barr's accounting professors, 1950Add to your cart.
Series 2: Yale, 1926-40, 1971-91Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Appointments, correspondence, paper on installment sales under income tax, 1926-29Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Appointments, correspondence, clippings, playscript, Beta Gamma Sigma, 1930-33Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Appointments, correspondence, March 1936 Law School Banquet Program1934-36Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Yale Law School exams and correspondence with William O. Douglas, 1934-36Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Yale Japan Trip, guidebooks and diary of Trip, 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Accounting in a Liberal Arts Curriculum, American Association of University Instructors in Accounting, 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Appointments, correspondence, programs, SEC William O. Douglas congratulation letter on appointment to Supreme Court, 1937-39Add to your cart.
Folder 8: correspondence, pamphlets, financial campaign mailings, photos, 1940-41, 1971-91Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Bulletin of Yale University, 1937-38 (2 vols.), 1938-39 (1 vol.)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: The Fellows of Branford College, 1933-43Add to your cart.
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.
Series 4: Accountancy Papers, 1937-92Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, correspondence, 1937, 1974-76, 1987-89Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Kenneth J. Wharaman Legal Case, subpoena, notes, correspondence, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 3: University of Illinois Visiting Professorship, course notes, spring 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Commission on Auditor's Responsibilities, publications, 1975, 1977-78Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Commission on Auditors' Responsibilities, correspondence and discussion notes, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Working paper on Accounting Historian Frederic G. Gamble, May, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Professional Expense Vouchers, 1986-91Add to your cart.
Folder 8: District of Columbia Institute of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship Contest, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 9: American Institute of CPAs, "Andrew Barr Award," correspondence, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Government Accountants Journal, "Andy Barr, Superstar", by John Cooley, 1991-92Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Accountancy Correspondence, 1988-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence, Professional Organizations, 1966-92Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Membership Directories, 1993Add to your cart.
Series 5: Yale-Related BooksAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Stokes, Roy Eliot Andy at Yale or The Great Quadrangle Mystery, 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 2: The Connecticut Guide, 1935Add to your cart.
Series 6: PamphletsAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Spanish Riding School of ViennaAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Scots GuardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: The Black WatchAdd to your cart.
(Scots Bagpipe brochure)
Folder 4: Preliminary Prospectus: The War in VietnamAdd to your cart.
(satire of a stock offering)
Series 7: Fraternal OrganizationsAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: University Club, 1990-95Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Urbana Exchange Club, 1992-1995Add to your cart.
Series 8: Honorary L.L.D., University of Illinois, 1990Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Party photographs, 13 May 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Degree, May 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Commencement File, May 1990Add to your cart.
Series 9: Philanthropy, 1976-95Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: University of Illinois Library and Library Friends, 1976, 1979, 1985-93Add to your cart.
Folder 2: University of Illinois Foundation: College of Medicine, Accountancy Scholars, Commerce, 1984-93Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Books sent to or purchased for University of Illinois Library, correspondence, 1982-93Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Third Armored Division Archives, 1982-95Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Military Organizations, 1982-93Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Charities, 1991-93Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Political Contributions, 1992-95Add to your cart.
Series 10: Personal and BiographicalAdd to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Personal and family photos, most with no datesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: McBeath Family TreeAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Barr Biographical SketchesAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Phi Gamma Delta Educational Foundation Medal, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Awards and Honors, correspondence, 1960-84Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Awards Scrapbook, 1955-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Personal Correspondence, 1991-93Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Certificates and Honors, 1912-93Add to your cart.
Oversize items marked with an asterisk are stored in oversize case in Room 107 F; mounted Plaques are listed below under Box 13
Item 1: Securities and Exchange Commission Distinguished Service Award and medal, 1967Add to your cart.
Item 2: *Securities and Exchange Commission chain of command, July 1964Add to your cart.
Item 3: *Diploma of Honor, January 26, 1912Add to your cart.
Item 4: *Admission to High School, Urbana, IL, June 15, 1915Add to your cart.
Item 5: *High School Diploma, June 6, 1919Add to your cart.
Item 6: *B.S. Diploma, University of Illinois, June 11, 1923Add to your cart.
Item 7: Final Honors Certificate, June 11, 1923Add to your cart.
Item 8: *R.O.T.C. commission as Major, June 11, 1923Add to your cart.
Item 9: Second Lieutenant, U.S. army appointment, June 23, 1923Add to your cart.
Item 10: Illinois Society of CPAs Certificate of Membership, July 7, 1924Add to your cart.
Item 11: Brevet Captain, Illinois National Guard commission, January 8, 1924Add to your cart.
Item 12: *C.P.A. Certificate, April 18, 1924Add to your cart.
Item 13: *American Society of C.P.A.'s Certificate of Membership, April 18, 1924Add to your cart.
Item 14: *M.S. Diploma, University of Illinois, June 9, 1924Add to your cart.
Item 15: First Lieutenant, Cavalry, Commission, December 12, 1925Add to your cart.
Item 16: *Illinois Society of C.P.A.'s Certificate of Membership, October 11, /27Add to your cart.
Item 17: Invitation to join Phi Gamma Delta, Yale UniversityAdd to your cart.
Item 18: Captain of Cavalry Commission, Feb. 18, 1930Add to your cart.
Item 19: *Phi Gamma Delta Membership Certificate, April 24, 1930Add to your cart.
Item 20: *Connecticut Society of C.P.A.'s Certificate of Membership, March 1, 1935Add to your cart.
Item 21: Phi Kappa Phi, University of Illinois Chapter, Certificate of Membership, March 30, 1936Add to your cart.
Item 22: *American Institute of Accountants Certificate of Membership, October 13, 1936Add to your cart.
Item 23: Major, Cavalry Commission, October 22, 1938Add to your cart.
Item 24: *Command and General Staff School, Graduation Certificate, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, February 14, 1942Add to your cart.
Item 25: Command and General Staff School, Special Course Graduation Certificate, February 14, 1942Add to your cart.
Item 26: *Act of Military Surrender, Rheims France, May 7, 1945Add to your cart.
Item 27: *French Legion of Honor Certificate, 1945Add to your cart.
Item 28: Colonel, Cavalry Commission, March 14, 1946Add to your cart.
Item 29: *National Association of Cost Accountants Certificate of Membership, April 1, 1948Add to your cart.
Item 30: Federal Government Accountants Association Membership, September 14, 1950Add to your cart.
Item 31: *Reserve Colonel Commission, October 14, 1952Add to your cart.
Item 32: *District of Columbia Institute of Certified Public Accountants Certificate of Membership, October 9, 1953Add to your cart.
Item 33: SEC Performance Rating Committee Appointment, May 26, 1955Add to your cart.
Item 34: SEC Ten Years Meritorious Service, September 1955Add to your cart.
Item 35: *National Civil Service League Career Service Award, December 2, 1955Add to your cart.
Item 36: *Appointment, Chief Accountant of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Nomember 11, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 37: *Inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower, Invitation, January 1, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 38: SEC Twenty Years Meritorious Service, October 8, 1958Add to your cart.
Item 39: *Federal Government Accountants Association, Distinguished Leadership Award, May 20, 1961Add to your cart.
Item 40: *United States Armed Forces Certificate of Retirement, June 1, 1961Add to your cart.
Item 41: New York University Graduate School Certificate of Appreciation, March 23, 1963Add to your cart.
Item 42: Ohio State University Accounting Hall of Fame Induction Certificate, May 16, 1963Add to your cart.
Item 43: Securities and Exchange Commission Twenty-Five Year Award, October 17, 1963Add to your cart.
Item 44: *Alpha Kappa Psi Honorary Membership, April 11, 1964Add to your cart.
Item 45: *American Institute of C.P.A.'s Gold Medal Award, October 1964Add to your cart.
Item 46: Report and photos of above awards ceremonyAdd to your cart.
Item 47: *Certificate for Lecturer at Center for International Education and Research in Accounting, May 8, 1964Add to your cart.
Item 48: Accounting Club of University of Wyoming, Certificate of Appreciation, May 3, 1967Add to your cart.
Item 49: *Federal Government Accountants Association, Robert W. King Memorial Award, June 20, 1968Add to your cart.
Item 50: University of Missouri-Columbia "Professor for a Day," April 30, 1970Add to your cart.
Item 51: *Illinois Society of C.P.A.'s Honorary Membership Certificate, May 27, 1970Add to your cart.
Item 52: Whiterocks Recreation Association Certificate of Membership, December 9, 1970Add to your cart.
Item 53: *American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Tribute, February 10, 1972Add to your cart.
Item 54: Federal Government Accountants Association Certificate of Appreciation, April 25, 1972Add to your cart.
Item 55: *United States Armor Association, 50 year Certificate, April 75Add to your cart.
Item 56: Center for International Education and Research in Accounting, University of Illinois, Certificate of Recognition, May 2, 1975Add to your cart.
Item 57: American Institute of CPAs Honorary Membership Award, 1976Add to your cart.
Item 58: Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois, Certificate of Appreciation, 1977Add to your cart.
Item 59: University Club of Washington DC, Certificate of Emeritus Membership, September 1, 1977Add to your cart.
Item 60: University of Illinois President's Council Life Membership, 1979Add to your cart.
Item 61: *United States Armor Association, Lifetime Membership Certificate, ca. 1979Add to your cart.
Item 62: Center for International Education and Research in Accounting, University of Illinois, Certificate of Recognition, April 11, 1980Add to your cart.
Item 63: Ronald Reagan Inaugural Envelope, January 20, 1981Add to your cart.
Item 64: American Society of Women Accountants, Certificate of Membership, October 8, 1984Add to your cart.
Item 65: The George Washington University, Honorary Doctor of Business Administration, May 5, 1985Add to your cart.
Item 66: Association of Government Accountants Citation of Support of Chapter Activities, March 6, 1986Add to your cart.
Item 67: Reserve Officers Association, 65 Year Award, December 92Add to your cart.
Item 68: University of Illinois Foundation, 1993Add to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Diaries, October 1924 to 2 January 1926Add to your cart.
Item 1: 1926Add to your cart.
Item 2: July to 31 December 1938Add to your cart.
Item 3: 1939Add to your cart.
Item 4: 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Personal Account/Budget BooksAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Journal, September 1924 to 31 December 1936Add to your cart.
Item 1: General Ledgers (2 volumes), 1924-1962Add to your cart.
Item 3: Journal, January 1937 to 31 December 1940Add to your cart.
Item 4: Journal, 1941 to 1951Add to your cart.
Item 5: Journal, 1980 to 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Annual Appointment Books, 1973 to 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Address BookAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Identification CardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Passports, 1964-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Financial Papers: Living Will, Illinois Tax Returns, Bank Accounts, Insurance, Social Security 1926 Expense AccountsAdd to your cart.
Series 11: Plaques, Medals, and AwardsAdd to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
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.
Series 12: OversizeAdd to your cart.
Box 106FAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: PhotosAdd to your cart.
Item 1: House on lakeAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Troop D. R.O.T.C, Camp Custer, MIAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Third Armored Division Association Reunion, July 21, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 4: Assembly Hall, March 4, 1984Add to your cart.
Item 5: Memorial Stadium, October 29, 1983Add to your cart.
Item 6: Third Armored Division Association Archives Plaque, September 4, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Oversize Certificates and Awards (See Box 11 above for description and list.)Add 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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