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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


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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 5: Yale-Related BooksAdd to your cart.
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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.

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],
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