Andrew Barr, Jr. :

An Inventory of the Andrew Barr, Jr. Papers at the University of Illinois Archives.

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Andrew Barr, Jr.
Title: Andrew Barr Jr. Papers
Dates: 1919-95
Abstract: Papers of Andrew Barr Jr. '23, M.S. '24 including materials relating to his attendance at the University of Illinois, World War II, accountancy, and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Volume: 5.5 cubic feet.
Record Series Number:26/20/58

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Papers of Andrew Barr Jr. '23, M.S. '24 including history of Troop G Illini, letters, taining 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 Germay (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 reprots 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.


By subject and chronological thereunder

Subject Terms

The subject headings used by the University of Illinois Archives were developed by University of Illinois Archivist Maynard Brichford and University Archivist Bill Maher. They are specific to this institution
Army Reserve
McKesson and Robbins Drug Company
Reserve Officers Training Corps
Securities and Exchange Commission
Yale University
Military Training
World War II - Military Operations

Related Material

Third Armored Division Association Records, 26/20/76; Haynes Dugan Papers, 26/20/176

Detailed Description/Box and Folder Listing

University of Illinois, 1919-24. Box 1 - 1

Yale, 1926-40, 1971-91. Box 1 - 1

Securities and Exchange Commission, 1936-92. Box 2 - 3

Accountancy Papers, 1937-92. Box 4 - 4

Accountancy Books and Publications. Box 5 - 5

Military Unit Records, 1923-45. Box 6 - 6

Military Documents and Correspondence, 1923-1993. Box 7 - 7

Military Books. Box 8 - 8

Yale-Related Books. Box 8 - 8

Pamphlets. Box 8 - 8

Fraternal Organizations. Box 9 - 9

Honorary L.L.D., University of Illinois, 1990 . Box 9 - 9

Philanthropy, 1976-95. Box 10 - 10

Personal and Biographical. Box 11 - 12

Plaques, Medals, and Awards. Box 13 - 13

Oversize. Box 106F - 106F