THE PARTNERS MEET AT LAKE PLACID
The partners of Haskins & Sells held their annual
meeting on September 16-18, 1963 at the Lake
Placid Club, 50 miles south of the Canadian border
in the Adirondack Mountains. In attendance were
215 active and 36 advisory H&S partners, as well
as 16 partners of Deloitte, Plender, Haskins & Sells
from Britain, Canada, Japan, and South America,
who attended as guests.
Each year these meetings serve to reassert the essential
nature of the Firm as a genuine professional
For weeks in advance Miss Alice Schluter prepares for the
partnership. Coming together as they do from 31
states and the District of Columbia, the partners exchange
views, compare experiences, and seek each
other's advice as partners do in smaller firms.
Though they sometimes speak of absent partners
as having been left behind "to mind the store," in
practice only illness or the most urgent business prevents
partners from attending. This year only 19
With long years of experience, the advisory part-
Most of the partners journeyed from New York to Lake Placid
and back by special train starting from Grand Central Station.