Paton, William Andrew, 1889-1991;May, George Oliver, 1875-1961
A recollection of the author's contacts with his friend George Oliver May. These personal insights provide an added dimension to the previous article, "May and Paton: Two Giants Revisited," authored by Henry Francis Stabler and Norman X. Dressel.
Railroads -- Valuation -- United States;Depreciation
In June 1907, the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) released new reporting rules that would require railroads to change from betterment to depreciation accounting for equipment. The new rules set off a firestorm of protest because the railroads...
Tax accounting -- United States -- History;Tax consultants -- United States -- History
The paper presents an historical summary of the major issues and events which led to the development of the practice of taxation by accountants in the United States. This development was marked by tremendous conflict between the legal and...
Harrison, Pat, 1881-1941; United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century; United States. Congress. Senate.; New Deal, 1933-1939; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Taxation -- United States -- History -- 20th century;
To Hon. Pat Harrison, more power to him! Cordially and Sincerely. C.K. Berryman, May 1938.
Inheritance and succession; Assets (Accounting); Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877);
In this letter Roxana discusses family business matters; she responds to the family's question regarding how much she spent on Lucy's doctors and burial; division of assets; their ""Mother""(step-mother Sarah); mentions how the South was not...