Charles Lamb (1775-1834), English author, who became famous for his informal, personal essays and literary criticism, is presented here in his vocational role as accounting clerk. Lambs long years of experience in and out of Londons counting-houses...
Accounting -- Study and teaching;Account books -- History
This early address by Sprague, who is acknowledged as a telling influence among pre-classical American accounting practitioners and thinkers, previews the insight and sophistication which is set forth in his famous Philosophy of Accounts.
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.
The purpose of this paper is to provide a short history of the economic conditions which have led to the development and expansion of pension plans. Accounting for the cost of pension plans is also considered from a historical perspective.
Nonprofit organizations -- Accounting -- Standards -- United States;Finance, public -- Accounting -- Standards -- United States
This article presents a condensed history of significant post 1900 developments in nonbusiness financial accounting practices and standards, and highlights some of the major issues in the recent increase in interest and activity in nonbusiness...
Accounting Historians Journal;Authorship -- Style manuals;English language -- Rhetoric
Reading and assessing a large number of manuscripts, essays, papers and dissertations over a considerable number of years, I have formed a few notions of what I regard as their desirable and undesirable features. These I offer here in the hope that...
Pacioli, Luca, ca. 1445-1517;Pacioli, Luca, ca. 1445-1517 -- Portraits;Portraits -- Pacioli, Luca, ca. 1445-1517
This article, first delivered as a paper at the 1980 World Congress of Accounting Historians in London,1 presents the results of three decades of the author's research in pursuit of a true image of Luca Pacioli. Portraits, sculptures, and sketches...
States' rights (American politics); Southern States -- Identity; Parties;
Albert, from home, writing to his friend detailing his social life and longing for youthful happiness. Also discusses State's Right, Southern identity and concern over the possibility of the North pushing the troops back to Grenada.