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Guide to the Accountants Club of America Records
1906, 1927, 1973-2017
 MS 3065

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Collection processed by Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 02, 2018
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Annual Booklets Listing Officers, Governors, Advisors and Members
1989, 1995, 2001, 2009
Box: 1 Folder : 2-10 Minutes of the Meetings of the Board of Governors and Advisory Board (8 folders)
1985-2005, 2007, 2010
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Prominent Past Events

Scope and Contents

Publicity flyers for events with featured speakers, such as sports figures Marvin Powell and Marty Glickman, authors Bryan Burroughs and James B. Stewart, international figures Leopoldo Villar Borda and Bryan Cassidy, TV/radio personalities John Gambling and Garrick Utley, political figures Geraldine Ferraro and Rick Lazio, business/financial figures Alan Greenberg and Richard Parsons, and others. Also, the invitation/program for the 80th anniversary reception (2007).

1984-2004, 2007, 2017
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Founding Documents: Public Accountants Club (originals)

Scope and Contents

Holds four letters from George Wilkinson and Francis How in connection with the formation of the Public Accountants Club, a predecessor to the ACA; an early, heavily marked-up draft of a constitution and by-laws; a later draft of same; and an application for membership for Thomas Cullen Roberts (possibly the first member other than the founders). All documents in this folder are originals, dating to 1906.

1906
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Founding Documents. Public Accountants Club (photocopies)

Scope and Contents

Holds photocopies of most of the 1906 documents found in the preceding folder, plus a couple of letters not found in the original.

1906
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Certificate of Incorporation of Accountants Foundation, Inc. (photocopy)

Scope and Contents

Holds a late 20th century photocopy of the 1927-28 certificate and the consent from the New York State Education Department.

1927-1928
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Organizational Documents: Accountants Club of America

Scope and Contents

Holds photocopies of two filings with New York State: a certificate of type of not-for-profit corporation and a certificate of amendment of the certificate of incorporation. Holds copies of ACA's by-laws, revised as of 20 April 1960, 29 September 1970, and 25 September 1997.

1960-1997
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Organizational Documents: Accountants Forum Inc.

Scope and Contents

Holds photocopies of filings with New York State related to the incorporation of Accountants Forum in 1973, including by-laws and certificate of incorporation. Also includes another photocopy of the 1927-28 filing by Accountants Foundation (identical to the copy above; transmitted by outside counsel in 1992).

1973
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Historical Sketches

Scope and Contents

Holda four brief histories of the club, two reproductions of images of early meeting places, and a photocopy of the 1933 newsletter "Work Sheet" with organizational status notes.

1933, circa 1987-2007