Books distributed for the Accounting Hall of Fame


Profiles of Fifty Members
Thomas J. Burns and Edward N. Coffman

“This book provides biographical data about 50 leading American and foreign accountants who have been most instrumental in developing the profession to its present eminence. The professional profiles included are of those who have been elected to the Accounting Hall of Fame. This collection of biographies serves to recognize these leaders for their accounting accomplishments. But far beyond that, this reference book about accounting pioneers symbolizes all who have struggled to create our profession.” —from the introduction

 



$12.50 paper 978-1-8833-5605-7
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Samuel J. Broad: A Collection of His Writings, Volume 1, Thomas J. Burns Series in Accounting History
Edward N. Coffman and Daniel L. Jensen, eds.

“Mr. Broad’s works are arranged in nine groups of related articles: (1) development and application of accounting principles, (2) developments in auditing procedures, (3) relationship between industrial and independent accountants, (4) inventories: verification and valuation, (5) auditing standards, (6) World War II and the accounting profession, (7) the role of the accounting profession, (8) accounting for changes in economic conditions, and (9) evolution of accounting and auditing. With a few exceptions, each group presents work from a different segment of Mr. Broad’s career. Further, the groups are presented in an order that preserves their approximate chronology as the best means of tracing the development of his thinking and philosoph.” —from the introduction

$39.95 cloth 978-1-8833-5600-2
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T. Coleman Andrews: A Collection of His Writings, Vol. 2, Thomas J. Burns Series in Accounting History
Edward N. Coffman and Daniel L. Jensen, eds.

“Mr. Andrews’ works are arranged in seven groups of related articles: (1) accounting and auditing practice, (2) state and local government accounting reforms, (3) federal government accounting reforms: the general accounting office, (4) federal government accounting reforms: the Hoover commission, (5) professional leadership: the American Institute of Accountants, (6) administration of the internal revenue service, and (7) political and personal philosophies.” —from the introduction

$39.95 cloth 978-1-8833-5602-6
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James L. Peirce: A Collection of His Writings, Vol. 3, Thomas J. Burns Series in Accounting History
Edward N. Coffman and Daniel L. Jensen, eds.

“Mr. Peirce’s works are arranged in three groups of related articles: (1) controllership and the control process, (2) budges: principles of human relationship, and (3) emergence of the financial executive. The groups are presented in an order that preserves their approximate chronology as the best means of tracing the development of his thinking and philosophy.” —from the introduction

$21.95 cloth 978-1-8833-5603-3
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Philip J. Defliese: A Collection of His Writings, Vol. 4, Thomas J. Burns Series in Accounting History
Edward N. Coffman and Daniel L. Jensen, eds.

“Mr. Defliese’s works are arranged in nine groups of related articles: (1) the practice of public accounting at Coopers & Lybrand, (2) audit procedures and auditors’ responsibilities, (3) public utility accounting, (4) standard setting: the Accounting Principles Board and beyond, (5) accounting for leases, (6) fundamental accounting concepts and objectives, (7) accoutning for changing prices, (8) accounting for income taxes, and (9) the role of the accounting profession. Most of these groups include writings spanning a decade or more, evidencing Mr. Defliese’s long-term interest in the topics he addressed.” —from the introduction

$37.50 cloth 978-1-8833-5604-0
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Marquis G. Eaton: A Collection of His Writings, Vol. 5, Thomas J. Burns Series in Accounting History
Edward N. Coffman and Daniel L. Jensen, eds.


$37.50 cloth 978-1-8833-5606-4
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