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In Memoriam: Dr. Alfred Robert Roberts, Academy Co-Founder; Dr. Alfred Robert Roberts, Academy Co-Founder, Mark Roberts Apr 2007

In Memoriam: Dr. Alfred Robert Roberts, Academy Co-Founder; Dr. Alfred Robert Roberts, Academy Co-Founder, Mark Roberts

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Al Roberts was born in Paterson, NJ, on April 20, 1929 and died on May 6, 2007 at the age of 77. He joined the U.S. Army and served in Korea, Germany, and Denmark. He married Susan Curtis on August 31, 1952, in Heidelberg, Germany. They were married for 54 years. They served as short-term missionaries in the Belgian Congo from 1962 until 1964. He obtained a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, and taught at the University of Missouri in Columbia and later at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Dr. Roberts was a key member …


In Memory Of Al Roberts, Richard G.J. Vangermeersch, Gary John Previts Apr 2007

In Memory Of Al Roberts, Richard G.J. Vangermeersch, Gary John Previts

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Life Membership Awarded To Al Roberts, Academy Of Accounting Historians Oct 1995

Life Membership Awarded To Al Roberts, Academy Of Accounting Historians

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Dr. Alfred R. Roberts was awarded life membership in the Academy of Accounting Historians in recognition of his many years of service and contributions to the Academy. The award and recognition of Al was made during the dedication ceremony of the Academy's new Administrative Office at the Garner Center in the Culverhouse School of Accounting at the University of Alabama. Dr. Dale Flesher, of the University of Mississippi and a past president and trustee of the Academy, made the presentation to Al. Al also received a bound volume of letters of congratulations and appreciation from his friends and colleagues. Of …


Talk About Members; Announcing Workshop: Accounting History As Social Science: National Meeting Of The American Accounting Association; Roberts Tired Again; Special Thanks To Robert Gibson; Sad Note; Siegel Edits Monograph, Academy Of Accounting Historians Apr 1995

Talk About Members; Announcing Workshop: Accounting History As Social Science: National Meeting Of The American Accounting Association; Roberts Tired Again; Special Thanks To Robert Gibson; Sad Note; Siegel Edits Monograph, Academy Of Accounting Historians

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Tax History Research Center Dedicated With Conference; Scenes From Tax History Center, Academy Of Accounting Historians Mar 1989

Tax History Research Center Dedicated With Conference; Scenes From Tax History Center, Academy Of Accounting Historians

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A ribbon cutting ceremony and a tax history conference were recently held to celebrate the opening of the Tax History Research Center at the University of Mississippi. The Center is a joint project of the Ole Miss School of Accountancy and the Academy of Accounting Historians.


Sydney World Congress Highly Successful; Scenes From Sydney, Academy Of Accounting Historians Oct 1988

Sydney World Congress Highly Successful; Scenes From Sydney, Academy Of Accounting Historians

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Over 130 accounting academics from 14 countries gathered in Sydney, Australia this past August to convene the Fifth World Congress of Accounting Historians. The United States, Australia, Japan and Italy sent the largest delegations. Other countries with representatives included Great Britain, New Zealand, Finland, Spain, Canada, Norway, Hungary, Sweden, Poland and China. Most delegates found the Congress quite inspirational, perhaps because of the presence of such luminaries as Sydney's own Ray Chambers and Murray Wells and individuals of similar stature from other nations. Professor Chambers attended every session and his encouragement of younger scholars was appreciated by all in attendance. …


Al Roberts Steps Down As Secretary, Academy Of Accounting Historians Oct 1988

Al Roberts Steps Down As Secretary, Academy Of Accounting Historians

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Accounting History Research Center Report 1987/88, Elliott L. Slocum, Alfred Robert Roberts Oct 1988

Accounting History Research Center Report 1987/88, Elliott L. Slocum, Alfred Robert Roberts

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During most of 1987 there was little activity in the AHRC due to Norman's condition. In September 1987 President Vangermeersch appointed Elliott L. Slocum to complete Norman's term as a Trustee. He then appointed Elliott Slocum and Al Roberts as Co-Directors of the Accounting History Research Center.


Minutes Of Annual Business Meeting [1986], Alfred Robert Roberts Oct 1986

Minutes Of Annual Business Meeting [1986], Alfred Robert Roberts

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Pisa Conference Is Major Success, Academy Of Accounting Historians Oct 1984

Pisa Conference Is Major Success, Academy Of Accounting Historians

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