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Accounting Standards Committee Archive

Date range: 1952-1990.

Papers of the Accounting Standards Committee of the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB). The ASC was established in 1976 to develop a system of definitive standards for financial reporting and accounting, following the accounting scandals of the late 1960s and early 1970s. The ASC was superseded by the Accounting Standards Board in 1990.

Material includes agendas and agenda papers, minutes, correspondence, memoranda, press releases, press cuttings, government and other reports, draft and published copies of standards, offprints and copies of articles and extracts from books. The collection also contains the papers of the ASC's predecessor body, the Accounting Standards Steering Committee (ASSC).

See also the Auditing Practices Committee Archive.

Finding aids

Catalogue available online via ELGAR.

Location

Main Library

Using the reading room in the Main Library

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