The Ward M. Canaday Center

for Special Collections

The University of Toledo

Finding Aid

Public Accountant’s Society Of Ohio

Northwest Ohio Chapter, 1944-1993


Size: 2/3 lin. ft.

Provenance:   The Northwest Ohio Chapter of the Public Accountant’s Society of Ohio, through past president, Sally Yeager, donated its records to the Ward M. Canaday Center in 1994.


Access: Open

Collection Summary: Collection contains materials related to the organizational history of the local chapter, the 60th annual PASO convention, continuing education programs, meeting minutes, correspondence, membership rosters, and financial records. Also included are records of the PASO state organization and of the National Association of Public Accountants.


Subjects: Business and Commerce

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Processing Note: 


Copyright: The literary rights to this collection are assumed to rest with the person(s) responsible for the production of the particular items within the collection, or with their heirs or assigns.  Researchers bear full legal responsibility for the acquisition to publish from any part of said collection per Title 17, United States Code.  The Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections may reserve the right to intervene as intermediary at its own discretion.


Completed by: Jennifer Kahn Mandell, April, 1996


Reformatted by: Arjun Sabharwal, May 2010; last updated: June 2014     





The Northwest Ohio Chapter of the Public Accountant’s Society of Ohio (PASO) was chartered on April 8, 1944, by six area accountants.


The organization sponsored local seminars, held monthly meetings, and was the hosts for several PASO state conventions.


The extensive, orderly records of the 1988 Toledo hosted PASO convention would be of use to any organization planning such an event.


There are no restrictions on access to, or use of, this collection.


Scope and Content


The collection is arranged in four series.


Series one: Organizational history and leadership overview, chapter sponsored continuing education records, meeting minutes, correspondence, rosters, and financial records.


Series two: Documents the 60th annual PASO state convention, which was held in Toledo and hosted by the local PASO chapter. This record is a primer in convention planning for any smaller organization including logos, programs, advertising, planning committees and their functions and structures, budgets, media coverage, and any related correspondence.


Series three: PASO state records including administrative policies, constitution and by-laws, code of ethics for the public accounting profession, journals and newsletters published by PASO.


Series four:  National Association of Public Accountants. Constitution and by-laws, newsletters and pamphlets concerning issues relevant to the practice of public accounting.


Organizational History



Northwest Ohio Chapter, Public Accountants Society of Ohio was chartered.


25th PASO convention held in Toledo.


49th PASO convention held in Toledo.


54th PASO convention held in Perrysburg.


60th PASO convention held in Toledo.


Public Accountant’s Society of Ohio and all local affiliates disband. The reason was unification of the accounting profession.

Folder List







Charter, rosters, organizational history


Financial records


Records of 1988 PASO convention at Toledo


Other PASO convention programs


By-laws, constitution





“The Ohio Public Accountant”, PASO professional journal


PASO newsletter


National Society of Public Accountants newsletters,

constitution and by-laws, publications