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.


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Completed by: Jennifer Kahn Mandell, April, 1996


Reformatted by: Arjun Sabharwal, May 2010         





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

1944 Northwest Ohio Chapter, Public Accountants Society of Ohio was chartered.

1953 25th PASO convention held in Toledo.

1977 49th PASO convention held in Toledo.

1982 54th PASO convention held in Perrysburg.

1988 60th PASO convention held in Toledo.

1993 Public Accountant’s Society of Ohio and all local affiliates disband. The reason was unification of the accounting profession.


Box - Folder Inventory

Box                           Folder

1                               1           Charter, rosters, organizational history
                                 2           Financial records
                                 3           Records of 1988 PASO convention at Toledo
                                 4           Other PASO convention programs
                                 5           By-laws, constitution
                                 6           Correspondence

2                               1          “The Ohio Public Accountant”, PASO professional journal
                                 2          PASO newsletter
                                 3          National Society of Public Accountants newsletters,             
                                             constitution and by-laws, publications


Note: This entire collection is located in Range 4





Last Updated: 6/27/22