The paper reasserts the importance of biographical research in accounting history by reference to Stephen Zeff's book on Henry Rand Hatfield. It illustrates that depth studies of individual actors offers compelling insights to the history of accounting theory, practices and institutions. Biography also has the capacity to reveal insights which have a bearing on modern day issues.
"Henry Rand Hatfield and accounting biography,"
Accounting Historians Journal: Vol. 29
, Article 6.
Available at: https://egrove.olemiss.edu/aah_journal/vol29/iss2/6