Suzanne N. Cory

Publication Date

Spring 1990


The public accounting profession in the United States has its roots in Great Britain. Chartered accountants from England and Scotland came to this country to account for the capital coming into the States from the Old World [Stevens, 1981, p. 3]. Hence, a history of women in accounting in the United States would be expected to have many parallels with a history of women in accounting in Great Britain.



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