Hausdorfer, Walter, 1898-1970

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Walter Hausdorfer began his library career as a student assistant in the Sullivan Library, Temple Univ. In 1925 he became the Assistant Librarian. After obtaining his library degree at Columbia, Hausdorfer directed the Columbia School of Business Library for 16 years. Between 1946 and 1963 Hausdorfer served as head librarian at Temple Univ. In 1986 Hausdorfer's life work, Accounting bibliography, was finally published.

From the description of Papers, 1912-1969. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 145567009

Walter Hausdorfer was born April 30, 1898 in Indianapolis, and in 1921 he enrolled at Temple University to pursue a degree in German literature. Hausdorfer enrolled in the first class of the Columbia University Library School in 1927 and in 1930 received an M.S. in library service from Columbia. For the next sixteen years Hausdorfer served as head of the Columbia School of Business Library. Hausdorfer also served as President of the Special Library Association between 1944 and 1945.

In 1946 Hausdorfer returned to Temple as head librarian and in 1950 he established the Harry C. Cochran History of Business Collection, focusing on examples of business and accounting practices throughout European and American history. By 1962 Hausdorfer completed his bibliographic manuscript on the history of accounting, which was finally published in 1986, sixteen years after his death.

From the description of Accounting history: a bibliography: manuscript, 1962. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122445009

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter. Agreement for British venture to Guinea, 1643 December 8. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter, 1898-1970. English Enclosure Lease, 1690, November 5. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820. British Trade with West Indies, Document, 1801 December 15. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Lockhart, William, Sir, 1621-1676. Equipment Accounts for English Ambassador to France, 1675 November 27 and May 15. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter, 1898-1970. Accounting history: a bibliography: manuscript, 1962. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf dalle Vanna, Biagio Dicino. Account book, 1466-1524. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter. The problem of selecting books and periodicals in zoology. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Hamilton, John. Settlement of pre-Revolution Debts of American Merchants, Letter, 1792,21 July. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Noy, William, 1577-1634. Papers, 1634. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter, 1898-1970. English Court Decision, Document, 1674, November 16. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Severn and Wye Railway and Canal Company. Stock certificate, 1814 December 31. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter, 1898-1970. English Mercantile Doctrine, Manuscript, 1686. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Clayton family. Financial records, 1742-1807. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Chiarini, Georgio di Lorenzo. Questo e ellibro che tracta di marcantie et usanze di Paesi, Codex, 1481. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter. Scottish Apprentice Indenture, 1795 December 16. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter, 1898-1970. Papers, 1912-1969. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804. Order on First Bank of United States, Letter, 1794,May 16. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf James I, King of England, 1566-1625. Japanese Diplomacy, Facsimile, 1611, January 10. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Gresham, Thomas, Sir, 1519?-1579. Deed, 1568,January 6. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf John, Duke of Burgundy, 1371-1419. English-Flemish Trade Documents, 1405, October 8. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter. British West Indies Revenues-Disbursement, Abstract, 1664 April 25. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter, 1898-1970. English Land Indenture, 1674, February 12. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Simpson, Richard, the Younger. English Deed and Quit Claim, 1624, February 21. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Bridges, George. English will, 1665, October 18. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter, 1898-1970. Italian Treatise on Business Associations, Codex, [14--]. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter, 1898-1970. English Land Transaction, Indenture, 1649, November 2. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter, 1898-1970. English Land Lease, 1692, January 8. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Torellis, Magdalena Della. Italian Legal Agreement, Letter, 1487, August 12. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Brooke, John, Sir, 17th century. Receipt for Annuity on Land, 1627, December 17. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter, 1898-1970. Florentine Insurance Claims Regulations, Manuscripts, 1529. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter. England/Austria Commercial Treaty Paper, [not before 1784]. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter. German Deed, Indenture, 1437. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Abercromby, Ralph, Sir, 1734-1801. Accounts of British Commander, French West Indies, Reports, 1793-1796. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Fortescue, John, Sir, 1531?-1607. Order of the Exchequer, 1602 April 30. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hausdorfer, Walter. English Commissioners Report Regarding Union of England and Scotland, 1717 June 1. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
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associatedWith Abercromby, Ralph, Sir, 1734-1801. person
associatedWith Bridges, George. person
associatedWith Brooke, John, Sir, 17th century. person
associatedWith Chiarini, Georgio di Lorenzo. person
associatedWith Clayton family. family
associatedWith dalle Vanna, Biagio Dicino. person
associatedWith Fortescue, John, Sir, 1531?-1607. person
associatedWith George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820. person
associatedWith Gresham, Thomas, Sir, 1519?-1579. person
associatedWith Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804. person
associatedWith Hamilton, John. person
associatedWith Hausdorfer, Abigail Fisher. person
associatedWith Hausdorfer, Paul. person
associatedWith Hausdorfer, Richard. person
associatedWith James I, King of England, 1566-1625. person
associatedWith John, Duke of Burgundy, 1371-1419. person
associatedWith Lockhart, William, Sir, 1621-1676. person
associatedWith Noy, William, 1577-1634. person
associatedWith Severn and Wye Railway and Canal Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Simpson, Richard, the Younger. person
associatedWith Torellis, Magdalena Della. person
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South America
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Europe
Subject
Language and languages--Origin
Library buildings
Library administration
Economic history
Alphabet
Accounting--Bibliography
Accounting--Study and teaching
Rare books
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Birth 1898

Death 1970

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