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The AICPA Codes of Professional Conduct collection includes the following:

1. The ET (ethics) sections from the Professional Standards from 1974 through 2005
2. The BL (by-laws) sections of the Professional Standards from 1974 through 2005
3. Separately published pamphlets of the Code from 1917 through 1997
4. The By-laws as they are included with the Code in the separately issued pamphlets (1917-1997).
5. Commentaries on the Code by A. P. Richardson, John L. Carey, and John L. Carey and William O. Doherty




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AICPA Professional Standards (1974-2007):

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of June 1, 2007 

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of June 1, 2006 

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of June 1, 2005 

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of June 1, 2004

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of June 1, 2003

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of June 1, 2002

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of June 1, 2001

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of June 1, 2000

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of April 1, 1999

Code Of Professional Conduct As Of June 1, 1998

Bylaws As Of June 1, 1998

Code Of Professional Conduct As Of June 1, 1997

Bylaws As Of June 1, 1997

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of June 1, 1996

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of June 1, 1995

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of June 1, 1994

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of June 1, 1993

Code Of Professional Conduct And Bylaws As Of June 1, 1992

Code Of Conduct; Bylaws, As Of June 1, 1991

Code Of Conduct; Bylaws, As Of June 1, 1990 

Code Of Conduct; Bylaws, As Of October 1, 1989 

Code Of Conduct; Bylaws, As Of June 1, 1988 

Ethics; Bylaws, As Of June 1, 1987

Ethics; Bylaws, As Of June 1, 1986 

Ethics; Bylaws, As Of June 1, 1985

Ethics; Bylaws, As Of June 1, 1984

Ethics; Bylaws, As Of June 1, 1983

Ethics; Bylaws, As Of June 1, 1982

Ethics; Bylaws; Quality Control, As Of June 1, 1981

Ethics; Bylaws; Quality Control, As Of July 1, 1979 

Ethics; Bylaws; Quality Control, As Of July 1, 1978

Ethics; Bylaws, As Of July 1, 1976 

Ethics; Bylaws, As Of September 1, 1975

Ethics; Bylaws, As Of September 1, 1974

Issued as pamphlets (1917-1997)

Code Of Professional Conduct And Implementing Resolutions, October 28, 1997

Code Of Professional Conduct As Amended January 14, 1992 [1996]

Code Of Professional Conduct As Amended January 14, 1992 [1994]

Code Of Professional Conduct As Amended January 14, 1992 

Code Of Professional Conduct As Amended May 20, 1991 

Code Of Professional Conduct As Adopted January 12, 1988

Concepts Of Professional Ethics [1985]

Concepts Of Professional Ethics [1984] 

Bylaws And Implementing Resolutions Of Council As Amended May 10, 1983 

Bylaws And Implementing Resolutions Of Council As Amended October 15, 1981

Rules Of Conduct As Amended March 31, 1978

Code Of Professional Ethics, May 1, 1977 Edition

Code Of Professional Ethics; March 1, 1976 Edition

Code Of Professional Ethics, Effective March 1, 1973; March 1975 Edition

Bylaws As Amended February 1, 1974

Code Of Professional Ethics, Effective March 1, 1973; March 1974 Edition 

Code Of Professional Ethics, Effective March 1, 1973 [1972]

Restatement Of The Code Of Professional Conduct [1972]

Summaries Of Ethics Rulings [1970] 

Code Of Professional Ethics As Amended December 30, 1969, And Interpretative Opinions [1970]

Code Of Professional Ethics As Amended March 4, 1965 [1967]; Bylaws as amended March 20, 1967

Code Of Professional Ethics & Numbered Opinions [1965]

By-Laws; Code of professional ethics; Numbered opinions, Objectives [1965] 

By-Laws; Code of professional ethics; Numbered opinions; Objectives [1964]

By-Laws; Rules Of Professional Conduct; Numbered Opinions; Objectives, 1961

By-Laws; Rules Of Professional Conduct; Numbered Opinions, 1960

By-Laws; Rules Of Professional Conduct; Numbered Opinions, 1959

By-Laws; Code of professional conduct; Numbered opinions [1958]

By-Laws; Rules Of Professional Conduct 1956 

By-Laws; Rules Of Professional Conduct 1954

By-Laws; Rules Of Professional Conduct 1952 

By-Laws; Rules Of Professional Conduct, As Amended By Vote Of The Membership December 19, 1950

By-Laws And Rules Of Professional Conduct 1948 

By-Laws And Rules Of Professional Conduct 1945

By-Laws And Rules Of Professional Conduct 1944 

By-Laws And Rules Of Professional Conduct, 1943

By-Laws And Rules Of Professional Conduct, 1942

By-Laws And Rules Of Professional Conduct, 1940 

By-Laws And Rules Of Professional Conduct, 1938-1939

By-Laws And Rules Of Professional Conduct, 1931-1932

Rules Of Professional Conduct : Approved Prior To September 30, 1919

Rules Of Professional Conduct : Approved By The Council April 9, 1917

Commentaries on the Code

Richardson, A. P. Ethics of a Profession. New York: American Institute Accountants, 1931.

Carey, John L. Professional Ethics of Public Accounting. New York: American Institute of Accountants, 1946.

Carey, John L. Professional Ethics of Certified Public Accountants. New York: American Institute of Accountants, 1956.

Carey, John L. & William O. Doherty. Ethical Standards of the Accounting Profession. New York: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1966.

Accounting Historians Journal
(Full-text, searchable)
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Accounting Historians Notebook
(Full-text, searchable)
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AICPA Codes of Professional Conduct
(Full-text, searchable)
AICPA Exposure Drafts
(Full-text, searchable)
AICPA Exposure Draft
McMickle Collection – Bibliographic citations only
Accounting Pamphlets - Full-Text-Limited Collection
(Full text, searchable, approximately 600 pamphlets)
Luca Pacioli
Pamphlets – Bibliographic Citations Only (approximately 33,000 citations)
See also Main UM catalog for citations to many other pamphlets
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Photographs and Illustrations
(For additional portraits, search under subject “Portraits”)
AACPA Annual Banquet 1910 - Aster Hotel


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