The 'Fisher School of Accounting Oral History Collection' includes interviews with seven individuals associated with the Fisher School of Accounting in the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business. Interviewees include the the school's Dean and professors of finance and accounting. Alfred Warrington is among those interviewed. Frederick E. Fisher endowed the school in 1985. His interview is included in the Florida Business Leaders Collection.
Topics include the curriculum, faculty, ethics, separating School of Accounting from the College of Business, quality of students, relationships with accounting firms, Fred Fisher, Al Warrington, UF Foundation, among other subjects.
The 'Fisher School of Accounting Oral History Collection' is part of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program is an affiliated program of the University of Florida's Department of History. Its collections include approximately 4,000 interviews and more than 85,000 pages of transcribed material, making it the largest oral history archive in the South and one of the major collections in the country. The transcribed interviews are available for use by research scholars, students, journalists, genealogists, and other interested groups. Researchers have used our oral history material for theses, dissertations, articles, and books.
Digitization of the collection has been funded in part by the generous donation of Caleb and Michele Grimes.