Collection number: UA 12/2/1
Size: 7 boxes (2.18 cu.ft.)
About James O. Horrigan
James Horrigan earned a B.S. C. degree from Notre Dame in 1952. From the University of Chicago, he received an MBA in 1958 and PhD in Business in 1967. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War.
Horrigan led a distinguished career as a Professor of Accounting and Finance. He taught at Notre Dame from 1956 to 1966, and then at the University of New Hampshire for 30 years until his retirement in 1996. He also served visiting professor positions at the Amos Tuck School of business at Dartmouth College in 1971, the University of Kent in Canterbury, England in 1972, Stanford University in 1982, and Northeastern University in 1987. He published numerous articles beginning with his dissertation “An Evaluation of Financial Ratio Analysis” in 1967, and ending with a historical perspective of Accounting for the Luca Pacioli Quincentennial Celebration in Sanselpolcro, Italy in 1994.
He was a longtime resident of Durham, New Hampshire and a dedicated volunteer. He served as state representative for Durham, Lee and Madbury from 1975 to 1978 and Chairman of the Democrats, Portsmouth Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Portsmouth Conservation Commission. He was also on the Restoration Advisory Board for the Kittery Naval Shipyard from 2001 to 2008.
About the James O. Horrigan Papers
This collection contains the three-ring binders he compiled and used during his teaching career. The contents were removed from the binders, but original order is maintained. It also contains his subject files concerning his activities as a state rep and concerned citizen.
This collection is open.
Copyright is retained by the authors of these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
[Identification of item], James O. Horrigan Papers, 1957-2009, UA 12/2/1, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Donated by Timothy Horrigan and Katherine Horrigan, Oct. 23, 2013
Series I: Professional materials, , 1956-1995
|Box 1, Folder 1||Introduction/Historical materials|
|Box 1, Folder 2||Postulates; Conceptual materials (1)|
|Box 1, Folder 3||Postulates; Conceptual materials (2)|
|Box 1, Folder 4||Utility; Institutional|
|Box 1, Folder 5||Utility; Conceptual|
|Box 2, Folder 1||Rations Rec. and Used; Lists|
|Box 2, Folder 2||Bibliography; Source lists|
|Box 2, Folder 3||1963||Correspondence; misc|
|Box 2, Folder 4||1955||Brown's, History of Financial Ratios (dissertation)|
|Box 2, Folder 5||May 26-28, 1966||Papers presented at Empirical Research In Accounting Conference|
|Box 3, Folder 1||1956||Teaching materials: University of Chicago|
|Box 3, Folder 2||Teaching materials|
|Box 3, Folder 3||Fall 1958||Teaching materials|
|Box 3, Folder 4||Winter 1959||Teaching materials|
|Box 4, Folder 1||Spring 1959||Teaching materials|
|Box 4, Folder 2||Fall 1959||Teaching materials|
|Box 4, Folder 3||1965-1995||Articles by J. Horrigan|
|Box 4, Folder 4||Dec. 3-4, 1977||Proceedings New England Business And Economic Development Conference|
|Box 4, Folder 4||1961-1965||Directories: Notre Dame|
|Box 4, Folder 5||1971-1972||Pictorial Directory: Dartmouth|
|Box 4, Folder 6||1981-1982||Directories: Stanford Univ., Faculty and Faculty Wives|
Series II: Subject files, 2001-2009
These boxes contain the files kept by Horrigan during his years living in Portsmouth. They include files on the Portsmouth Democrats, Portsmouth City Council issues, newspaper clipping, letters to the editors and Op-Ed pieces written by Horrigan.