Acquisition Number: 97-4-21

Date Finding Aid Created: November 2001

Title: Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Audit Reports, 1903-1997

Inclusive Dates: 1903-1997. The bulk of the items are 1949-1984.

Creator: Financial Operations
Record Group: Financial Operations

Series: Audit Reports

Extent: 1 linear foot, 2 boxes
Edinboro University Archives
Baron- Forness Library
Edinboro University
Edinboro, Pa 16444


These audit reports were presented to the state to ensure that the college is using proper accouting methods and tracking its money responsibly. There is normally criticism by the auditors to which the school must respond. These are usually included.
Acquisition Information: This material was transfered to University Archives by Richard Morley, who was the Vice-President for Financial Operations and Administration on April 21, 1977.

Preferred Citation:
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Audit Reports, 1903-1997
Edinboro University Archives

Access Restriction: This collection is available to researchers in the archives.

Copyright: Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Alternative Format: None.

Scope and Content Notes:
These Audit Report files contain reports done by independent auditors on the finances of the college. Also included are responses to the criticisms. The bulk of materials is 1949-1984.

Organization of Collection:

1. Financial Operations
A. Audit Reports

Series Description:

Audit Reports

This series contains audit reports for Edinboro University submitted to the Office of the Auditor General. There are audit reports from 1967-1979. Also, the series contains letters and documents related to the audit reports. These letters and documents ranged 1903; 1949-1984.

In general, the audit reports have the same content. The reports present the results from the financial and compliance tests of the institution’s operations for a year. Each report shows a statement of allocations, expenditures (receipts) and balances for the given year. Additionally, the reports include other financial statements, findings and recommendations.

Throughout this series, there are various letters and documents pertaining to the audit reports. A majority of these letters and documents include letters requesting the audit reports and documents from Edinboro’s President discussing/answering the recommendations (found within the auditors report) 1952-1974, 1980,1983. Also, there is a letter from First National Bank regarding Edinboro’s bank balance of 1962. The Superintendent of Public Instruction, David H. Kurtzman, wrote letters to President McNerney regarding the 1968 audit report. Robert Casey, the auditor general, corresponded to Edinboro officials as well.

Controlled Access Terms:
Auditor’s reports—Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Contents List:

Shelf 115 
Box FO Audit 1
Extra Audit Report Copies Year Ending June 30, 1971
Audit Report June 30, 1972&1973
Audit Report Years Ended June, 30, 1975-78
Audit June 30, 1975-June 30, 1978 
Audit Report 1974
Audit Report 1972 & 1973
Audit Report 1971
Audit Report 1968
Audit Report 1955
Audit Reports To Inc. 1971

Shelf 115 
Box FO Audit 2
Audit Reports 1971-74
Audit For Year Ended June 30, 1974, 1976