Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr., Subject File, 1840-1942


Summary Information
Title: Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr., Subject File
Inclusive Dates: 1840-1942

Creator:
  • McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1859-1936
Call Number: McCormick Mss 2C

Quantity: 55.0 c.f. (138 archives boxes and 1 package)

Repository:
Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Abstract:
Papers consisting of correspondence, speeches, articles, maps, telegrams, newspaper clippings, financial statements, accounts, and receipts, reports, and bulletins relating to the business and personal interests of Chicago industrialist Cyrus McCormick, Jr. The papers concern McCormick family activities and estates, the International Harvester Company, United States-Russian relations, and organizations and investments involving McCormick. Included are materials on the Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund and its financing of open air schools; minutes and other records from McCormick family conferences; information on the estates of Harriet Hammond McCormick and Nettie Fowler McCormick, and on the affairs of Stanley R. McCormick; correspondence, reports, and minutes of the McCormick Theological Seminary; correspondence and records on Princeton University and the Young Men's Christian Association; information on Russia in general and on the 1917 Root Commission; and records of many financial investments, especially the Beaver Cove Lumber and Pulp Company, Ltd., a major investment in the timber industry on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Language: English

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Scope and Content Note

This material covers the same subjects as McCormick Mss 1C (“Correspondence”) but is arranged by headings for subjects and forms of material. A large group of Clippings is filed under “C” and thereunder by topics; a second group of Clippings can be found at the end of the other materials (in Box 128-134), also filed thereunder by topics.

Administrative/Restriction Information
Processing Information

Processed by Lata Mayer and later by Bill Paul and his assistants.


Contents List
Box   1
Cable, Jerome B. (Estate), 1897-1903
Clippings:
Box   2
American Diplomatic Mission to Russia, 1917
Box   2
American National Red Cross, 1916-1917
Box   2
Blaine, Emmons, 1892
Box   2
Cambon, M. Jules (Fr. Ambassador), 1901
Box   3
Chicago's First Families, 1933
Box   3
Chicago Grand Opera, 1915-1918
Box   3
Child Labor, 1915
Box   3
Deering, Wm., 1913
Box   3
French Commission to Chicago, 1917
Box   3
Grand Jury, 1897
Box   3
Henning, John C. vs. Funk, Clarence S., 1911-1912
Box   3
Hubbard, Mrs. Dyer, 1931
International Harvester Co.
Box   4
Prices, 1907
Box   4
Kansas, 1908
Box   4
Stock, 1908
Box   4
Germany, 1911
U.S. vs. International Harvester Co.
Box   4
1911-1913
Box   4
Anti Trust Clippings, 1909-1910
Box   5
1914
Box   5
Report of L. Conant, Jr., Commissioner of Corporations, 1912-1913
Box   5
Organization, 1913
Box   5
Miscellaneous, 1913-1920
Box   5
Strike, 1916
Box   6
Miscellaneous, 1928, 1930, 1931-1936
Box   6
Legge, Alexander (Farm Board), 1931
Lorimer Trial
Box   6-8
1911
Box   9
1911-1912
Box   10
1912
Box   10
McCormick, Cyrus H., 1909, 1930, 1936
Box   10
McCormick, Cyrus H., Jr., 1910-1936
Box   10
McCormick, Mrs. Cyrus H. ,1918
Box   11
McCormick, Cyrus, III, 1914, 1916, 1931
Box   11
McCormick, Edith Rockefeller, 1912, 1923-1924
Box   11
McCormick, Elizabeth, 1911-1912, 1920
Box   11
McCormick Family, 1906-1920, 1932-1936
Box   11
McCormick, Fowler, 1925
McCormick, Harold F.
Box   12
1914-1928
Box   13
1926, 1933-1934
Box   13
McCormick, Mathilde, 1921-1924
Box   14
McCormick, Muriel, 1921-1926
Box   14
McCormick, Nettie F., 1915-1917
Box   14
McCormick, Price, 1900
Box   14
McCormick, Col. R. R., 1934
Box   14
McCormick, Stanley R., 1909, 1928-1932
Box   14
McCormick Theological Seminary, 1915-1920
Box   14
McCormick Trust Suit, 1925
Box   15
National Association of Manufacturers, 1913
Box   15
Orpet Trial, 1916
Box   15
Political, 1914-1917
Box   15
Princeton, 1931
Box   15
Reaper Centennial, 1931
Box   16
Reciprocity, 1907
Russian - U.S. Relations
Box   16
1915-1919
Box   17
1919-1922
Box   18
1920-1935
Box   19
Serbian Relief, 1915
Box   19
“Short Selling”, 1932
Box   19
Stone, Rev. John Timothy, 1909
Box   19
Strikes, 1903
Box   19
Taxes, 1907
Box   19
Trusts, 1911, 1913, 1918
Box   20
Unemployment, 1931
Box   20
“When Chicago Was Young”, 1930-1935
Wilson, Woodrow
Box   20
1902, 1912, 1913
Box   21
1912-1916
Box   22
1913-1918
Box   23
1918
Box   23
YMCA, 1908, 1910, 1915-1921
Miscellaneous
Box   24
ca. 1915-1930
Box   25
ca. 1915-1938
Box   26
Columbian Exposition (Chicago) 1890-1892
Box   27
Condolences re: death of Cyrus H. McCormick, Jr., 1936-1937(Vol. 1)
Box   27
Davis, Edward Parker, Poems
Box   28
Hoagland, John R., 1898-1901
Box   28
Hutchinson, William T., 1926-1930
International Harvester
Consolidation
Box   29
1879-1907
Box   30
1893-1908
Box   31
1902-1917
Box   32
1903
Box   33
1903-1920
Correspondence
Box   34
B-E
Box   35
L-M
Box   36
N-O
Box   37
O-R
Box   38
S-W
Box   38A
Miscellaneous
Welfare
Box   39
1901-1904
Box   40
1904-1905
Box   41
1904-1907
Box   42
1904-1910
Investments
Box   43
A-Ba
Box   44-54
Beaver Cove Project
Package   1
Beaver Cove Project [continued]
Box   55
Br-Ca
Box   56
Ch-De
Box   57
D-I
Box   58
J-N
Box   59
N-T
Box   60
T-Y
Box   60A
McCormick employees and dealers, 1931
McCormick Family Affairs
Lake Forest
Box   61
1882-1894
Box   62
1895-1896
Box   63
1896-1899
Box   64
McCormick, Cyrus H., 1928-1932
Box   64
McCormick, Cyrus H., Jr. (will), 1902
Box   64
McCormick, Cyrus, III
McCormick, Elizabeth
Box   65-66
Death, 1905
Memorial Fund-Open Air Schools
Box   67
1908-1924
Box   68
1915-1935
Box   69
Miscellaneous
Box   69
“Open Air Schools” Department of Interior Bulletin 1917 (Vol. 2)
McCormick Family Conferences
Box   70
Organization and work of “The Three” and Conference Dockets, 1905-1936
Box   71
Minutes and memoranda, 1919-1935
Notes
Box   72
1911-1931 (Vol. 3)
Box   72
1932 (Vol. 4)
Box   73-75
McCormick Family: Miscellaneous
Box   75
McCormick, Harold, Correspondence, 1916-1918
Box   76-78
McCormick, Harriet Hammond: Estate
Box   79-83
McCormick, Nettie Fowler: Estate
McCormick, Stanley R. (business, personal, legal)
Box   84
1874-1910
Box   85
1901-1926
Box   86
1906-1911
Box   87
1907-1910
Box   88
1907-1929
Box   89
1926-1928
Box   90
1927-1930
Box   91
1927-1931
Box   92
1928-1929
Box   93
1928-1930
Box   94
1928-1931
Box   95
1929-1931
Box   96
1930-1934
Box   97
1932-1936
Box   97
Extracts from Diary of Cyrus H. McCormick, Jr., referring to Stanley McCormick, 1874-1906 (Vol. 5)
Box   97
Financial Statements Covering Trusteeship of Cyrus Bentley, ca. 1909-1926 (Vol. 6)
Box   98
McCormick, Stanley R. Special Legal File, 1928-1931
Scope and Content Note: Containing Briefs and Printed Judicial Decisions Regarding Conflict Between Katharine McCormick and Harold McCormick, Cyrus H. McCormick, Jr., and Anita McCormick Blaine, over Estate of Stanley R. McCormick
McCormick Theological Seminary
Box   99
Annual Meeting of the Alumni Assn., 1932 April 28
Box   99
Minutes of Executive Committee, 1891-1905
Box   99
Faculty Reports to Board of Directors, 1897-1908
Board of Directors
Annual Meetings
Box   99
1886-1928
Box   100
1928-1929, 1932
Minutes of Annual Meetings
Box   100
1894-1920
Box   101
1931-1936
Box   101
Annual Reports, 1897-1913
Board of Trustees
Box   101
Treasurers Reports, 1892-1913
Box   102
Meetings, 1891-1899
Box   102
Annual Reports, 1892-1926
Box   103
General Correspondence, 1888-1894
Miscellaneous
Box   103
1891-1895
Box   104
1886-1928
Box   105
1928-1929, n.d.
Box   106
Treas. Annual Report, 1915-1928 (Vol. 7-20)
Letterpress Copy Book
Box   106
Presbyterian Theological Seminary of the Northwest, Correspondence, 1884 Feb. 7 - 1887 May 12 (Vol. 21)
McCormick Theological Seminary
Box   106
Correspondence, 1887 May 11 - 1893 April 25 (Vol. 22)
Box   107
Correspondence and Minutes, 1896 May 6 - 1897 June 15 (Vol. 23)
Box   107
Minutes, 1898 May 4 - 1902 March 4 (Vol. 24)
Box   107
Correspondence, 1898 Dec. 20 - 1909 May 28 (Vol. 25)
Box   108-109
McCormick Theological Seminary: Record of Theological Dispute, 1868-1869
Box   110
McCormick, William S.: Testimony in “Extension Case” of 1848
Princeton, Correspondence re: “Class of 1879” and General Correspondence
Box   110
1885-1892
Box   111
1893-1896
Box   112
Reaper Sales in Europe, [McCormick Harvesting Machine Company] Correspondence, 1887-1888
Box   113-114
Russia - Special Diplomatic Mission (Root Commission), ca. 1917-1918
Box   115-118
Russia (General), ca. 1917-1924
Box   119-120
Speeches and Articles - Cyrus H. McCormick, Jr.
Box   120A
Speeches and Articles - Cyrus McCormick III
Box   120A
Stickney Estate
Box   120A
World Exposition - Paris, 1900
YMCA
Correspondence
Box   121
1888-1894, n.d.
Box   122
1895-1898, n.d.
Committee of 21
Box   123
1901-1904
Box   124
1900-1904
Box   125
1900-1903
General
Box   126
1919
Box   127
1919-1923
Box   127A
American Expeditionary Forces, Report of the Construction Department, 1919 May 1
Clippings
Box   128
American Harvester Co., 1890
McCormick Family, personal and business
Box   128
1840-1928
Box   129
1929-1932
Box   130
1932-1935
Box   131
1936-1939
Box   132
1939-1941
Box   133
1942-1943; undated
Box   133
Harvester history (Typewritten extracts from the London Times), 1851-1852(Vol. 26)
Harvester history
Box   134
1878-1898(Vol. 27 and 29-31)
Box   134
Patents and royalties
Box   134
McCormick Harvesting Machine Co. Strike, 1886(Vol. 28)