McCormick Estates Records, 1841-1969

Container Title
Series: Series G: Stanley R. McCormick Papers, 1890-1946
Physical Description: 16 archives boxes and 21 volumes 
Subseries: Loose manuscripts and records
Box   1
Folder   1
Correspondence - random dates, 1890-1929; clipping, , 1935
Box   1
Folder   2
Dexter, Wirt, estate of, 1923-1924
Scope and Content Note: Reports from McCormick Estates office re estate of the father-in-law of Stanley R. McCormick.
Box   1
Folder   3
European trip expenses, 1895
Financial
Box   1
Folder   4
Annual receipts and disbursements, 1890-1899; inventory and income, , 1890-1899
Box   1
Folder   5
Annual reports from McCormick Estates office, 1907-1914
Box   1
Folder   6
Annual reports from McCormick Estates office, 1921-1924
Box   1
Folder   7
Assets statements, 1902, 1903, 1908, 1910, 1912
Box   1
Folder   8
Assets statements, 1896-1910, incl. personal chattels accounts
Box   2
Folder   1
Auditor's report for 2 years ending Jan. 31, 1911; and 1907, 1916, 1917, 1918
Box   2
Folder   2
Conservators' report to the court, 1917, 1928; and wife's petition to the court, , 1909
Box   2
Folder   3
Conservators' report of receipts and disbursements, 1939
Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Company-Investment Division: McCormick's monthly account
Box   2
Folder   4
, 1937
Box   2
Folder   5
, 1938
Box   2
Folder   6
, 1939
Box   3
Folder   1
1940; including conservators' statement, Dec. 31
Box   3
Folder   2
, 1941
Box   3
Folder   3
, 1943
Note: 1942 is missing.
Box   3
Folder   4
, 1944; Mar. 1945; Sept. 1945
Box   3
Folder   5
, 1946
Box   3
Folder   6
Periodic review, Dec. 1936-1939
Box   3
Folder   7
Periodic review, June 1940-June 1941
Box   4
Folder   1
Periodic review, Dec. 1943-Sept. 1946
Box   4
Folder   2
Donations, 1890-Jan. 31, 1905, 1890-1899, 1891-1906, 1910-1912, 1918, 1923, 1924; over $1,000, 1899-1905; comparative, , 1899-1904
Box   4
Folder   3
Estate of Cyrus H. McCormick, Sr., report on Stanley McCormick's inheritance, 1890-1900 (working papers)
Box   4
Folder   4
History of indebtedness as of , 1906
Box   5
Folder   1
Income forecasts, 1907-1914
Box   5
Folder   2
Income from all sources, Aug. 1905-July 1906
Scope and Content Note: Receipts and disbursements, 1905-1907; Financial estimates, 1907-1909.
Box   5
Folder   3
Income from bonds, 1890-1899, and stocks, , 1890-1899, 1909
Box   5
Folder   4
Income from personal property, 1909
Box   5
Folder   5
Income from real estate, 1890-1899; real estate holdings and loan income, , 1909
Box   5
Folder   6
Investments proposed, 1911
Monthly cash statements
Box   5
Folder   7
, May 1906-June 1907
Box   5
Folder   8
, 1920-1924
Box   5
Folder   9
, 1925-Jan. 1929
Box   5
Folder   10
Monthly cash estimates, Jan. 1927; Jan. 1928; Jan. 1929
Box   5
Folder   11
Monthly cash statements, personal account, 1920-1928
Monthly reports by John A. Chapman
Box   5
Folder   12
, Apr. 1907-1909
Box   6
Folder   1
, 1910-Feb. 1913
Monthly reports by Judson F. Stone
Box   6
Folder   2
, Nov. 1916-1918
Box   6
Folder   3
, 1919-1924
Box   6
Folder   4
, 1925-Apr. 1927
Box   6
Folder   5
Trustees' estate accounting, 1890-1899 (worksheets)
Box   6
Folder   6
Trustees' reports re handling of Stanley McCormick's estate matters, 1907-1908
Box   6
Folder   7
Income taxes - returns, correspondence, records, 1913, 1915-1919
Box   7
Folder   1
Income taxes - returns, correspondence, records, 1920-1924
Box   7
Folder   2
Leases for Washington, D.C. property, 1922-1927; Chicago property, , 1925; other properties, , 1913, 1918-1928
Box   7
Folder   3
McCormick Works Club - purchase and costs, 1904-1906
Box   7
Folder   4
Memorabilia
“Riven Rock” - monthly reports and related letters
Box   7
Folder   5
, 1913-1917
Box   7
Folder   6
, 1919-1920
Box   7
Folder   7
, 1921-1924
Box   8
Folder   1
, 1925-1927
Box   8
Folder   2
, 1928-Feb. 1929; Mar. 1930
Box   8
Folder   3
, Dec. 1936
, 1937
Box   8
Folder   5
, 1938
Box   9
Folder   1
, 1939
Box   9
Folder   2
, 1940
Box   9
Folder   3
Jan.-Apr., June-July 1941
Box   9
Folder   4
, Nov. 1943
Box   9
Folder   5
, Jan.-Oct. 1944
Box   9
Folder   6
July, Sept., Nov. 1946
Box   9
Folder   7
“Urraca Ranch” - original tracts; report, 1907-1908; comparative accounts, , 1898-1902, 1898-1905; ledger leaves, , Sept. 1907-Jan. 1908
Subseries: Volumes
Diaries
Scope and Content Note: A “diary”, as it was called, was kept in loose-leaf book form at the office of McCormick Estates in Chicago, and copies were sent to each of the Trustees for Stanley R. McCormick: i.e. his wife, Katharine, and his two brothers, Cyrus H., Jr. and Harold F.; and also to his estate legal advisor, Cyrus Bentley. This is a complete record, 1906-1927, showing receipts and disbursements of monies, memoranda of conferences held and decisions made, and a digest of all letters written and received concerning Stanley R. McCormick and matters relating to his financial estate.
Box   10
Volume   1
Oct. 18, 1906-Feb. 28, 1907
Box   10
Volume   2
Mar. 1, 1907-June 29, 1907
Box   10
Volume   3
July 1, 1907-Dec. 31, 1907
Box   10
Volume   4
Jan.2, 1908-June 30, 1908
Box   11
Volume   5
July 1, 1908-Dec. 31, 1908
Box   11
Volume   6
Jan. 2, 1909-July 31, 1909
Box   11
Volume   7
Aug. 1, 1909-July 30, 1910
Box   11
Volume   8
Aug. 1, 1910-May 31, 1911
Box   12
Volume   9
June 1, 1911-Feb. 29, 1912
Box   12
Volume   10
Mar. 1, 1912-Dec. 31, 1912
Box   12
Volume   11
Jan. 2, 1913-Oct. 31, 1913
Box   12
Volume   12
Nov. 1, 1913-June 30, 1914
Box   13
Volume   13
July 14, 1914-Mar. 31, 1915
Box   13
Volume   14
Apr. 1, 1915-Dec. 31, 1915
Box   13
Volume   15
Jan. 3, 1916-Nov. 29, 1916
Box   13
Volume   16
Dec. 1, 1916-Sept. 29, 1917
Box   14
Volume   17
Oct. 1, 1917-Sept. 30, 1918
Box   14
Volume   18
Oct. 1, 1918-Sept. 30, 1919
Box   14
Volume   19
Oct. 1, 1919-Dec. 31, 1920
Box   14
Volume   20
Jan. 3, 1921-Dec. 31, 1921
Box   15
Volume   21
June 3, 1922-May 31, 1923
Box   15
Volume   22
June 1, 1923-July 31, 1924
Box   15
Volume   23
Aug. 2, 1924-Aug. 31, 1925
Box   15
Volume   24
Nov.2, 1925-Oct. 30, 1926
Box   16
Volume   25
Nov. 1, 1926-Apr. 30, 1927
Volume   26
Accounts, 1890-1899
Scope and Content Note: A complete accounting, with letter of transmittal May 1, 1901, to Stanley R. McCormick, recording the stewardship of Stanley's estate from his father, until Stanley's 25th birthday, Nov. 2, 1899; submitted by Nettie F. McCormick and Cyrus H. McCormick, Jr., trustees. Including an inventory.
Volume   27
Audit report, Man 31, 1909
Scope and Content Note: Audit of general books and accounts for the year ending Jan. 31, 1909.
Volume   28
Journal, 1890-Feb. 2, 1929
Scope and Content Note: Monthly accounts, chiefly re sources of income but also information as to profit and loss, capital, insurance, and transfer of money.
Cashbook
Scope and Content Note: Daily receipts and disbursements - business according to purpose, and personal.
Volume   29
, 1890-Jan. 1907
Note: Recorded by McCormick.
Volume   30
, Feb. 1907-May 1921
Note: Recorded for McCormick.
Volume   31
June 1921-Feb. 11, 1929
Note: Recorded for McCormick.
Account books
Box   16
Volume   32
1890, 1895
Scope and Content Note: Business expenses paid by McCormick on his European trips.
Volume   33
, 1890-1900
Scope and Content Note: Personal living and travel expenses (recorded by McCormick?).
Box   16
Volume   34
, 1904
Scope and Content Note: McCormick's charges at Messrs Munroe, Paris.
Box   16
Volume   35
, 1905
Scope and Content Note: McCormick's charges at Messrs Munroe, Paris.
Volume   36
, 1902-1924
Scope and Content Note: Trial balances, 1902-1922; Closing entries, 1921-Jan. 1922; Profit and loss, 1922-1924; Personal accounts, Jan. 31, 1907-1924.
Box   16
Volume   37
, Feb.-Sept. 1905
Scope and Content Note: Temporary cash book, journal and ledger. Indexed.
Volume   38
, Feb. 1905-Feb. 1929
Scope and Content Note: Cash book of receipts and disbursements, Feb. 1905-Feb. 1929. Journal Feb. 1905-1927.
“Private account”
Scope and Content Note: Personal expenses, grouped as to purpose for disbursements.
Volume   39
, Feb. 1903-1908
Volume   40
, Mar. 1913-May 1919
Volume   41
, July 1923-Aug. 1929
Volume   42
, Sept. 1927-Feb. 1929
Volume   43
Ledger, 1890-1922
Scope and Content Note: Receipts and disbursements by and for McCormick. Indexed.
Volume   44
Ledger, Jan. 31, 1906-1917
Scope and Content Note: Monthly disbursements in behalf of McCormick, grouped as to purpose, incl. capital available. Indexed.
Volume   45
Donations Ledger, 1892-1928
Scope and Content Note: Donations by and for McCormick, grouped by recipients. Bound index inside.
Volume   46
Donations Journal, Feb. 1905-Jan. 31, 1929
Scope and Content Note: Donations by and for McCormick.
Box   16
Volume   47
Bills receivable and payable, 1893-Jan. 1919
Scope and Content Note: Bills receivable, 1893-1918; Bills payable, Oct. 1902-Jan. 1919.
Box   16
Volume   48
Securities, 1890-Apr. 1922
Scope and Content Note: Bonds, 1890-Nov. 1921; Stocks, 1890-Apr. 1922. Indexed.
Volume   49
Real Estate-buildings, Feb. 1912-1913
Scope and Content Note: Distribution of all expenses on McCormick's properties. Index tabs.
Volume   50
“Riven Rock”, June 1919-June 1923
Scope and Content Note: Distribution of monthly household expenses, grouped as to purpose for disbursements, at McCormick's estate, Montecito, Calif.
“Uracca”
Volume   51
, Oct. 1906-Nov. 1909
Scope and Content Note: Sales, and profit and loss for production at McCormick's ranch, Cimarron, New Mexico.
Volume   52
, Feb. 1907-Nov. 1909
Scope and Content Note: Trustee's ledger for operation of “Uracca” ranch, Cimarron, New Mexico.
Box   9
Volume   53
, Aug. 1906-Oct. 1909
Scope and Content Note: Petty cash expense book by [George H. Webster?] in managing [“Uracca” ranch?].