McCormick Estates Records, 1841-1969

Container Title
Series: Series K: McCormick Estates Office Records, 1890-1965
Physical Description: 16 archives boxes 
Subseries: Loose manuscripts and records
Box   1
Folder   1
Agents: appointment of banks and individuals as agents for McCormick funds, 1903-1907
Box   1
Folder   2
Building inspection certificates, 1899-1907
Box   1
Folder   3
Clippings re Judson F. Stone, head of the Estates office, 1923-1926
Correspondence
Box   1
Folder   4
Bates Expanded Steel Corporation, 1930-1931
Chapman, John A.
Box   1
Folder   5
Personal file re Harold F. McCormick, 1904, 1914, 1916
Box   2
Folder   1
Personal file re John D. Rockefeller stock in IHC, 1910
Box   2
Folder   2
Personal file re Raven Mining Co., 1909
Box   2
Folder   3
Personal file re sale of IHC stock by Anita McCormick Blaine, 1908
General correspondence
Box   2
Folder   4
, 1902-1909
Box   2
Folder   5
1910-1911, 1913-1930
Box   2
Folder   6
, Jan.-Feb. 1931
Box   2
Folder   7
, Mar.-Apr. 1931
Box   2
Folder   8
, May 1931
Box   3
Folder   1
, July-Aug. 1931
Box   3
Folder   2
, Sept.-Oct. 1931
Box   3
Folder   3
, Nov.-Dec. 1931
Box   3
Folder   4
, 1932-1935
Box   4
Folder   1
1936, 1938; May 1941
Box   4
Folder   2
Office and building supplies, 1904-1906
Box   4
Folder   3
Office and building supplies, 1907
Stone, Judson F., personal file
Box   4
Folder   4
, 1915-1917; 1929-June 1930
Box   4
Folder   5
, July-Dec. 1930
Box   4
Folder   6
, Jan.-Feb. 1931
Box   4
Folder   7
, Mar.-Apr. 1931
Box   5
Folder   1
, May-June 1931
Box   5
Folder   2
, July-Sept. 1931
Box   5
Folder   3
, Oct.-Dec. 1931
Box   5
Folder   4
, 1932-June 1933
Box   5
Folder   5
, July 1933-Dec. 1935
Box   6
Folder   1
1936, 1938-1939
Box   6
Folder   2
, Dec. 1940
Box   6
Folder   3
, Jan.-Feb. 1942; 1947; undated
Box   7
Folder   1
Minutes and financial records of the Bates Expanded Steel Corporation (random dates), 1930-1933
Reports of Bates Expanded Steel Corp.
Box   7
Folder   2
1928, 1930-1931
Box   7
Folder   3
, 1932-1933
Box   7
Folder   4
, 1934-1935
Box   7
Folder   5
, 1936-1945
Box   8
Folder   1
Estates Bequest Fund, 1890-1909
Box   8
Folder   2
Financial - annual reports and budgets for McCormick Estates office, 1907-1911
Box   8
Folder   3
Financial - annual reports and budgets for McCormick Estates office, 1912-1918
Box   8
Folder   4
Fowler, Eldridge M., Estate - proposed purchase of International Harvester Company stock, 1909
Box   8
Folder   5
Insurance account, 1910
International Harvester Company, monthly extracts of business
Note: Copies sent to Estates office.
Box   8
Folder   6
, 1910
Box   8
Folder   7
, 1911
Box   8
Folder   8
, 1912
Box   9
Folder   1
, 1913-1915
Box   9
Folder   2
, 1918
Box   9
Folder   3
, 1919
Box   10
Folder   1
Inventory of office equipment, 1909-1918
Box   10
Folder   2
Organization of office, 1905; expenses and payroll, , 1917; personnel, , 1920
Box   10
Folder   3
McCormick Biographical Association - correspondence and financial reports, Apr. 1905-Apr. 1908
Box   10
Folder   4
McCormick Historical Association - monthly cash statements, 1933-June 1939
Box   10
Folder   5
Pension plan for McCormick Estates office employees, June l, 1920
Box   10
Folder   6
Rental accounts, 1911-1913, 1916
Box   10
Folder   7
Rental accounts, 1937-1942
Rental accounts for the Reaper Block, Chicago
Box   11
Folder   1
, 1924-Apr. 1927
Box   11
Folder   2
, Apr. 1927-Oct. 1932
Box   12
Folder   1
, Oct. 1932-Dec. 1936
Box   12
Folder   2
Stock Exchange Building, Chicago miscellaneous financial notes, 1904-1913; trustees taxes, , 1916, 1917
Box   12
Folder   3
Stock Exchange Building, Chicago - management
Scope and Content Note: Random notes (circa 1908); and 9 receipt books, Nov. 1905-May 1906, not numbered and labeled as volumes.
Box   12
Folder   4
Working fund - monthly check-up, 1907-1915
Subseries: Volumes
Box   6
Volume   1
Letterpress copybook, Apr. 13, 1907-May 23, 1922
Scope and Content Note: Letters from John A. Chapman, 1907-1916, and Judson F. Stone, 1916-1922, each as head of the McCormick Estates office. Indexed.
Box   13
Volume   2
Special accounts, Mar. 1910-Oct. 1911
Scope and Content Note: Accounts for John A. Chapman and Judson F. Stone - daily cashbook and monthly journal.
Box   16
Volume   3
Journal, Apr. 25, 1930-Apr. 9, 1935
Scope and Content Note: Estates office bank deposit record.
Box   16
Volume   4
Journal, Apr. 9, 1935-July 8, 1939
Scope and Content Note: Estates office bank deposit record.
Box   15
Volume   5
Payroll ledger, 1937-1942
Scope and Content Note: McCormick Estates operating account and payroll information.
William O. Melcher's insurance records for real estate and rentals handled by the McCormick Estates office
Box   13
Volume   6
Cashbook, Jan. 2, 1909-Feb. 14, 1912
Scope and Content Note: Daily receipts and disbursements for personal and property insurance for the McCormicks.
Box   14
Volume   7
Cashbook, 1917-May 29, 1926
Scope and Content Note: Daily receipts and disbursements for personal and property insurance for the McCormicks.
Journals
Box   13
Volume   8
Sept. 1913-Jan. 18, 1917
Scope and Content Note: Insurance transactions for members of the McCormick family.
Box   14
Volume   9
Jan. 8, 1917-Apr. 13, 1938
Scope and Content Note: Insurance transactions for members of the McCormick family.
Box   13
Volume   10
Apr. 13, 1928-Nov. 20, 1935
Scope and Content Note: Insurance transactions for members of the McCormick family.
Box   15
Volume   11
Nov. 20, 1935-1943
Scope and Content Note: Daily insurance transactions for members of the McCormick family, McCormick Estates, personnel, and others.
Box   15
Volume   12
, 1944-1955
Scope and Content Note: William O. Melcher's (?) record of daily insurance transactions for members of the McCormick family, McCormick Estates personnel, and others.
Box   14
Volume   13
Ledger, Jan. 30, 1909-1914
Scope and Content Note: William O. Melcher's personal insurance accounts as agent for other companies (?), as well as for the McCormicks. Indexed.
Box   14
Volume   14
Ledger, 1915-1927
Scope and Content Note: William 0. Melcher's personal insurance accounts as agent for other companies (?), as well as for the McCormicks.
Box   16
Volume   15
Insurance Transfer Binder, 1928-1965
Scope and Content Note: William 0. Melcher's (and his successor's?) insurance records; including entries relating to McCormick Estates matters, 1928-1962.