McCormick Estates Records, 1841-1969

Subseries: Volumes
Box   9
Volume   1
Cashbook, Mar. 29-June 30, 1924
Scope and Content Note: Loose ledger sheets showing distribution of daily cash balances and disbursements to and for McCormick family members, their various funds, and special accounts.
Volume   2
Account book, Apr. 1921-May 1929
Scope and Content Note: Cashbook, receipts, and disbursements, Apr. 1921-May 1929; Journal, purchase accounts, Jan. 1927-Apr. 1929; Ledger, income account, Apr. 1921-May 1929, all relating to various McCormicks.
Real Estate
Volume   3
Cashbook and journal, Aug. 1907-July 1911
Scope and Content Note: Rental accounts for Fifth Ave. & Quincy St (Sheppard Bldg.), and Adams St. & Fifth Ave. in Chicago.
Volume   4
Ledger, Aug. 1907-July 1911
Scope and Content Note: Expense accounts for Fifth Ave. & Quincy St. (Sheppard Bldg.) and Adams St. & Fifth Ave.
Volume   5
, Post 1913?
Scope and Content Note: Blue prints of size and location of McCormick-owned properties, in alphabetical order by descriptive name. Often the ownership is shown.
Box   7
Volume   6
Records, 1893-1899
Scope and Content Note: Tenants occupying properties owned by Mary Virginia McCormick, Anita McCormick Blaine, Stanley R. McCormick, Eldridge M. Fowler, or the McCormick Harvesting Machine Co.
Volume   7
Insurance, circa 1918-1946
Scope and Content Note: Agency, expiration date, and cost.
Volume   8
Cashbook, Jan. 1933-Oct. 1949
Scope and Content Note: Daily receipts and disbursements of the “McCormick Estates Special Account” re properties inherited by Cyrus H., Jr., Anita, and Harold from their mother, Nettie Fowler McCormick.
Volume   9
Journal, July 6, 1923-1936
Scope and Content Note: Assessed valuation, July 6, 1923, receipts, disbursements, profit or loss, and sale or transfer of properties inherited by Cyrus H. Jr., Anita, and Harold from their mother, Nettie Fowler McCormick.
Volume   10
Letterpress copybook, Feb. 20, 1900-Aug. 6, 1900
Scope and Content Note: Stocks and bonds bought and traded by family members.
Real Estate - compensation record
Box   7
Volume   11
, 1885-1905
Physical Description: Fragile volume. 
Scope and Content Note: Payrolls, taxes, and water charges for McCormick properties.
Volume   12
, 1920-1928
Scope and Content Note: Payrolls for employees working in McCormick rental buildings and Chicago homes, vacation cottages, and foreign houses. Taxes and water (1920-1921 are loose sheets).
Volume   13
Circa Jan. 1911-Apr. 1, 1948
Scope and Content Note: Payrolls for employees (I-M) in McCormick rental buildings and homes, showing period of employment, where, amount of compensation, and to which owner's account the payment was charged; taxes and water.
Box   7
Volume   14
Household accounts, Feb. 3, 1903-Feb. 1912
Scope and Content Note: Accounts kept by McCormick Estates office for Stanley R. McCormick, including entries for personal expenses. Feb. 2, 1903-Apr. 18, 1907; Harriet H. McCormick, Feb. 3, 1903-Feb. 1, 1912; and Edith Rockefeller McCormick, Feb. 4, 1903-Feb. 8, 1905.
Box   7
Volume   15
Account book, Jan. 1932-Sept. 1942
Scope and Content Note: Record of monies given from a McCormick fund called the “Family Gift Syndicate”, chiefly to relatives in need.
Box   7
Volume   16
Kohlsaat Settlement, Jan. 1906-Apr. 1908
Scope and Content Note: Accounts re settlement with Kohlsaat, Jan.-Mar. 1906; and ground rent on the Fort Dearborn building in Chicago, Feb. 1906-Apr. 1908.
Box   7
Volume   17
Kohlsaat Settlement - ledger, Feb. 1906-Aug. 1908
Scope and Content Note: Receipts and disbursements re the H. H. Kohlsaat settlement and ground rent on the Fort Dearborn building in Chicago.
Voucher records
Volume   18
, Circa 1912-1950
Scope and Content Note: Vouchers for checks showing date, amount, payee and address, purpose, and which McCormick account was the payer. Alphabetical, A-C only.
Oct. 1926-1947
Scope and Content Note: Vouchers for checks showing date, amount, payee and address, purpose, and which McCormick account was payer. Alphabetical, A-Z.
Volume   19
A-C
Volume   20
C-F
Volume   21
G-J
Volume   22
K-McW
Volume   23
N-Sheppard
Volume   24
Sheppard-Z
, 1948-1954
Scope and Content Note: Vouchers for checks showing date, amount, payee and address, purpose, and which McCormick account was payer. Alphabetical, A-Pouly.
Volume   25
A-C
Volume   26
D-J
Volume   27
K-P
Box   8
Volume   28
Deposit record, Apr. 1904-Nov. 1908
Scope and Content Note: Bank deposits in behalf of various members of the McCormick family, their trusteeships, and other funds.
Box   8
Volume   29
Deposit record, Dec. 1908-Oct. 1914
Scope and Content Note: Bank deposits in behalf of various members of the McCormick family, their trusteeships, and other funds.
Box   7
Volume   30
Check stubs, May 1904-Oct. 1916
Scope and Content Note: Record of ground rent and interest on the McCormick-owned Fort Dearborn building, Chicago.
Box   4
Volume   31
Printed booklet, undated
Note: In folder 2.

Scope and Content Note: “Modern Methods in an Old Industry”, Belle City Malleable Iron Company.