Anita McCormick Blaine Correspondence and Papers, 1828-1958

Contents List

Container Title
Part 1 (McCormick Mss 1Q-5Q, PH 6702 (7)): Original Collection, 1926-1933
Physical Description: 26.5 c.f. (34 archives boxes, 30 volumes, and 1 oversize folder);  
McCormick Mss 1Q
Correspondence
Box   1
Folder   1-28
1926 August-1931 February
Box   2
Folder   1-4
1930 March-1931 April
Box   3
Folder   1-5
1931 May-July
Box   4
Folder   1-5
1931 August-November
Box   5
Folder   1-9
1931 December-1932 August
Box   5
Folder   10-11
1932 October-November
Box   5
Folder   12-15
1933 February-May
Box   5
Folder   16
undated
McCormick Mss 2Q
Centennial Committee Files
Box   1
Folder   1
Bulletin: IHC
Box   1
Folder   2-4
The Century of the Reaper
Box   1
Folder   5
Circular (sample)
Box   1
Folder   6
Clippings sought
Box   1
Folder   7-8
Expense accounts
Box   1
Folder   9
Family Centennial Committee report
Box   2
Folder   1
Guest lists
Box   2
Folder   2
McCormick Reaper (diagram)
Box   2
Folder   3
Miscellaneous checks, bills, etc.
Box   2
Folder   4-5
Miscellaneous notes
Box   2
Folder   6
Miscellaneous reports-celebrations
Box   2
Folder   7
Miscellaneous speeches
Box   3
Folder   1
Miscellaneous printed material
Box   3
Folder   2-3
Publicity
Box   3
Folder   4
Source materials
Box   3
Folder   5
Statue unveiling
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI)
Box   3
Folder   5a
Addresses
Box   3
Folder   6
Committees for McCormick Day
Box   3
Folder   7
Movie
Box   3
Folder   8
Pageant
Box   3
Folder   9
Story
Box   3
Folder   10
Stories not used
Box   3
Folder   11
University periodicals
Box   4
Folder   1
Plans, schedules, etc.
Box   4
Folder   2
Programs
Box   4
Folder   3
Walnut Grove Farms (map)
Washington and Lee
Box   4
Folder   4
Addresses
Box   4
Folder   5
Bulletins
Box   4
Folder   6
Bulletin (proofs)
Box   4
Folder   7
College publications
Box   4
Folder   8
Committees
Box   4
Folder   9
Invitation (sample)
Box   4
Folder   10
Movie
Box   4
Folder   11
Programs
Box   5
Folder   1
Medallions and small Illustrated IHC Bulletin, 1931
Box   5
Folder   2
Instructions for unpacking and setting up 1831 McCormick Reaper replica (pamphlet)
Box   5
Folder   3
Saturday Evening Post ads (colored), 1931
Box   5
Folder   4
Advertising poster showing assembling of Reaper (Romance of the Reaper?), 1931
Box   5
Folder   5
Colored lithographs from Forbes Manufacturing Company, Boston
Box   5
Folder   6
Large poster of IHC motor truck, 1931
Box   5
Folder   7
IHC Motion Picture Film Service
Box   5
Folder   8
Advertisement, IHC-Country Gentleman, 1931 January 31
Box   5
Folder   9
IHC advertisement, pamphlet-tractor plowing, 1931
Box   5
Folder   10
World's first reaper, cards used with reaper models, 1831
Box   5
Folder   11
The Harvester Foreman, Thanksgiving, 1931
Box   5
Folder   12
IHC crop production costs (third edition, 1931 crops)
Box   5
Folder   13
Large display advertisement folders
Physical Description: 9 x 6 inches, folded; 10 titles 
Box   5
Folder   14
Harvester threshers mimeographed bulletin, 1929 April
Box   5
Folder   15
Miscellaneous letterheads, etc., with centennial imprint
Box   5
Folder   16
IHC pennant for motor trucks (orange and blue)
Box   5
Folder   17
Tractor farming
Note: Also Canadian tractor farming.
Box   5
Folder   18
McCormick works and twine mills-tractor works-centennial bulletin
Box   5
Folder   19
The International Trail, pamphlet, 1931
Advertising pamphlets, 1931
Box   6
Folder   1
Unlabeled
Box   6
Folder   2
Farm trucks
Box   6
Folder   3
Unlabeled
Box   6
Folder   4
Plows-drilled, moldboard and disk
Box   6
Folder   5
Threshers
Box   6
Folder   6
Corn shellers-grain grinders
Box   6
Folder   7
Ensilage cutters
Box   6
Folder   8
Cultivators
Box   6
Folder   9
Unlabeled
Box   6
Folder   10
Triple power tractors
Box   6
Folder   11
Farmall farming
Box   6
Folder   12
Farmall equipment
Box   6
Folder   13
Potato planting and digging
Box   6
Folder   14
Farm gears
Box   6
Folder   15
Springtime-tools
Box   6
Folder   16
Tillage tools
Box   6
Folder   17
Corn planters and drills
Box   6
Folder   18
Cotton and corn planters
Box   6
Folder   19
Grain binders
Box   6
Folder   20
Corn binders
Box   6
Folder   21
Fluted and double-run feed grain drills
Box   6
Folder   22
Corn pickers
Box   6
Folder   23
Spring needs
Box   6
Folder   24
Cream separators
Box   6
Folder   25
Saving the world from starvation (revised edition, 1931)
Box   6
Folder   26
Harvester-threshers
Box   6
Folder   27
Haying machines and hay presses
Box   6
Folder   28
Display file of current advertising
Note: 76 different ads.
Box   6
Folder   29
Foreign advertising
Note: 2 circulars, 7 pamphlets, 2 postcards.
McCormick Mss 3Q
Clippings
General clippings
Box   1
Alabama, Arizona-Illinois
Box   2
Illinois
Box   3
Illinois-Iowa
Box   4
Iowa-Kansas
Box   5
Kentucky-Minnesota
Box   6
Mississippi-Missouri
Box   7
Montana-New York
Box   8
New York-North Dakota
Box   9
Ohio-Oregon
Box   10
Pennsylvania-Texas
Box   11
Texas-Virginia
Box   12
Virginia-Wyoming, miscellaneous
Box   13
Miscellaneous articles to Foreign: Morocco
Box   14-18
4-H Scholarships
Centennial publicity accumulated by branches
Volume   1
Aberdeen-Buffalo
Volume   2
Cedar Falls-Des Moines
Volume   3
Dodge City-Fort Wayne
Volume   4
Grand Forks-Knoxville
Volume   5
Lincoln-Mason City
Volume   6
Memphis-Minneapolis
Volume   7
Nashville-Portland
Volume   8
Quincy-South Bend
Volume   9
Spokane-Winona
Volume   10-11
Miscellaneous
Foreign
Volume   12
Argentina
Volume   13
Australia
Volume   14
Austria, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Holland, Poland, Romania
Volume   15
Brussels
Volume   16
Canada
Volume   17
Denmark
Volume   18
Finland
Volume   19
France
Volume   20
Germany
Volume   21
Latvia
Volume   22
New Zealand
Volume   23
Norway
Volume   24
Philippines
Volume   25
Sweden
McCormick Mss 4Q
Centennial Celebration Reports
Volume   1
Alabama-Iowa
Volume   2
Kansas-New York
Volume   3
North Dakota-Wyoming
Volume   4
Special, USA reports to Canada, Saskatchewan
McCormick Mss 5Q
Photographs
Volume   1
McCormick Harvesting Machines, 1831-1901
Volume   2
McCormick Day-Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, 1931 July 29
Volume   3
McCormick Day-Cyrus Hall McCormick statue (photographs by E.F. McGovern, IH)
Volume   4
McCormick Celebration, Washington and Lee University, 1931 September 25
Volume   5
A photographic story of the events commemorating International Harvester's “100 Years in Chicago”
Box   1
Cyrus McCormick-Clay statue and castings to miscellaneous
PH 6702 (7)
Oversize Folder  
Blueprints for replica of McCormick reaper produced for the Reaper Centennial Celebration, 1929
M2002-049
Part 2 (M2002-049): Additions, 1923-1936
Physical Description: 4.2 c.f. (11 archives boxes) 
Scope and Content Note: Additions, 1923-1936, consisting of files from IHC's executive offices regarding the Reaper Centennial celebration of 1931 and documenting 4-H club scholarships, the development of the feature film Romance of the Reaper, commemorative coins, reaper replicas, toys, a dedication at Walnut Grove, and events at the company's dealerships and branch houses around the country.
Box   1
Folder   1
Reaper Centennial, undated
Box   1
Folder   2
Reaper Centennial, 1923-1929
Box   1
Folder   3
Address by Cyrus McCormick Jr. at the Stevens Hotel, 1931 January 15
Box   1
Folder   4
Agricultural motion picture-tentative plan for treatment, circa 1929
Box   1
Folder   5
Agricultural scholarships, 1931-1932
Box   1
Folder   6
American Farm Bureau Federation-radio broadcast on invention of reaper
Box   1
Folder   7
Arcade Toy Company toy replica
Box   11
Folder   4
Boys and Girls Club conference, 1931
Box   1
Folder   8
Canada Company pension plan, 1929-1936
Centennial dinners
Box   1
Folder   9
Branch houses
Box   1
Folder   10-11
Chicago
Box   1
Folder   12
Invitations and acceptances: officers, members of the board, McCormick family
Box   1
Folder   13
Knoxville, Tennesee-Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Box   1
Folder   14
Minneapolis, Minnesota-Parkersburg, West Virginia
Box   1
Folder   15
Centennial film letters-foreign
Box   2
Folder   1-2
Centennial letter sent to branch managers
Box   2
Folder   3
Centennial picture, 1931
Box   2
Folder   4
Centennial source material, 1930-1931
Box   10
Folder   1-2
“Century of the Reaper,” by Cyrus McCormick III (manuscripts), 1930-1931
Box   2
Folder   5
Chicago Jubilee Week celebration, 1931
Commemorative coins
Box   5
Folder   11
General, 1931-1932
Box   5
Folder   12
Distribution to McCormick family, officers and directors, 1931
Box   5
Folder   13
Furnished to outstanding business man, 1931
Box   2
Folder   6-8
Medallic Art Company
Box   2
Folder   9
Copies of invoices
Box   3
Folder   1-2
Shipment of medals and plaques
Box   11
Folder   5
Photographs
Correspondence
Box   3
Folder   3
1931 March-May
Box   3
Folder   4
Aberdeen, South Dakota-Birmingham, Alabama
Box   3
Folder   5
Bismarck, North Dakota-Columbia, South Carolina
Box   3
Folder   6
Columbus, Ohio-Evansville, Indiana
Box   3
Folder   7
Fargo, North Dakota-Kansas City, Missouri
Box   4
Folder   1
Parsons, Kansas-St. Joseph, Missouri
Box   4
Folder   2
St. Louis, Missouri-Toledo, Ohio
Box   4
Folder   3
Topeka, Kansas-Winona, Minnesota
Box   4
Folder   4
Regarding State Colleges, 4-H Club
Box   4
Folder   5
Decorah, Iowa article by M.T. Grattan, 1931
Box   4
Folder   6
Djamgaroff, George
Box   4
Folder   7
The Fair of the Iron Horse-centennary exhibition of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, 1926-1931
Box   4
Folder   8
Film
Box   4
Folder   9
Financial matters
Box   4
Folder   10
Foreign advertising, 1931
Box   4
Folder   11
Foreign letters
Box   11
Folder   8
Grand Rapids, Michigan-feature article
Box   4
Folder   12
Harvester World, 1931
Box   4
Folder   13
Hutchinson's book, Cyrus McCormick, acknowledgements, 1931
Box   5
Folder   1
Iowa State College; American Society of Agricultural Engineers
Box   5
Folder   2
Kellar, Herbert, correspondence, 1931
Box   5
Folder   3
Letter of announcement, 1930
Box   5
Folder   4
Letterheads and stickers, 1930-1931
Box   11
Folder   1
Local celebrations, 1931
Box   5
Folder   5
McCormick-W.F. McDermott's articles, 1931
Box   11
Folder   2
McCormick celebration (Washington and Lee University), 1931
McCormick, Stanley
Box   5
Folder   6
Correspondence, 1931
Box   5
Folder   7
Suggestions for anniversary of father's death, 1931
Medallic Art Company
Box   5
Folder   8
Broken plaques
Box   5
Folder   9
Plaques
Box   5
Folder   10
Medallion base
Box   5
Folder   14
Messmore-Damon, New York, 1931
Box   5
Folder   15
Metropolitan Sound Studios, 1930 May-December
Box   6
Folder   1
Metropolitan Sound Studios, 1931 January-November
Box   6
Folder   2
Mimeograph letters, 1931-1932
Motion picture
Box   6
Folder   3
Chandlee Treatment, 1931 February 4
Box   6
Folder   4
Tentative plan for treatment, 1930
Box   11
Folder   7
Newspapers by state
Box   6
Folder   5
Oregon State Agricultural College celebration
Box   6
Folder   6
Photographs of Walnut Grove, circa 1931
Box   6
Folder   7
Pickett, John E., speech
Box   6
Folder   8
Postage stamp
Box   6
Folder   9
Radio advertising plan, Famous Artists of the Air Inc.
Box   6
Folder   10
Reaper replica correspondence with Professor Gore regarding reaper at the University of Virginia-Charlottesville, 1931
Box   6
Folder   11
Replica letters, foreign
Box   6
Folder   12
Results of newspaper publicity
Box   6
Folder   13
Romance of the reaper scenario, circa 1929
Scholarships: 4-H Club
Box   6
Folder   14
Original scholarship list selected by Judges Arthur Hyde, E.J. Bodman, Carl Gray, Murphy F. Traylor
Box   6
Folder   15
1930
Box   7
Folder   1-4
1931-1935
Correspondence
Box   10
Folder   3
1930-1931
Box   7
Folder   5
1931
Box   7
Folder   6
Alabama, 1932-1935
Box   7
Folder   7
Arkansas, 1932-1936
Box   7
Folder   8
California, 1932-1933
Box   7
Folder   9
Colorado, 1932-1936
Box   7
Folder   10
Florida, 1932-1934
Box   8
Folder   1
Georgia, 1932-1933
Box   8
Folder   2
Idaho, 1932-1933
Box   8
Folder   3
Illinois, 1932-1935
Box   8
Folder   4
Indiana, 1932-1934
Box   8
Folder   5
Iowa, 1932-1935
Box   8
Folder   6
Kansas
Box   8
Folder   7
Kentucky
Box   8
Folder   8
Louisiana
Box   8
Folder   9
Massachusetts
Box   8
Folder   10
Michigan
Box   8
Folder   11
Minnesota, 1932-1935
Box   8
Folder   12
Mississippi, 1932-1934
Box   8
Folder   13
Missouri
Box   8
Folder   14
Montana
Box   8
Folder   15
Nebraska
Box   8
Folder   16
New Mexico
Box   8
Folder   17
New York
Box   8
Folder   18
North Carolina
Box   8
Folder   19
Ohio
Box   9
Folder   1
Oklahoma
Box   9
Folder   2
Oregon, 1932-1934
Box   9
Folder   3
Rhode Island
Box   9
Folder   4
South Dakota
Box   9
Folder   5
Tennessee
Box   9
Folder   6
Virginia
Box   9
Folder   7
Washington
Box   9
Folder   8
West Virginia
Box   9
Folder   9
Wisconsin
Box   9
Folder   10
Wyoming
Box   9
Folder   11
Letters from winners, 1932
Box   9
Folder   12
List of contest participants
Box   9
Folder   13
Newspaper clippings
Box   9
Folder   14
Prize letter contest winners
Box   9
Folder   15
School
Box   9
Folder   16
A plan for the International Harvester Company regarding the seventy-fifth anniversary of the McCormick Reaper Works, 1923
Box   11
Folder   3
Shenandoah Valley Fair Association, 1931
Box   9
Folder   17
Speech file, 1930-1931
Box   11
Folder   6
Virginia State Fair, 1931
Box   10
Folder   4
Works (factories) celebrations, 1931
Box   10
Folder   5
Yorktown Sesquicentennial Celebration