Fowler McCormick Papers, 1878-1972

Summary Information

Title: Fowler McCormick Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1878-1972

  • McCormick, Fowler, 1898-1972
Call Number: McCormick Mss K

Quantity: 5.2 c.f. (14 archives boxes)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of McCormick, a third-generation executive of the International Harvester Company; consisting mainly of materials relating to the company and to McCormick's personal business interests, plus a few personal papers. Included are correspondence, committee reports, Executive Council minutes, financial statements, magazine and newspaper clippings, pamphlets and other printed materials, speeches, and other papers. The majority of the papers cover the years 1941-1958. Included among the International Harvester materials is information on the 1946 reorganization of the company, on their 1947 lowering of prices to help balance the national economy, on McCormick's business philosophy and influences upon its development, and on many other topics. Other files concern McCormick's involvement in various national governmental economic agencies and committees. Miscellaneous personal papers contain a Rockefeller family genealogy, and earlier family correspondence.

Language: English

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