International Harvester Company Corporate Archives Central File, 1819-1998

Container Title
McCormick Mss 6Z
Part 1 (McCormick Mss 6Z): Original Collection, 1819-1998
Physical Description: 919.1 c.f. (709 record center cartons, 401 archives boxes, and 180 flat boxes) 
Scope and Content Note: Advertising literature, photographs, color transparencies, publications, price lists, press releases, reports, correspondence, minutes, production records, and other materials documenting the products and activities of the International Harvester Company. The company's product lines included trucks, tractors, farm implements, refrigerators, construction equipment, and lawn and garden equipment. The records document nearly every facet of the company's operations, including labor relations, employee activities, marketing, advertising, public relations, sales, finances, manufacturing, engineering, foreign operations, military contracts, experimental machinery, factories, and dealerships. International Harvester's corporate archives created this series over a period of several years. The files are in random order and a file number has been assigned to each folder or item. Researchers must use a database to find relevant folder titles and their corresponding box and file numbers.
Note: A database describing the processed portion of McCormick Mss 6Z is available ONLY through the Wisconsin Historical Society intranet accessed in the Archives. For access consult the McCormick-International Harvester Collection Archivist.