International Harvester Company Corporate Archives Central File, 1819-1998

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Title: International Harvester Company Corporate Archives Central File
Inclusive Dates: 1819-1998

  • International Harvester Company
Call Number: McCormick Mss 6Z; M92-006; M93-210; M95-063; M95-262; M96-125; M97-123; M2000-017; M2001-125; M2001-130; M2001-137; M2002-181; Audio 1666A

Quantity: 919.1 c.f. (709 record center cartons, 401 archives boxes, and 180 flat boxes); plus additions of 140.6 c.f., 46 disc recordings, 4 tape recordings, 1 slide carousel, and 4 filmstrips

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Advertising literature, photographs, color transparencies, publications, price lists, press releases, reports, correspondence, minutes, production records, and other audio and visual 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 in the Original Collection 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.

Language: English, Dutch, French, German, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

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