Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr., Subject File, 1840-1942

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Title: Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr., Subject File
Inclusive Dates: 1840-1942

  • McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1859-1936
Call Number: McCormick Mss 2C

Quantity: 55.0 c.f. (138 archives boxes and 1 package)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers consisting of correspondence, speeches, articles, maps, telegrams, newspaper clippings, financial statements, accounts, and receipts, reports, and bulletins relating to the business and personal interests of Chicago industrialist Cyrus McCormick, Jr. The papers concern McCormick family activities and estates, the International Harvester Company, United States-Russian relations, and organizations and investments involving McCormick. Included are materials on the Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund and its financing of open air schools; minutes and other records from McCormick family conferences; information on the estates of Harriet Hammond McCormick and Nettie Fowler McCormick, and on the affairs of Stanley R. McCormick; correspondence, reports, and minutes of the McCormick Theological Seminary; correspondence and records on Princeton University and the Young Men's Christian Association; information on Russia in general and on the 1917 Root Commission; and records of many financial investments, especially the Beaver Cove Lumber and Pulp Company, Ltd., a major investment in the timber industry on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Language: English

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