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Subseries 2: Family, 1887-1955


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Scope and Contents note

From the Series:

Correspondence includes letters, postcards, and telegrams. Most letters are from the1940s-1950s and pertain to social or business/philanthropic matters. Letters include politically oriented correspondence to Senator Charles Baker, Mayor Martin H. Kennelly, Governor Adlai Stevenson, Dr. James Brown IV, and the chief of the United States Children’s Bureau, Katharine Lenroot. Also personal letters with longtime friends like his cousin and Chicago Tribune editor Robert McCormick, Herbert Hoover, and Philip L. Goodwin, as well as early letters between Chauncey and members of both the McCormick and Deering families. Also includes a small amount of family correspondence, letters from children and other family members, and also condolence letters written to Marion Deering McCormick after Chauncey McCormick's death.


  • Creation: 1887-1955


Conditions Governing Access

The Chauncey McCormick papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

60 West Walton Street
Chicago Illinois 60610 United States