McCormick Family Papers,1900-1941
Collection Number: 1312
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library
McCormick family papers, 1900-1941.
8.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Prime prints, tear sheets, sketches, lecture slides, linoleum blocks, glass plate negatives, photonegatives, correspondence.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Consists mostly of graphic arts materials of Howard McCormick and correspondence of family and friends.
Collection material in English
Consists mostly of graphic arts materials of Howard McCormick, representing his work as a wood engraver, cover designer, illustrator, and muralist, and includes prime prints, tear sheets, sketches, lecture slides, linoleum blocks, glass plate negatives of Navajo, Hopi, and Apache Indian dances, photonegatives of a trip to Mexico, a wood engraving print of Abraham Lincoln's head, magazine articles written by McCormick, exhibition catalogs, and similar materials. Also includes letters to Howard McCormick from his brother Frederick, a Reuter's correspondent in the Far East, in which he describes living conditions, customs, and superstitions among the Chinese, recounts his experiences reporting the Russo-Japanese War, and gives his impressions of the Russians; and business and personal correspondence from relatives and family friends. Correspondents include Carl Akeley, Josephine Newell, and Grace McCormick Wilson.
Includes a woodblock print by Howard McCormick of Borglum's bust of Lincoln.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
McCormick, Frederick, b. 1870.
Wilson, Grace McCormick.
Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905.
Form and Genre Terms:
Glass plate negatives.
McCormick family papers, #1312. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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McCormick Family Miscellany
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Miscellany including tear sheets, pamphlets, certificates concerning Howard McCormick's art work
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Gutzon Borglum's Head of Lincoln: engraving on wood block by Howard McCormick and electrotype for magazine reproduction (see box 10)
Photographs and Negatives: Mexico
Lantern Slides: Old Mexico; Wood Engraving Lecture
Lantern Slides: Wood Engraving Lecture
Lantern Slides: Southwestern Indians - Hopi and Navajo
Lantern Slides: Southwestern Indians
Photographs: Southwestern Indians
Glass Plates, Photogrpahs, Negatives: Europe (Italy and France); Gessos; Murals; Portrait of Howard McCormick; McCormick and Friends
Sketches, Paintings, Engravings, etc. (Lincoln paint and proof)
Tear Sheets and Other Examples of McCormick's Work
Linoleum Printing Blocks
Engraving Tools and Wooden Box
Wood Engraving Blocks
L'Marold Album - Engravings by McCormick
Engravings, Sketches, Paintings, etc.