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Robert R. McCormick. Photographic transparencies

 Collection
Identifier: I-152

Scope and Contents

These photographic transparencies show Col. Robert R. McCormick, Maryland McCormick (his second wife), his associates and properties. The images include reunions of the First Division at Cantigny Farm, and the 80th birthday celebration for Weymouth Kirkland (McCormick's former law partner). Most of the images are black and white negatives, but the collection also includes a few color positive transparencies.

Dates

  • 1900 - 1955

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations. This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

1 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

These photographic transparencies show Col. Robert R. McCormick, Maryland McCormick (his second wife), his associates and properties. The images include reunions of the First Division at Cantigny Farm, and the 80th birthday celebration for Weymouth Kirkland (McCormick's former law partner). Most of the images are black and white negatives, but the collection also includes a few color positive transparencies.

Arrangement

The transparencies have been sorted into broad groups, by their subject matter. Within each group, the images are arranged by date.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, Chicago Tribune Company, and Nexstar Media Group on January 10, 2020, accession #SPEC-2020-1.

Processing Information

These photographic negatives were found scattered throughout a box of negatives chiefly illustrating events at the time of the Tribune's 100th anniversary celebration. With a few exceptions, the negatives were contained in envelopes variously labeled with captions, date, and other information. These negatives were formerly assigned the temporary identifiers I-152, I-153, I-154, and I-155

Title
Guide to the Robert R. McCormick. Photographic transparencies
Author
Gary L. Strawn
Date
2021-08-19
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635