Leander Hamilton McCormick papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1874–1923 (bulk 1874–1893)

This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

0.25 linear feet of material consisting of essays; correspondence; house, office, and private rules; business proposals; publications; and an undated “Catalogue of Pictures at the Residence of L. Hamilton McCormick.”

Biographical Historical Note

A grandson of Robert Hall McCormick, inventor of the McCormick Reaper, L. Hamilton McCormick was an inventor, author, sculptor, and art collector.