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Eneas McCormick with children, 1927.
Eneas McCormick and children, 1927

McCormick Family fonds

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Series 1 Papers relating to Eneas McCormick and family. -- 1912-2004
Series 2 Photographs. -- [ca.1890]-1949


Series 1 Papers relating to Eneas McCormick and family. -- 1912-2004. -- 6.5 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of miscellaneous papers including correspondence, a listing of house contents, a scrapbook, a map of oil company land holdings, and newspaper clippings relating to various family members. For clippings about the history and development of Riley and McCormick, the business Eneas co-founded in 1901 with William James Riley, see M-9630-(65-69) (Riley and McCormick Fonds). For personal papers relating to his daughter, Mary Isabelle McCormick Guichon, and histories of the company written by her, see M-6491 (Mary Guichon Fonds).
M-6640-1 Correspondence between Eneas and Mary Veronica (Vern) Curley McCormick. -- 1950-1960
M-6640-2 Scrapbook kept by Mary Veronica (Vern) Curley McCormick. -- 1956-1963
M-6640-3 Listing of contents of the Eneas and Mary Veronica (Vern) Curley McCormick home. -- 1968
M-6640-4 Newspaper clippings relating to Eneas McCormick and his first and second wives, Mary Louise McGannon and Mary Veronica (Vern) Curley. -- 1912-1996
M-6640-o.s. Map showing McCormick Oil Co. Ltd. holdings in southern Alberta. -- [ca. 1929-1930]
M-6640-5 Newspaper clippings relating to Eneas and Mary Louise McGannon McCormick's eldest son, Edward Joseph McCormick. -- 1962-2004. -- Includes obituary notice for Edward's wife, Isabelle Irene Rowan.
M-6640-6 Newspaper clippings relating to Eneas and Mary Louise McGannon McCormick's younger son, Michael James McCormick. -- 1998
Series 2 Photographs. -- [ca.1890]-1949. -- 29 photographs. -- The series consists of views of Eneas McCormick and his first wife Mary Louise McGannon, the family home at 228 Scarboro Ave. S.W., Calgary, and their children Edward James, Michael Joseph and Mary Isabelle McCormick. Note: These prints were copied from originals held by Mary A. McCormick, E.J. McCormick and Mary McCormick Guichon in 1983-1986. For additional photographs relating to Riley and McCormick Ltd., see PA-4026 and PB-1006 (Riley and McCormick Fonds). For additional photographs relating to Mary Isabelle McCormick Guichon, Mary Veronica (Vern) Curley McCormick, and other McCormick and Guichon family members, see PA-3996 and PB-996 (Mary Guichon Fonds).

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NA-3724-(1-9) Views of Eneas McCormick and his family and home. -- [ca. 1915]-1928. -- 9 photographs : b&w
NA-3734-1 View of McCormick family and friends attending the baptism of Daniel C. McCormick, Calgary. -- 1949. -- 1 photograph: b&w
NA-5070-(1-14) Views of Eneas McCormick, McCormick family home, Riley and McCormick workshops and stores, various other saddlery shops, and William James Riley and family. -- [ca.1890-ca.1930]. -- 14 photographs : b&w. -- Includes views of Great West Saddlery, Riley and McCormick parade floats, and Eneas's brother John McCormick with miners at Coppercliff near Sudbury, Ontario.
PA-1974-(1-5) Views of the McCormick family and home. -- [ca.1914-ca.1922]. -- 5 photographs : b&w

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