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McCormick Collection Index

This collection was donated by the family of George McCormick, 1841-1905. McCormick was a confederate army veteran, attorney, judge, and was elected attorney general of the State of Texas in 1878 and served until 1880. He was one of sixty-nine lawyers who met in Galveston in 1882 to organize the State Bar Association.
ID       Box Number Main Subject Sub-Topic 1 Sub-Topic 2 Location Time Frame
1 1 Andrus, Nannie Various Correspondence Handwritten Originals; Typed Carbons Columbus; Other 1862; 1906-1908
2 1 "Autographs of Prominent Men of the Southern Confederacy. . ." Autograph Booklet With Autographs Original. EXTREMELY FRAGILE Southern U.S. 187th or Early 19th Century
3 1 Columbus, History Of Various Documents Myrah Jane Draper, Lee Quinn Nesbitt Columbus 19th-20th Century
4 1 Constitutional Convention of Texas (Geo. McCormick, Member) Booklet Original. VERY FRAGILE Published: Austin, TX 1875
5 1 Cookbook, Columbus Cemetery Association Booklet of Recipes, Advertisements Original. FRAGILE Columbus 1884
6 1 Court Brief: Stafford vs. Dunovant (McCormick, Attorney) Booklet Original Columbus 1903
7 1 Daughters of the American Revolution Myrah Jane Draper Correspondence Original Columbus, Washington, D.C. 1971
8 1 Daughters of the Republic of Texas Programs, Myrah Draper Correspondence Originals Columbus, Austin 1955; 1966-1980
9 1 Draper, Myrah Jane McCormick "George McCormick, Confederate Soldier" Original Essay; Diary, Letters Excerpts Columbus Civil War Era; Modern Era
10 1 Draper, Myrah Jane McCormick Various Materials News Clippings, Receipts, Other Columbus Various Dates
11 1 "Events the Old Water Tower Has Seen," UDC Program Myrah McCormick, Lee Quinn Nesbitt Carbon Copy of Script Columbus 1975
12 1 "The Flag Code," Booklet Daughters of the American Revolution Original Published: Washington, D.C. 1877
13 1 Letters, Unknown Connection to McCormick or Related Families Personal Correspondences Handwritten Originals, Typewritten Various 19th-20th Centuries
14 1 Lookup, Lt. Alexander Civil War Documents, Deed Originals, Copies Columbus, Austin, England 1859; 1865-1873
15 1 Magnolia Homes Tour Ball Program Original Columbus 1989
16 1 McCormick, Etta Personal Correspondence Originals Columbus 19th, 20th Centuries
17 1 McCormick Family Photos (Includes Related Families) Originals Columbus, Other Various, 19th, 20th Centuries
18 1 McCormick, George (2) Correspondence, News Articles Regarding Originals W/Photo Re: Railroad Career Columbus, San Francisco CA 1938-1943
19 1 McCormick, George (2) Correspondence Re: Will of Leila McCormick Originals. FRAGILE San Francisco, CA 1941
20 1 McCormick, George (2) Estate Of Carbon Copies Columbus 1947
21 1 McCormick, George (2) Photos Of (One In Binder, Binder Fragile) Originals Unknown Modern Era; One WWII Era?
22 1 McCormick, George (2) (1872-1944) Retirement; Obituaries Originals Various 1942; 1945
23 1 McCormick, George, Honorable Certifications, Etc. Originals, Photocopies Colorado County; Texas 1864-1892 (Not All Years)
24 1 McCormick, George, Honorable Correspondence: U.S. Senate, House Originals Columbus; Washington, D.C. 1884-1902 (Not All Years)
25 1 McCormick, George, Honorable Correspondence, Various (Some FRAGILE) Originals Columbus; Other 1902-1903
26 1 McCormick, George, Honorable Correspondence In Leather Binder Original, NEEDS CARE IN HANDLING Columbus 1866
27 1 McCormick, George, Honorable Funeral Notice Originals Weimar 1905
28 1 McCormick, George, Honorable Legal, Court Cases, Etc. Originals, FRAGILE Columbus 1860-1905 (Not All Years)
29 1 McCormick, George, Honorable Texas Attorney General, Correspondence Originals Columbus, Austin 1878-1892
30 1 McCormick, George (To Become Honorable) Scrapbook of Poems, Etc Originals Fayette County, Other Civil War, Post Civil War Eras
31 1 McCormick, Leila Correspondence W/Father T.A. Hill Originals, Includes Photo of T.A. Hill Weimar 1900
32 1 McCormick, Leila Hill Obituary Photocopy Weimar 1936
33 1 McCormick, Mrs. A.L./Wirtz, A. J. Re: Phoebe J. Wirtz Estate Originals, Carbon Copies Columbus 1934-1935
34 1 McCormick, Myrah Thatcher Obituary/Funeral Notice Originals Weimar 1902
35 1 McCormick, Myrah Thatcher Personal Correspondence Originals, NEED CARE IN HANDLING Columbus 1902
36 1 McCormick, Stephen (W/Arthur McCormick Biography) Deed, Letter Originals Colorado County 1944; 1946; Other Dates
37 1 Memoirs Re: Columbus Likely UDC Program by Myrah Draper, Lee Nesbitt Originals Columbus Modern Era
38 1 Minutes, Columbus Fire Department (?) Handwritten Original, FRAGILE Columbus 1862
39 1 Military Appointments, Orders To Various Individuals (Can't Decipher) Original Colorado County 1869; 1874(?)
40 1 Miscellaneous Materials Applies to McCormick Collection Originals and Photocopies Various Locations Various Dates
41 1 News Clippings, Miscellaneous Apply to McCormick Collection Originals, FRAGILE Various Locations World War I Era, 1920s, 1930s
42 1 "Old" Law Office of Honorable George McCormick Negative Of Original Columbus Undated
43 1 Pen and Pencil Sketches Also Watercolors, Art Photography Originals Various, Some European Modern Era
44 1 Receipts Various Originals, One Copy Most Colorado County 19th Century
45 1 Shropshire-Upton Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy Constitution, By-Laws Original Booklet, EXTREMELY FRAGILE Columbus 1900
46 1 Texas Legislature Handbooks, Reports Originals, FRAGILE Published: Austin 1871; 1880; 1881
47 1 Thatcher, Mrs. Elizabeth UDC Memorial Notice Original Columbus 1906
48 1 United Confederate Veterans Constitutions, By-Laws Handbook/Letter Originals New Orleans, LA; Texas 1892;1900
49 1 United Daughters of the Confederacy Annual Meeting Minutes Original Handbook New Orleans 1973
50 1 United Daughters of the Confederacy Annual Meeting Minutes Original Handbook Charleston, S.C. 1975
51 1 United Daughters of the Confederacy Newspaper Clippings Originals Various Various Dates
52 1 United Daughters of the Confederacy Programs (Collection of Myrah Jane Draper) Originals, Copies Columbus 1970-1983
53 1 United Daughters of the Confederacy Variety of Materials (From Myrah Draper) Originals, Copies Columbus; Other Various Dates, Modern Era
54 1 United Daughters of the Confederacy, Local 80th Birthday, History Of (Myrah Draper) Photocopies Columbus 1980
55 1 "What the Daughters Do," Daughters of the American Revolution Booklet Original Published: Washington, D.C. 1957
56 2 "Basic Principles of Parliamentary Law and Protocol" Booklet Original Published: St. Louis, MO 1955
57 2 "The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine" General Interest Family Magazine Original, VERY FRAGILE Published: New York; London 1885
58 2 "A Chronology of American Railroads" Magazine Original Published: Washington, D.C. 1954
59 2 "Confederate Veterans Magazine" (2 Copies) Etta McCormick Subscription Originals, VERY Fragile Published: Nashville, TN 1927
60 2 "The Gulf Messenger" Magazine Original, FRAGILE Published: San Antonio, TX 1895
61 2 "The Jap Soldier" WWII Infantry Journal Original Published: Washington, D.C. 1943
62 2 "Railway Age" Magazine Original Published: Philadelphia, PA Aug. 1942
63 2 "Railway Age" Magazine Original Published: Philadelphia, PA June 1943
64 2 "Southern Pacific Bulletin" Magazines (3) Originals, Includes Brief Correspondence Published: San Francisco, CA 1937; 1940; 1942
65 2 Southern Pacific Bulletin" and "SP Bulletin" Magazines Originals Published: Houston, TX 1945
66 2 Texas State Historical Association Publications Catalog Original Published: Austin 1988
67 2 Victoria Bankshares, Inc. Annual Report Original Published: Victoria, TX 1989
68 3 Funeral Notices, Obituaries Scrapbook Originals Various Locations 19th-20th Centuries
69 3 Newspaper Clippings Collection of, EXTREMELY FRAGILE Originals Various Locations 19th-20th Centuries
70 3 Scrapbook, Honorable George McCormick Re: Career, Personal Originals Colorado County, Other 19th-20th Centuries
71 4 Children's Books Sales Sheet Re: "Toy" Books From Wooden Blocks Original Unknown 19th or Early 20th Century
72 4 "Delbridge Cotton Actuary" Booklet Re: Cotton Pricing Original, FRAGILE Published: St. Louis, MO 1906
73 4 "Man and His Mate" Small Book of Poems, Love Letters Original Published: Paris, TX 1908
74 4 McCormick, George, Honorable Ledger/Account Book Original, Needs Care in Handling Columbus 1870
75 4 "Ordinances of the City of Weimar" Booklet Original, VERY FRAGILE Weimar 1873 or 1875
76 4 "A Queer People" Small Book Re: Japanese Culture Original Unknown 1885
77 4 Speeches/Messages, Booklets Of Re: State Agricultural & Mechanical College Originals Austin 1877; 1879
78 4 "Southern Patriotic Songs" Booklet Original, FRAGILE Published: Galveston 1874
79 4 "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny" Small Children's Book Original, FRAGILE Published: New York, N.Y.(?) 1904
80 4 "Texian" Facts, Demographic Handbook Original, FRAGILE Published: Austin 1886
81 5 "Appeals From Hood County Pending in the Supreme Court" Pamphlet Belonging to Hon. Geo. McCormick Original Published: Tyler, TX 1870s(?)
82 5 "Biography of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence" Vol. II Book Belonging to Etta McCormick Original, VERY FRAGILE Published: Philadelphia, PA 1822
83 5 "The Book of Common Prayer" Hon. Geo. McCormick Gift to Wife Original Published: New York; London 1868; 1880
84 5 "The Doctrines and Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church South" Small Book Belonging Hon. Geo. McCormick Original, HANDLE WITH CARE Published: Nashville, TN 1883
85 5 "Guard Manual for Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates" Booklet Original Published: Concord, Mass. 1898
86 5 "Infantry Drill Regulations" Manual Original Published: New York, NY 1897
87 5 "Manual of Arms" Booklet Belonging to Hon. Geo. McCormick Original Published: New York, NY 1897
88 5 "Manual of Guard Duty" (2) Hardbook Booklets Original(s) Published: Washington, D.C. 1893
89 5 "Proceedings of the Democratic Convention of the State of Texas" Booklet of Minutes Original Published: Austin 1876
90 5 "Report of the Attorney-General of the State of Texas" (2) Booklet(2)(For 1876-1878) Original Published: Austin 1879
91 5 "The True Doctrine of State Rights. . .In Connection With Slavery" Booklet Original Published: Chicago, Ill. 1880
92 5 "United States Army Infantry Tactics" Small Book Belonging to Geo. McCormick Jr. Original Published: New York, NY 1888
93 6 "Ascent of Mt. Arrarat" Small Book (Lutheran) Original Published: Philadelphia, PA 1867
94 6 Envelope of Bonds, Mortgages, Bills of Sale, Etc. Belonging to Honorable George McCormick Originals, VERY FRAGILE Columbus 1850s, 1860s
95 6 McCormick, George, Honorable Journal of Memoranda, Business & Personal Original, CARE IN HANDLING Columbus 1870s-Early 1900s
96 6 McCormick, George, Honorable Leather Change Purse/Billfold Original Columbus 19th or Early 20th Century
97 6 McCormick, George, Honorable Re: Railroad Bridge Accounts Original, FRAGILE Columbus 1867
98 6 Receipt Framed Original Columbus 1873
99 6 Receipt Framed Original Columbus 1879
100 6 Spanish/English Dictionary Hard Back Original Philadelphia, Chappell Hill, TX 1859
101 7 "Debates in the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1875" Hard Back Book Original Published: Austin 1930
102 7 "First Texas United States Volunteer Infantry" Hard Back Book W/Photographs Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: Jacksonville, FL 1898
103 7 "Life of General A.S. Johnston" Hard Back Book Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: New York, NY 1878
104 7 "Life of General McCulloch" Hard Back Book Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: Philadelphia, PA 1888
105 7 "Life and Literary Remains of Sam Houston" Hard Back Book Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: Dallas 1884
106 7 "Lubbock's Memoirs: Six Decades in Texas" Hard Back Book Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: Austin 1900
107 7 "Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Vol. 1" Hard Back Book Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: New York, NY 1837
108 7 "Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Vol. 2" Hard Back Book Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: New York, NY 1837
109 7 "Memoirs of Robert. E. Lee" Hard Back Book Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: Philadelphia, PA 1886
110 7 "Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate States Armies" Hard Back Book By Gen. J.B. Hood Original, VERY FRAGILE Published: New Orleans, LA 1880
111 7 "Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1" Hard Back Book Re: Jeff Davis Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: New York, NY 1881
112 7 "Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 2" Hard Back Book Re: Jeff Davis Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: New York, NY 1881
113 7 "Seven Decades of the Union" Hard Back Book Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: Philadelphia, PA 1881
114 8 "Charters and Constitutions of the United States, Part 1" Book Signed "Coke" (Likely Gov. Coke Stevenson) to Geo. McCormick Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: Washington, D.C. 1878
115 8 "Charters and Constitutions of the United States, Part 2" Book, See Above Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: Washington, D.C. 1878
116 8 "The Constitutions of the Several States of the Union and United States" Hard Back Book Original, VERY FRAGILE Published: Cincinnati, OH 1853
117 8 "Criminal Laws of Texas" Includes 1881 News Clipping Re: Murder Acquittal of John D. Hunt Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: Waco 1881
118 8 "Dedication of the Washington Monument" Hard Back Book Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: Washington, D.C. 1885
119 8 "Fourteenth Annual Report of the Commissioner of Labor" Hard Back Book Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: Washington, D.C. 1903
120 8 "General Laws of the Twelfth Legislature of the State of Texas" Hard Back Book Original, BINDING VERY FRAGILE Published: Austin 1870
121 8 "General Laws of the State of Texas" Session of the 14th Legislature Original, FRAGILE Published: Houston 1874
122 8 "General and Special Laws of Texas" Session of the 16th Legislature Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: Galveston 1879
123 8 "Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest" Hard Back Book Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: New York, London 1899
124 8 "Pictorial History of the World" Hard Back Book Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: National Publishing Company 1877
125 8 "Twenty Years of Congress: From Lincoln to Garfield, Vol. 1" Hard Back Book Original, FRAGILE BINDING Published: Norwich, Conn. 1884
126 9 "El Campo Leader News" Newspaper Section Re: Wharton County History Original El Campo, TX 1986
127 9 Explosion of Dirigible Hindenburg Houston Post Newspaper Original, DAMAGED, FRAGILE New Jersey 1937
128 9 Field Notes Re: Geological Survey U.S. Army Photocopies South Central Texas Area 1912
129 9 Houston Chronicle Newspaper Death of Local Resident Army Pfc. Kirkpatrick Original, With Photograph Iraq 2005
130 9 Houston Chronicle Newspaper Photos of Army Pfc. Kirkpatrick Funeral Original Columbus 2005
131 9 Houston Post Newspaper Full Pages Re: Columbus Originals Columbus 1949-50; 1973; 1927
132 9 Houston Post -Dispatch Pull-Out Section Re: Columbus Original Columbus 1955
133 9 Large Scrapbook Copies of Colorado County Citizen Originals Columbus 1925, 1931, 1932, 1941, 1955
134 9 Large Scrapbook, Colorado County Citizen Colorado County Centennial Edition Original (6 Sections) Columbus 1957
135 9 Large Scrapbook Weimar Mercury Newspaper Original Weimar 1900
136 9 "Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin Land on Moon" Headline, London Daily Express Newspaper Original London/The Moon 1969
137 9 President John F. Kennedy, Funeral Of Houston Post Insert Original Washington, D.C. 1963
138 9 Rear Vision Mirror Newspaper Re-run of 1900 Galveston Hurricane Re-Print New Jersey; Published Ft. Worth, TX 1961
139 9 Tait Townhouse, Article Regarding With Photos, Sketch Houston Post Original, FRAGILE Columbus 1963
140 10 Large Scrapbook Confederate Soldiers' Signatures/Muster Roll Photocopy Columbus 1862; 1865
141 10 Large Scrapbook Colorado County Citizen Newspapers Originals Columbus 1911; 1914; 1915
142 10 Large Scrapbook Colorado County Citizen Newspapers Originals Columbus 1913-1924 (Not All Years)
143 10 Large Scrapbook Eagle Lake Headlight Newspapers Originals Eagle Lake 1919; 1922
144 10 Large Scrapbook Houston Post, Re: Galveston Hurricane Originals Galveston; Houston 1900
145 10 Large Scrapbook Weimar Mercury Newspaper Original Weimar 1897
146 11 Calendar-Type Notepad With Notes Original, FRAGILE Columbus? 18(90)s?
147 11 Composition Book Handwritten Notes Original Unknown Modern Era
148 11 Correspondence George McCormick (1), Personal/Business Originals, VERY FRAGILE Columbus, Other 1902-1904
149 11 Ledger Book Belonging to Robert L. Foard Original, VERY FRAGILE Local, Likely Columbus 1869