McCormick-International Harvester Collection Bibliography


Books on the history of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company and International Harvester Company:
  • Marsh, Barbara; A Corporate Tragedy: The Agony of International Harvester Company . New York: Doubleday and Co., 1985
  • Carstensen, Fred; American Enterprise in Foreign Markets: Studies of Singer and International Harvester in Imperial Russia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1984
  • Ozanne, Robert W.; A Century of Labor-Management Relations at McCormick and International Harvester. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1967
  • Ozanne, Robert W.; Wages in Practice and Theory; McCormick and International Harvester, 1860-1960. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1968

Historical works with an emphasis on the development of agricultural equipment:

  • Baumheckel, Ralph and Kent Borghoff; International Harvester Farm Equipment: Product History, 1831-1985. American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 1997
  • Fay, Guy; International Harvester Experimental and Prototype Tractors. Osceola, Wisconsin: Motorbooks International, 1998
  • Hurt, R. Douglas; Agricultural Technology in the Twentieth Century. Manhattan, KS: Sunflower University Press, c. 1991
  • Hurt, R. Douglas; American Farm Tools from Hand-Power to Steam-Power. Manhattan, KS: Sunflower University Press, c. 1982
  • Klancher, Lee; Farmall Tractors. Osceola, Wisconsin: Motorbooks International, 1995
  • Wendel, C.H.; 150 Years of International Harvester. Sarasota, Florida: Crestline Publishing, 1981
  • Iconographix Photo Archive Series, Photographs from the McCormick-International Harvester Company Collection, edited with introduction by P.A. Letourneau. Six titles in the series cover IHC tractors: Farmall Regular, Farmall F-Series, Farmall H, Farmall M, Tractors and Farmall Super Series.

Cyrus Hall McCormick and family:

  • Harrison, Gilbert A.; A Timeless Affair: the life of Anita McCormick Blaine. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979.
  • Hutchinson, William T.; Cyrus Hall McCormick, Vols. I & II. New York: Appleton-Century Co., New York, 1935.
  • Roderick, Stella Virginia; Nettie Fowler McCormick. Rindge, NH: Smith Publisher, Inc., 1956.

Books for collectors of International Harvester tractors:

  • Fay, Guy; International Harvester Tractor Data Book. Osceola, Wisconsin: Motorbooks International, 1997
  • Fay, Guy; Farmall Letter Series Tractors: Originality Guide. Osceola, Wisconsin: Motorbooks International, 1999
  • Updike, Kenneth; International Harvester Tractor Identification Guide, 1939-1985. Wisconsin: Kenneth Updike, 1995

Books on the history of advertising:

  • Fraser, James; The American Billboard: 100 Years. N.Y.: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1991.
  • Lears, T.J. Jackson; Fables of Abundance: A Cultural History of Advertising in America. New York: Basic Books, 1994
  • Marchand, Roland; Advertising the American Dream: Making Way for Modernity, 1920-1940. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985
  • Norris, James D; Advertising and the Transformation of American Society, 1865-1920. New York : Greenwood Press, 1990.

Books on the history of lithography:

  • Griffits, Thomas Edgar; Colour printing, a practical demonstration of colour printing by letterpress, photo-offset lithography and drawn lithography, with illustrations demonstrating alternative methods of production and including a
  • comprehensive colour chart. London: Faber and Faber, 1949
  • Marzio, Peter C.; The Democratic Art: Chromolithography, 1840-1900: Pictures for a 19th Century America. Boston: D.R. Godine, 1979

Books on the history of posters:

  • Hutchison, Harold Frederick; The Poster: An Illustrated History from 1860. New York: Viking Press, c. 1968.
  • Rickards, Maurice; The Rise and Fall of the Poster. Newton Abbot, England: David & Charles, 1971.

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