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Philip D. Armour, Sr. papers, 1890-1899

Identifier: 002.05.02

Thirty-two letters, mostly from Philip D. Armour, Sr. to Frank Miles who was apparently an agent of Armour & Co. The letters discuss Miles' travels to various Armour packing houses where he did inspections and set prices.


  • Creation: 1890-1899


Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

32 Item (letters )

Biographical / Historical

Philip D Armour (1832-1901) was an American industrialist best known for founding Armour &amp Company, a meatpacking company based in Chicago. He funded the Armour Mission and later the Armour Institute of Technology, and the Armour family remained involved in the school for many years. He married Malvina Belle Ogden in 1962, and the couple had two sons.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 1998.055


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist

Part of the Paul V. Galvin Library. University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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