Philip D. Armour, Sr. papers, 1890-1899
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.
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Biographical / Historical
Philip D Armour (1832-1901) was an American industrialist best known for founding Armour & 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.
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Catherine Bruck, University Archivist