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Armour Family collection, 1900

Identifier: 002.05.01

Letters of condolence to Phillip D. and Malvina Armour on death of their son, Phillip D. Armour, Jr. mostly from companies doing business with Armour & Co., most on company letterheads. Small amount are from personal friends. Collection includes one unidentified photo (carte de visit) of woman in nurse's uniform; taken in England.


  • Creation: 1900


Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

2 Folders

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. Phillip D Armour Jr. died in 1900.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 1998.025


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist

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

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