Armour Family collection, 1900
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Available for Research
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. Phillip D Armour Jr. died in 1900.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Catherine Bruck, University Archivist