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Mellody Farm, Lake Forest

Identifier: C Photo Album 272

Scope and Contents

Interior and exterior views of Mellody Farm, the estate of J. Ogden Armour designed and constructed by Arthur Heun between 1904 and 1908, in Lake Forest, Illinois. The gardens were designed by Jens Jensen.


  • ca 1920

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

J. Ogden Armour was a representative second-generation scion of a Chicago meat packing fortune. He went bankrupt in the 1921 stock market crash.


2 photo box(es)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source: unknown.


Cover title.


Formerly PAFI Album # 272


Albums have green Moroccan leather covers with watered silk end covers.

Table of Contents

[Album A] Mellody Farms, Lake Forest [exterior views] -- [Album B] Mellody Farms, Lake Forest [interior views].

Finding Aid for the Mellody Farm, Lake Forest[graphic]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States