Collection Erne.gru - Ernest A Grunsfeld, Jr. Collection

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US IlHpHS Erne.gru


Ernest A Grunsfeld, Jr. Collection


  • Bulk, 1924-1936 (Creation)
  • 1924-1947 (Creation)

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19.0 Folders

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Archival history

Custodial History note Collection was donated by Mr. & Mrs. Ernest A. Grunsfeld III in December 1980.

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Scope and content

The Ernest A. Grunsfeld Jr collection contains hand drawn architectural plans, schedules, surveys, detailed notes, and blueprints. The collection is a combination of new construction undertaken by Grunsfled and various collaborators, including alterations Grunsfeld undertook on existing buildings. All the buildings covered are private residences and were built in the area now known as Highland Park, Illinois.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

The Ernest A. Grunsfeld Collection was appraised by The Office of Wiilbert R. Hasbrouck, Architect, Historic Resources, 711 S. Dearborn St., chicago Il on December 18, 1980. Highland Park Historical Society has an itemized appraisal on file.


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  • English

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Archivist's note

Processed by Jami Thompson, 2010.

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  • Map cabinet: Untitled