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Time capsule contents

  • US IlHpHS 1971.hp150
  • Series
  • 1969-1971

Seventeen printed items and ephemera, including postcards, monographs, periodicals, a telephone directory, and silver dollar placed in safe deposit bank in 1971. Series also includes notes from opening, key envelope and engraved plaque.

Highland Park Historical Society

General

This series contains items from both Henry Arenberg's personal life as well as his professional life while involved with the Highland Park Historical Society. It contains items both fro HPHS, various committees, news events, and miscellaneous items.

Arenberg, Henry X

Highland Park Centennial Collection

  • US IlHpHS Cent.col
  • Collection
  • 1959-1976

This collection, created by the Highland Park Historical Society, contains materials relating to Highland Park's centennial celebration in 1969. The collection includes memorabilia such as stickers, candle holders, and wooden nickels, the Centennial Anniversary Dinner programs, manuscripts for publications about Highland Park history, especially in reference to its centennial, special editions of local news publications covering the centennial, news clippings, and the centennial banner.

Highland Park Chamber of Commerce

Diplomas, certifications and certificates of achievement

  • US IlHpHS Dipl.cer
  • Collection
  • 1887-1984

This collection is composed of diplomas, certifications and appointments ranging in date from 1887 to 1984. This is an artificial collection put together by the museum. Included in the collection is Meville Cobb's grammer school diploma from 1908.

Highland Park Historical Society

Exmoor Country Club Collection

  • US IlHpHS Exmo.cou
  • Collection
  • 1896-1996

This collection contains images, clippings, monographs, and other ephemera documenting Exmoor Country Club.

Highland Park Historical Society

Maps

  • US IlHpHS R2013-3
  • Collection
  • 1820-2000

This artificial collection created by the Society consists of 31 oversize, chiefly mounted, maps. Many of the mountings have maps on both sides. Maps are of Highland Park, Illinois. There are several maps of the state of Illinois. An inventory file entitled "Map Collection" contains images of several of the maps. An asterisk in the inventory indicates items in this collection.

Highland Park Historical Society

Ravinia Park Collection

  • US IlHpHS Ravi.par
  • Collection
  • Bulk, 1920-2000

This artificial collection, created by the Highland Park Historical Society, contains records relating to the Ravinia Park in Highland Park, IL. The collection contains records relating to Ravinia's history, construction, opening and annual festival. The collection also contains photographs of the park as well as newsletters that contain articles about the park. The dates of the materials range from the early 20th century to the early 21st century; the bulk of the material dates from the 20th century.

Highland Park Historical Society

Telephone directories collection

  • US IlHpHS Tele.dir
  • 1890-2014

Various Highland Park and neighboring communities white and yellow pages : 1999-2000 ; 2001 ; 2002 ; 2002-2003 ; 2004-2005 ; 2007 ; 2008-2009 ; 2009-2010 (2) ; 2010 ; 2010-2011 ; 2011-2012 (2) ; 2012 ; 2013 ; 2013-2014 ; 2014

Highland Park Historical Society

Highland Park film visual collection

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Fil
  • Series
  • 1840-1981, No Date

This collection is comprised of images used in the film created about Highland Park Film entitled 'The History of Highland Park'. There are 2 boxes with the first box having 5 folders of various images. Topics range from churches to parades and piers. The second box has 8 folders ranging from buildings to bridges and other various buildings around Highland Park.

The bulk of the images date from the 1869 founding of Highland Park, Illinois to the early 20th century.

Highland Park Historical Society

Visual Photograph

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Pho
  • Collection
  • 1853-2003

This collection is made up of general photographs from the Highland Park Historical Society archives. It is comprised of 17 (artificial_ series with 29 sub series. The series are divided into topics with the sub series dividing some of the larger series into more specific smaller topics, while remaining general. The topics that are covered in this collection include places, locations, buildings, negatives, and people. Many of the images were done at the Brand Brothers Studio in Highland Park. Their photographic contribution to the documentation of Highland Park through the years is vitally important and the majority of the images held by HPHS.

Highland Park Historical Society

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