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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.

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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.

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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.

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Highland Park Settlement to the 1920s collection

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Set
  • Series
  • 1860-1974, No Date

This collection contains images used in "Highland Park Settlement to the 1920s" local history book. These items were pulled from other collections for the use in the Settlement book and have not been rearranged.

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Business series

  • US IlHpHS busi.ser
  • Series
  • 1864-2008

This series contains records relating to business in Highland Park, IL that are either prominent or business that conducted transactions with the city of Highland Park. This is an artificial series created by the Highland Park Historical Society. The dates range from the late 19th century to the early 21st century. The series contains brochures, photographs, business receipts, correspondence, and advertisements relating to business in Highland Park, chiefly arranged by business name.

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35mm slides of Highland Park

  • Collection
  • 1870

This collection contains 272 35mm slides and 3 discs with corresponding digital objects. The slides contain photos of architecture around Highland Park (both indoor and outdoor) as well as the railroad, people, maps of Highland Park, advertisements, and newspaper clippings ranging from the late 19th century to the mid 20th century.

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Fort Sheridan Collection

  • US IlHpHS fort.she
  • Collection
  • 1887-2000

This artificial collection, which appears to have been created by the Highland Park Historical Society, contains files related to the Fort Sheridan army base (active from 1887-1993) located in Fort Sheridan, Illinois. The files contain records regarding the history of Fort Sheridan, ceremonies and events held there, its redevelopment, visitor's guides and photographs documenting its history. It is arranged by topic.

Fort Sheridan (Ill.).

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.

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Telephone directories collection

  • US IlHpHS Tele.dir
  • Collection
  • 1890-2014

Various Highland Park and neighboring communities arranged chronologically and by decade, white and yellow pages : 1890-1999 ; 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.
Issues dated 1908-1913 have been digitized and are available on the Library's website via the link below.

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Exmoor Country Club Collection

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

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

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