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Community cookbook collection

  • US IlHpHS comm.coo
  • Collection
  • 1909-1996

Cookbooks from display at Jean Butz House museum. Arrangement is chronological.

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Elisha Gray Collection

  • US IlHpHS elis.gra
  • Collection
  • Bulk, 1960-1990

This collection contains: photographs, patent specifications, correspondence, original research produced by the Highland Park Historical Society, newspaper clippings, magazine articles and other secondary publications pertaining to Elisha Gray, his inventions & his business endeavers. This collection contains items dating from 1860 to 2001; with the bulk of the collection dating from 1960 to 1990.

Franklin Institute.

Highland Park : the first hundred years : research responses

  • US IlHpHS high.fir
  • Collection
  • 1966-1969

This collection holds the clippings and other family or biographical information received by the Highland Park Historical Society in response to a questionnaire sent to families who lived in Highland Park, Illinois prior to 1940. Files are arranged alphabetically by last name.

This Highland Park centenary project culminated in the publication of "Highland Park : The First hundred years." The research and writing team included Anna Rigndahl, Lillian Tucker, Ruth Rose, Pat Heyman, Judi Nickol, James Wahlman, Chester Jones, and Marjorie Clavey.

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Highland Park residents in World War I

  • US IlHpHS resi.wwi
  • File
  • 1916-1918

Images, death notices (Dumaresq Spencer and Joy Curtis Bournique), monographs and other ephemeral papers documenting Highland Park, Illinois World War I soldiers' service.

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Individual file

  • US IlHpHS Indv.Fil
  • Collection
  • 1872-2002

The Individual File is comprised of resources documenting individuals and families of prominence who were born, lived or worked in Highland Park, Illinois. The collection is made up of 2.5 linear feet of periodical clippings; biographies and personal narratives; correspondence; photographs; ephemera; and legal records; dating from 1872 to 2002. This is an artificial collection that is arranged alphabetically by family name.

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Topical Files

  • US IlHpHS Topi.Fil
  • Collection
  • 1860-2004

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