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.
Scope and Contents note This is an artificial collection created by the Highland Park Historical Society. Much of the donor information for the collection is unknown. The contents of the collection includes abstracts and examinations of title and deeds of warranty and/ or mortgages relating to the Highland Park area. The dates of the materials span from crca 1839-1934.
Records, chiefly regarding land indentures and deeds for Stupey and Gerhardt families in Highland Park, Illinois. Includes family correspondence and photo of Peter C. Stupey (1848-1928) and Highland Park families dressed for excursion to World's Fair, 1893
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.
Letters written from Lake County, Illinois soldier home to his parents in Warren Township, Illinois regarding life and events in the Illinois 65th Infantry regiment and on the battlefield. Correspondence, discharge and pension papers, and newspaper article are arranged chronologically. The folder also includes mounted uniform buttons and Army and Regimental pins and the History and Roster of the Sixty-Fifth Illinois Infantry. There are photocopies of all the documents in a second folder
Various papers regarding the Highland Park Building Company; especially its dissolution, plus newspaper clipping, portrait of Hawkins and reproduction of hand-colored photograph of Hawkins in front of bank with a family of six.