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Arenberg, Henry X
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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

People

This series contains information on prominent Highland Parkers. The information was collected by Henry Arenberg, and includes correspondence with the various people he created the files about.

Arenberg, Henry X

Slides

These slides contain images of the historic homes around Highland Park, as well as some monuments and locations.

Arenberg, Henry X

Highland Park scenes

  • US IlHpHS high.sce
  • Collection
  • ca. 1967-1974

This collection is comprised of photographic slides taken in Highland Park and the surrounding area from February 1959 through November 1981. The images document: holiday related town events such as the 4th of July parade, main avenues of transportation, and significant landmarks such as the Stupey Cabin, the Elisha Grey House, local schools and the Highland Park Historical Society.

Arenberg, Henry X

Highland Park Kodachrome Slide Collection

  • US IlHpHS high.kod
  • Collection
  • Bulk, 1967-1972

Likely created by Henry X Arenberg, this collection of Kodachrome slides documents local landmarks and civic life in Highland Park and Highwood, Illinois during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Many slides show Highland Park's downtown shopping and business district, Central Avenue, and document the area's changing landscape including the construction of medians and businesses. The slides contain images of houses, businesses, the annual July 4th parade, municipal buildings, the relocation of Highland Park Historical Society's Stupey Cabin and fire and police personnel. This collection also documents recreational activities such as camping and participation in Girl Scouts.

Arenberg, Henry X

Oversized

These items are oversized and awkwardly shaped. They are items that need to be stored flat and wraped individually.

Arenberg, Henry X

Commuters

at Highland Park station.

Arenberg, Henry X

Henry X Arenberg, papers

  • US IlHpHS 2012.11
  • Collection
  • 1923-1997

Henry X Arenberg's papers chiefly document his role in the civic life of Highland Park, Illinois. The bulk of this collection consists of event planning correspondence, committee participation records, and photographs of historic buildings and locations. It also contains a wide collection of newspaper clippings.

There are 6 series and 2 subseries the the collection. The first series is Oversized, which contains items that were too large to be placed in the other boxes, or awkwardly shaped items. The second series is General. It contains correspondence from committees and events that broadly interested Arenberg; including, but not exclusively, Highland Park or his photography. The third series is People, containing various people of Highland Park. The fourth series is Photographs, which contains general photographs not associated with a subseries, and then 2 subseries. The first subseries is Homes, which contains images of homes from around Highland Park. The second subseries is National Registry, which contains images of homes, monuments, and locations listed on or suggested to be listed on the National Registrar of Historic Places. The fifth series is Preservation, which contains information dealing with actions taken to preserve various locations, monuments, and buildings in Highland Park. The sixth and final series is Publications, which contains various books and articles that involved Henry Arenberg and were published either by himself of via the Highland Park Historical Society.

Arenberg, Henry X