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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

Mandel family collection

  • US IlHpHS 2014.11
  • Collection
  • circa 1928-1945

This collection consists of three series: Images, bibliography and artifacts: more than 80 glass slide images of dwellings, landscape and interior of dwelling designed by David Adler and Frances Adler Elkins for Robert and Stella Mandel, a 16 volume descriptive bibliography of their library and artifacts documenting the Mandel family department store.

Mandel family

John Byrne Chamberlin, papers

  • US IlHpHS 2015.13
  • Collection
  • 1960

Chamberlin's daily agendas document his life, family and activities. Various clippings, programs and other ephemera are inserted in the volumes. Highland Park (Illinois) subjects and organizations documented include Trinity Episcopal Church (Highland Park, Ill.), the Flute and Fiddle Club, North Shore Chamber Orchestra, schools and school districts, and the Highland Park Chamber of Commerce. Other organizations and events include the inauguration of Illinois Governor James R. Thompson, the American Bicentennial, and the Chicago Bar Association. There are also 2 monthly calendars, 1978-1979.

The diary in the first year of the series begins, "still unemployed."

Chamberlin diary's also documented the weather, deaths in his personal life, as well as what he ate everyday.

Chamberlin, John Byrne