The consists of correspondence, vaccination records, confirmation certificates, receipts, and other documents arranged in chronological order by and documenting the Brand and Ott families in both Alsace and Illinois.
The first folder contains undated records and record fragments, the second contains correspondence and other papers.
The Ernest A. Grunsfeld Jr collection contains hand drawn architectural plans, schedules, surveys, detailed notes, and blueprints. The collection is a combination of new construction undertaken by Grunsfled and various collaborators, including alterations Grunsfeld undertook on existing buildings. All the buildings covered are private residences and were built in the area now known as Highland Park, Illinois.
These plans are for an analemmatic dial in Highland Park. Two of the plans focus on the structure of the analemmatic dial (4/26/76) and one focuses on the sundial site- landscaping on Central and St. Johns (1/5/77 rev. 7/7/77). The plans were drawn by Jerry Man.
This collection includes plans for commercial development on the northwest corner of Central Ave. and First St. in Highland Park, Illinois. The plans included cover various floors in the building, parking, signage, electrical, mechanical and revised plans. The dates of the plans range from October 23, 1962 until May 7, 1964. The architects for the plans were Loebl, Schlossman, and Bennett, Chicago, Illinois.
This collection documents early Highland Park and Elm Place School. It is a series of class photographs and teaching aids. The collection has been arranged into 5 series with a list of each item in that series. They are mostly black and white and a few have been damaged. They are all 4x5. These slides may have been taken chiefly by Jesse Lowe Smith. Brand Studio may also be responsible for some of the photography.
The map of Highland Park and vicinity was compiled by Windes and Marsh, civil engineers and surveyors. The map is color coded. The date on the map is 1934. However, there is a note: P.E. Cole, city engineer, January 1938. The atlas of the city of Highland Park, Lake County Index sheet shows a street index of Highland Park that is color coded. The index sheet was drawn in 1932 by D.D. Corrough and P.E. Cole and revised 26 Feb 1939 by Corrough and 18 July 1939 by P.E. Cole.