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Highland Park Historical Society
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Telephone directories collection

  • US IlHpHS Tele.dir
  • Collection
  • 1890-2014

Various Highland Park and neighboring communities arranged chronologically and by decade, white and yellow pages : 1890-1999 ; 1999-2000 ; 2001 ; 2002 ; 2002-2003 ; 2004-2005 ; 2007 ; 2008-2009 ; 2009-2010 (2) ; 2010 ; 2010-2011 ; 2011-2012 (2) ; 2012 ; 2013 ; 2013-2014 ; 2014.
Issues dated 1908-1913 have been digitized and are available on the Library's website via the link below.

Highland Park Historical Society

Business series

  • US IlHpHS busi.ser
  • Series
  • 1864-2008

This series contains records relating to business in Highland Park, IL that are either prominent or business that conducted transactions with the city of Highland Park. This is an artificial series created by the Highland Park Historical Society. The dates range from the late 19th century to the early 21st century. The series contains brochures, photographs, business receipts, correspondence, and advertisements relating to business in Highland Park, chiefly arranged by business name.

Highland Park Historical Society

Visual Photograph

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Pho
  • Collection
  • 1853-2003

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.

Highland Park Historical Society

Fort Sheridan Collection

  • US IlHpHS fort.she
  • Collection
  • 1887-2000

This artificial collection, which appears to have been created by the Highland Park Historical Society, contains files related to the Fort Sheridan army base (active from 1887-1993) located in Fort Sheridan, Illinois. The files contain records regarding the history of Fort Sheridan, ceremonies and events held there, its redevelopment, visitor's guides and photographs documenting its history. It is arranged by topic.

Fort Sheridan (Ill.).

Maps

  • US IlHpHS R2013-3
  • Collection
  • 1820-2000

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.

Highland Park Historical Society

Ravinia Park Collection

  • US IlHpHS Ravi.par
  • Collection
  • Bulk, 1920-2000

This artificial collection, created by the Highland Park Historical Society, contains records relating to the Ravinia Park in Highland Park, IL. The collection contains records relating to Ravinia's history, construction, opening and annual festival. The collection also contains photographs of the park as well as newsletters that contain articles about the park. The dates of the materials range from the early 20th century to the early 21st century; the bulk of the material dates from the 20th century.

Highland Park Historical Society

Exmoor Country Club Collection

  • US IlHpHS Exmo.cou
  • Collection
  • 1896-1996

This collection contains images, clippings, monographs, and other ephemera documenting Exmoor Country Club.

Highland Park Historical Society

Highland Park Hospital Collection

  • US IlHpHS hosp.col
  • Collection
  • 1917-1989

This collection documents the Highland Park Hospital. There are two series: Friends of Highland Park Hospital and Highland Park Hospital.

The first series holds reports and other materials created by the Friends of Highland Park Hospital and related organizations. The community funded hospital and its supporting organizations created and disseminated updates on the hospital's progress, events, and free general health information. The Hospital also had a Thrift Shop, run by the Highland Park Hospital Auxiliary. This series includes newsletters, annual reports, correspondence, pamphlets, and thrift shop information.

The second series, Highland Park Hospital, documents the Highland Park Hospital. It holds material to increase awareness and promote the Hospital. Annual reports, early birth records, correspondence, hospital development information, program information, pamphlets, newsletters, newspaper clippings, newspapers, photographs (images and negatives), and stock certificates comprise this collection.

Highland Park Historical Society

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

Diplomas, certifications and certificates of achievement

  • US IlHpHS Dipl.cer
  • Collection
  • 1887-1984

This collection is composed of diplomas, certifications and appointments ranging in date from 1887 to 1984. This is an artificial collection put together by the museum. Included in the collection is Meville Cobb's grammer school diploma from 1908.

Highland Park Historical Society

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