Collection R2013-3 - Maps

Identity area

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US IlHpHS R2013-3




  • 1820-2000 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

31 Items [Cartographic material]

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Please see archivist.

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Scope and content

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.

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Language of material

  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Maps range from good condition to fair/poor. Unsafe adhesives and other materials have been used for mounting, causing further damage.

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Notes area


A DVD of a lecture given by Jobe Cerny, "Highland Park Historical Maps 2007" is available.

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Archivist's note

Processed by Eve Mangurten.

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Physical storage

  • Map-case: 1-31
  • Shelf: Untitled