Series busi.ser - Business series

Identity area

Reference code

US IlHpHS busi.ser

Title

Business series

Date(s)

  • 1864-2008 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

ca. .5 Cubic feet : 1 Box

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Administrative history

Highland Park has a diversity of churches and synagogues, representing multiple denominations. From the first, a Catholic Church a cabin of oak logs erected by early settlers in 1846 to the Christian Science Church built in 1904 (the building was sold to the City in 1984), this collection comprises documents, service programs, photographs, newspaper articles and other materials pertinent to the Roman Catholic, Evangelical, Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist, and other Christian churches and materials pertinent to several Jewish synagogues serving the community.

Archival history

This collection was created by the Highland Park Historical Society from various sources and accessions.

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Scope and content

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.

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Accruals

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None known.

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Language of material

  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

The physical condition of this series is at various stages. Most of the series is in good condition. However, some of the older records from the late 19th century or early 20th century are brittle and fragile and should be handled with care.

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Archivist's note

Processed by Eve Mangurten, 2012.

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Physical storage

  • Box: 1