Collection Hous.Fil - House file

326 Ravine Drive 2419 Saint Johns

Identity area

Reference code

US IlHpHS Hous.Fil

Title

House file

Date(s)

  • 1890-2004 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

2.5 Linear feet [mixed materials]

Context area

Name of creator

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

Please see accession log.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Scope and Content The House File comprised of resources pertaining specific addresses and residences in Highland Park and Fort Sheridan. The collection is made up of 2.5 linear feet of periodical clippings, original research, photographs and legal records; dating from the 1890s to early 2000s. This is an artificial collection, which has been arranged alphabetically according to street name.

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Accruals

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Conditions governing access

None known.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

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Archivist's note

Processed by Steve Freedman and Patrick Cerny.

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Physical storage

  • Box: 1-2