The collections include books, manuscripts, maps, photographs, newspapers, scrapbooks, records of local organizations, local government records, and related materials documenting Highland Park history and culture from the 1800s to the present. The collections include resources on Ravinia, Fort Sheridan, and the surrounding area. Archives and Local History collections are reference only and cannot be borrowed. The Archivist and the Information and Reader Services Librarians will assist you. Photocopying or other reproduction of Archives & Local History materials may be restricted. Please read the Reproduction and Use Agreement.
Information and Reader Services
- 847-432-0216 x 138
Research assistance is available all hours that the library is open
Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Search the Archives and Local History Collections catalog.
Search by Subject for “Highland Park (Ill.)” in the general catalog.
Other local history resources: