1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025
Monday-Friday 9 AM-9 PM
Saturday 9 AM-5 PM • Sunday 1 PM-5 PM
This Museum has valuable resources for Glenview researchers who are working on their house history as well as their family history. The website contains online directories, address conversion guides, and other unique and useful databases; and the Museum has building permits, fire insurance maps, and other resources.
The microfilm newspaper collection consists of Chicago newspapers on microfilm from 1833 to the present, including the Chicago Democrat, Chicago Defender, Chicago American, and others.
The Archives Department of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County collects, preserves, and makes available to researchers the non-current records created by the Cook County Court systems. Holdings date back from the 1871 Chicago Fire.
The Glenview History Center preserves the cultural heritage of Glenview and its people. Special resources include an obituary file, historical documents, and photographs.
Visit The Grove to learn more about aspects of Glenview history, and research the Kennicott Family Archive.
There are valuable genealogy resources at the local Illinois regional depository at the Ronald Williams Library of Northeastern Illinois University. Here you can find naturalization records, and more.
Visit the Family Search Centers to view their valuable microfilm collection of family records from around the world.
Visit the Great Lakes Branch of the National Archives in Chicago to find passenger records and other valuable genealogical documents.
The Newberry Library is free and open to all. It has an outstanding collection of genealogy resources such as family historic and more, that will help Glenview residents with their research.
Based at The Winnetka Library, the NSGS serves all the surrounding communities in the northeastern Chicago suburbs.