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Find maps that identify enumeration districts, census research tools, street number and street name changes, and 1928-1929 Polk Criss-Cross Directory.
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Archive of Declarations of Intention petitions filed by those wishing to become U.S. citizens.
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A special collection of more than 300 books, periodicals, original genealogies, local histories and microfilm (PDF) donated to the library by Mrs. Gertrude Lundberg (PDF) and her family, who were also professional genealogists. To use these Lundberg resources, please visit the Reference Services Desk. To see a list of titles and call numbers in the Lundberg Collection, search the Library catalog under the subject heading Lundberg Collection (links to catalog) or by author, title, or keyword of specific books. Other valuable links to the Lundberg Collection are listed to the right.
Helpful organizations for genealogical research in the Glenview area
A list of historic cemeteries in which members of Glenview founding families are buried.
Church records are a good resource for genealogical research. This list of Glenview churches includes locations, contact information, and year founded.
Visit the Glenview Public Library’s Genealogy & Local History blog to discover helpful information about books, meetings, programs, websites, and more.
Housed in the Genealogy & Local History Room, this file contains clippings from local newspapers. Filed by subject.
List of Glenview newspapers on microfilm available for your research purposes.
An index of obituaries from local sources.
To locate a notice, please contact the Reference Services Desk at 847-729-7500 x 7700 or mail this form (PDF) to Reference Services Department, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025.
If the notice you are researching is not found with Glenview Library resources,please review these suggestions (PDF).
Looking to volunteer in the community? Are you a genealogist? The Glenview Public Library is seeking volunteers to help patrons use the resources in the new Genealogy & Local History Room. Print an application form (PDF).