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Genealogy Area Resources
Chicago History Museum

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.

Chicago Public Library

Find Chicago newspapers, photographs, documents, and more. Search CPL’s digital, archival, and special collections for valuable information about Chicago and its suburbs.

Cook County Circuit Court
Records and Archives Department

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.

Glenview History Center

The Glenview History Center preserves the cultural heritage of Glenview and its people. Special resources include an obituary file, historical documents, and photographs.

The Grove
National Historic Landmark

Visit The Grove to learn more about aspects of Glenview history, and research the Kennicott Family Archive.

Illinois Regional Archives Depository

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.

LDS Family Search Centers

Visit the Family Search Centers to view their valuable microfilm collection of family records from around the world.

National Archives
Great Lakes Region

Visit the Great Lakes Branch of the National Archives in Chicago to find passenger records and other valuable genealogical documents.

Newberry Library

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.

North Suburban Genealogical Society

Based at The Winnetka Library, the NSGS serves all the surrounding communities in the northeastern Chicago suburbs.

Please email the Reference Services Staff
call 847-729-7500 x 7700, or visit the Reference Desk for database assistance.