Books and Resources on Lake Forest, Lake County, and North Shore History in the collection of the Lake Forest Library

BOOKS:
Ref/050 (Business Room)
Kelly, Kathleen
Lake Forester Index, 1968-1993

283
Bowman, Raelene Lyons
Church of the Holy Spirit: The First 100 Years
Church of the Holy Spirit, 2002

Ref/304.62 ( Lake Forest Collection)
Jeter, Helen Rankin
Trends of Population in the Region of Chicago
University of Chicago, 1927

Ref/352 ( Lake Forest Collection)
City Charter and Revised Ordinances of the City of Lake Forest
City of Lake Forest, 1909 (with updates)

370.1
Zilversmit, Arthur
Changing Schools: Progressive Education Theory
and Practice, 1930-1960
University of Chicago Press, 1993

373.77
Arpee, Edward
The History of Lake Forest Academy
R.F. Seymour, 1944

373.77
Pridmore, Jay
Many Hearts and Many Hands: The History
of Ferry Hall and Lake Forest Academy
Lake Forest Academy, 1994

378.009
Schulze, Franz
30 Miles North: A History of Lake Forest College
Lake Forest College, 2000

Ref/385.065 ( Lake Forest Collection)
Donnelley, Elliott
The Tracks to Town
Lake Forest – Lake Bluff Historical Society, 1981

508
Friederici, Peter
The Suburban Wild
University of Georgia Press, 1999

720.973
Greene, Virginia A.
The Architecture of Howard Van Doren Shaw
Chicago Review Press, 1998

720.9773
An Architectural Album: Chicago’s North Shore
Junior League of Evanston, 1988

720.9773
Dart, Susan
Market Square, Lake Forest, Illinois
Lake Forest – Lake Bluff Historical Society, 1984

720.977311
Schulze, Franz ed.
Chicago’s Famous Buildings: A Photographic Guide
to the City’s Architectural Landmarks
University of Chicago Press, 2003

720.97732
A Preservation Foundation Guide to National Register
Properties, Lake Forest, Illinois
Lake Forest Foundation for Historic Preservation, 1991

720.977321
Clark, Edwin Hill
Residences in Lake Forest, Illinois
Edwin Hill Clark, 2000

728.0977321
Coventry, Kim
Classic Country Estates of Lake Forest
W.W.Norton, 2003

779
Estrin, Mary Lloyd
To the Manor Born
New York Graphic Society, 1979

917.7311
Bach, Ira J.
A guide to Chicago’s Historic Suburbs
on Wheels and on Foot
Swallow Press, 1981

917.7311
Fargo, Jason
A Native’s Guide to Chicago’s Northern
Suburbs
Claremont Press, 1999
BOOKS continued..
917.7321
Carroll, Barry J.
Lake Forest: A very Special Place
Carroll International, 1996

977.32
Arpee, Arpee; supplement by Susan Dart
Lake Forest, Illinois: History and
Reminiscences, 1861-1961
Lake Forest – Lake Bluff Historical
Society, 1991

977.32
Ebner, Michael H.
Creating Chicago’s North: A Suburban History
University of Chicago Press, 1988

Ref/977.32 ( Lake Forest Collection)
Kelley, Brooks
The Transformation of Lake County, Illinois,
Between 1900 and 1910
University of Chicago, 1956

977.32
Lake Forest High School: The First Thirty Years
Lake Forest High School, 1972

977.32
Meads, Joseph K.
How It All Began
Lake Forest – Lake Bluff Historical Society, 1976

977.321
Bergmann, Paul
Deerpath Hill Estates National Register Applications
Paul Bergmann, 2006

977.321
Church of St. Mary, 1875-2000
Walsworth, 2000

977.321
Dretske, Diana
Lake County, Illinois
Heritage Media Corp, 2002

Ref/977.321
Dretske, Diana
What’s in a Name?: The Origin of Place Names
in Lake County, Illinois
Lake County Museum, 1998

977.321
Halsey, John J.
A History of Lake County, Illinois
R. S. Bates, 1912
Ref/977.321 ( Lake Forest Collection)

Hamilton-Smith, Katherine
Notes from the Lake County Museum
Lake County Museum, 1999

977.321
Hayes, Alice Ryerson
Ragdale: A History and Guide
Ragdale Foundation, 1990

Ref/977.321 ( Lake Forest Collection)
Lake County Roots: A Pictorial Review of Lake county
Heritage House, 1996

977.321
Lake Forest Cemetery, Lake Forest, Illinois
Lake Forest – Lake Bluff Historical Society, 1994

977.321
Lake Forest Day: 100 Years of Celebration
Arcadia Publishing, 2008

977.321
Miller, Arthur H.
Lake Forest: Estates, People, and Culture
Arcadia Publishing, 2000

977.321
Mullery, Virginia
Lake County, Illinois: This Land of Lakes and Rivers
Windsor Publications, 1989

Ref/977.321 ( Lake Forest Collection)
Onwentsia Club, 1895-1995: A Centennial History
Onwentsia Club, 1995

977.321
Turnbull, Henry K.
Deerpath Hill Estate
Mercantile, 1929

B/Aldis
Kimbrel, Dawn K.
The Aldis Compound
Lake Forest – Lake Bluff Historical Society, 1994

B/B 166 ( Lake Forest Collection)
Baker, Frances
Forest Trails: A Journal
Gothic Press, 1910

Fort Sheridan Cemetery Burials (reference desk)
Fort Sheridan Cemetery, 1891 - present
Lake Forest Collection

Forest Trails (yearbook)
Lake Forest High School, 1980 – present

Lake Forest Phone Book, 1980 – present

NEWSPAPERS:
The Lake Forester (microfilm, 1899-present)

The Lake Forester (online database, 1995-present)

Chicago Tribune (online database, 1985-present)
Newsbank (Database)

Chicago Tribune (historical online dataset, 1849-1985)
Proquest

 

AUDIO-VISUALS AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA:
SmartSearch Database
The “Community Cornerstone” digitized
architecture files available for in-Library use.

 

Shields Township Assessor’s Books, 1851-1886
(2 reels, microfilm cabinets)

 

“Elawa Farm” (DVD)

 

“ Lake Forest: A Special Place” (DVD)

 

“ Lake Forest Day Parade, August 1998” (DVD

 

“Michael Croydon Sculpture Presentation,
December 12, 1995” (DVD)

 

WEB SITES:
“African-American History in Lake Forest”,
Arthur Miller, Lake Forest College
http://www.lib.lfc.edu/special/tour.html

 

Digital Past, North Suburban Library System
http://www.digitalpast.org

 

“ Lake Forest Country Places”, Arthur Miller,
Lake Forest College
http://www.lib.lfc.edu/special/lfcountry.html

 

Lake Forest Historical Population Figures, Lake Forest
Library


ORGANIZATIONS:
Lake County Discovery Museum

Lakewood Forest Preserve, 27277 Forest
Preserve Dr., Wauconda, IL 60084
847-968-3400
http://www.lcfpd.org/discovery_museum

 

Lake Forest Foundation for Historic
Preservation
400 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045
847-234-1230
http://www.lfpf.org

 

Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce
695 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest, IL 60045
847-234-4282
http://www.lakeforestonline.com

 

Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society
361 E. Westminster Rd., P. O Box 82,
Lake Forest, IL 60045
847-234-LAKE
http://www.lflbhistory.org

 

Updated 12/4/08
Lake Forest Library
360 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
http://www.lakeforestlibrary.org