Research a House or Family

Researching an Evanston House

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Tracing your house’s history can seem like a daunting task. With a little creativity and perseverance (and a trip to the EHC archives) you too can discover the story of your historic Evanston home.

Click here to download a guide to discovering your House History at EHC (You may need to download Adobe Reader. Click on this link for the free application.)

Researching an Evanston Family

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1891 City Directory

You may be wondering where to start on a family history project, especially if your family lived in Evanston a long time ago, or the records you have are very incomplete. EHC has resources and staff to help you with this.

Click here to download a guide to researching your Family History at EHC (You may need to download Adobe Reader. Click on this link for the free application.)

Click here to see the research room hours and fees