Collection & Research

The best way to learn more about Elmhurst's rich history is to take advantage of the many online resources the Elmhurst History Museum provides to patrons.

Using the links at left, you can:

  • Find out how to utilize our Reference Services
  • Submit a question through "Ask the Historian" to our curator of the archives
  • View historical maps of Elmhurst
  • Search our online database of digital photos
  • Read History Highlights articles about people and places from Elmhurst's past
  • Watch videos about Elmhurst history
  • See a timeline of important dates in the city's history
  • Research family trees from the early days of Elmhurst
There's so much to learn! And if you don't see it here, just ask. Contact a Collection staff member at 630-833-1457.