Visitors to the Evanston History Center.

Research Room and Archive

Visit our Research Room and Archive. More about our research services can be found by clicking here.

You can also take advantage of our online research collections. Some of our collection can be searched in our online database, where finding aids and collection inventories have been added. Additional online resources can be found here.

Learn about House Research or Family History Research by using our Research Guides.

Artifact Collection

Discover more about our artifact and costume collections by viewing the current Curator’s Pick, or viewing Past Curator’s Picks.

Items from the artifact collection continue to be added to our online database. Search through the items currently in the database and check back frequently to see what other treasures are added!

Donate to the Collection

Learn more about how you can make a donation to our artifact, costume or research collection here.

Support our conservation of the collection by Adopting an Artifact – more about this program can be found here.


Search through past issues of the Evanston History Center’s membership newsletter TimeLines or view other publications, including books, by clicking here.

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