Archives & Research

The Louis J. Werhane Library contains a collection of photographs, manuscripts and documents illustrating the rich history of the village. The collection with a Shermerville/Northbrook emphasis includes:

  • The Schinleber Collection of Early Shermerville/ Northbrook Photographs
  • Memorabilia and photographs from some of the pioneer families
  • Northfield Township Census Index for 1850 to 1910
  • Land records and maps
  • Family history files – including a growing collection of GEDCOM files
  • Cemetery and some early burial records