For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Adams County typically starts with "977.344". Some common subject headings for Adams County are:
Adams County (Ill.) --Biography.
If you have questions about using the online catalog or subject headings, please see How To use Our Library. We've provided a few areas below to start you off.
Collins, William Herzog. Past and present of the city of Quincy and Adams County, Illinois / by William H. Collins and Cicero F. Perry. Chicago, S.J. Clarke, 1905.
The history of Adams County Illinois. Chicago : Murray, Williamson & Phelps, 1879.
Portrait and biographical record of Adams County, Illinois. Chicago, Chapman Brothers, 1892.
Wilcox, David F. Quincy and Adams County History and Representative Men. Chicago and New York, Lewis, 1919.
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
Andreas, Lyter & Co. Atlas map of Adams County, Illinois. Quincy, IL : Great River Genealogical Society, 1997. Reprint.
Standard atlas of Adams County, Illinois. 1957-58 / cartography, photography, lithography by Artcraft Company. Quincy, Ill., 1958.
Hixson W.W. & Co. Plat book of Adams County, Illinois. Rockford, 1932.
Ogle, George A. & Co. Standard atlas of Adams County, Illinois… Chicago, 1901.
More information on can be found on our Web Resources Page as well as in the Illinois County Bibliography, which is shelved with 016.9773.
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July 30, 2007