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Where to Start

For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Bond County typically starts with "977.38". Some common subject headings for Bond County are:

Bond County (Ill.) --History.
Bond County (Ill.) --Genealogy.
Bond County (Ill.) --Biography.
Bond County (Ill.) --Maps.

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.

County Histories

Bateman, Newton, 1822-1897. Illinois, historical; editors: Newton Bateman, LL. D., Paul Selby, A.M. Bond County, biographical; editor: Warren E. McCaslin … Chicago : Munsell Pub. Co., 1915.
Call Number: 977.387 B31H

Chapman Bros., Pub. Portrait and biographical record of Montgomery and Bond counties, Illinois. Chicago, 1892.
Call Number: 977.38 C36

A History of Bond County, Illinois. Greenville, Ill. : Bond County Historical Society, c1979.
Call Number: 977.3873 H629

McCord, Alenia B. Index to History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois. 197-. (typescript)
Call Number: Q. 977.38 P42INDEX

Middlesworth, Grace H. Excerpts of Bond County, Illinois history biographies. Decatur, Ill., Decatur Genealogical Society, 1972.
Call Number: 929.3 M582E


UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.


Ogle, George A. & Co. Standard atlas of Bond County, Illinois. Chicago, 1900.
Call Number: F. 912.77387 OG5S

Rockford Map Publishers. Farm plat book and business guide, Bond County, Illinois. Rockford, 1977.
Call Number: Q. 912.77387 R59t1

Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas & plat book, Bond County, Illinois. Rockford, 1949.
Call Number: Q. 912.77387 R59FA


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Further Information

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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