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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 Brown County typically starts with "977.347". Some common subject headings for Brown County are:

Brown County (Ill.) --History.
Brown County (Ill.) --Biography.
Brown 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

Biographical review of Cass, Schuyler, and Brown counties, Illinois. Astoria, Ill. : Stevens Pub. Co., 1971. Reprint.
Call Number: Q. 920.07734 B521971

Brink, W.R. & Co. Combined history of Schuyler and Brown Counties, Illinois. Philadelphia, 1882.
Call Number: Q. 977.347 B77C

Index of History of Schuyler and Brown Counties, Illinois : 1686-1882 : Brown County. 19--?
Call Number: 977.347 B77CINDEX

Schuyler-Brown Historical and Genealogical Society (Ill.). The Brown County Board. A history of Brown County, Illinois, 1880-1970. Astoria, Ill. : Stevens Pub., c1972.
Call Number: 977.347 SCH8H


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


Artcraft Co., Quincy, Ill. 1975 ownership atlas, Brown County, Illinois. Quincy, 1975.
Call Number: Q. 912.77347 AR75N

Ogle, George A. & Co. Standard atlas of Brown County, Illinois. Chicago, 1903.
Call Number: F. 912.77347 OG5S

Rockford Map Publishers. Plat book, Brown County, Illinois. Rockford, c1952.
Call Number: Q. 912.77347 R59P


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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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