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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 Bureau County typically starts with "977.337". Some common subject headings for Bureau County are:

Bureau County (Ill.) --History.
Bureau County (Ill.) --Biography.
Bureau County (Ill.) --Genealogy.
Bureau 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

The Biographical record of Bureau, Marshall and Putnam Counties, Illinois… Chicago : The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1896.
Call Number: 977.337 B52

Bradsby, H.C., Ed. History of Bureau County, Illinois. Chicago : World Pub. Co., 1885.
Call Number: 977.337 B72H

Ford, Henry Allen. The history of Putnam and Marshall counties : embracing an account of the settlement ... of Bureau and Stark counties. Lacon, Ill. : The author, 1860.
Call Number: 977.337 F75

Leonard, Doris Parr, 1919- Big Bureau and bright prairies; a history of Bureau County, Illinois. Moline, Ill. Bureau County Board of Supervisors [1968].
Call Number: Q. 977.337 L55B


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


Hixson W.W. & Co. Plat book of Bureau County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill., [194-?]
Call Number: Q. 912.77337 G28P

Matson, N. Map of Bureau County, Illinois, with sketches of its early settlement. Chicago, G.H. Fergus, Book and Job Printer, 1867.
Call Number: 977.337 M42m

Rockford Map Publishers. Atlas & plat book, Bureau County, Illinois. Rockford, [197- - 197-].
Call Number: Q. 912.77337 R59T


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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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