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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 Calhoun County typically starts with "977.385". Some common subject headings for Calhoun County are:

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

Carpenter, George W. History of Calhoun County. Jerseyville, Ill. : Democratic Print, c1934.
Call Number: 977.385 C22C

Carpenter, George W. Calhoun is my kingdom; the sesquicentennial history of Calhoun County, Illinois. Board of County Commissioners, Calhoun County, Illinois, c1967.
Call Number: 977.385 C22H

Lammy, John. Calhoun county : its early history and first settlers. Hardin, 1876.
Call Number: 977.385 L18C

Portrait and biographical album of Pike and Calhoun counties, Illinois … Chicago : Biographical pub. co., 1891.
Call Number: 977.345 P83


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


Hixson W.W. & Co. Plat book of Calhoun County, Illinois. Rockford, [1926?].
Call Number: 912.77385 H64P

Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas and plat book, Calhoun County, Illinois. Rockford, 1982.
Call Number: Q. 912.77385 R59T1


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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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