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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 Carroll County typically starts with "977.334". Some common subject headings for Carroll County are:

Carroll County (Ill.) --History.
Carroll County (Ill.) --Biography.
Carroll 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, ED. Historical encyclopedia of Illinois, ed. by Newton Bateman, LL. L., Paul Selby, A.M.; and history of Carroll County, ed. by Charles L. Hostetter … Chicago : Munsell Pub. Co., 1913.
Call Number: 977.324 B31H

Kett, H.F. and Co., pub. The history of Carroll county, Illinois. Chicago : H. F. Kett & Co., 1878.
Call Number: 977.334 K511973

Portrait and biographical album of Jo Daviess and Carroll counties, Illinois. Chicago : Chapman Brothers, 1889.
Call Number: 977.334 P838


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


Hixson W.W. & Co. Plat book of Caroll County, Illinois. Rockford, 1926.
Call Number: 912.77334 H64P

Ogle, George A. & Co. Standard atlas of Carroll County, Illinois. Chicago, 1908.
Call Number: F. 912.77334 OG5SC

Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas & plat book ... Carroll County, Illinois. Rockford, 1976.
Call Number: Q. 912.773345 R59B1


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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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