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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 Cass County typically starts with "977.346". Some common subject headings for Cass County are:

Cass County (Ill.) --History.
Cass County (Ill.)--Genealogy.
Cass County (Ill.) --Biography.
Cass 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. Chicago, Biographical review Pub. Co., 1892.
Call Number: 977.347 B52

Gridley, James Norman. Historical sketches. Virginia, Ill., Printed by the Enquirer, 1907?
Call Number: 977.346 G87H

Perrin, William Henry, ED. History of Cass County, Illinois. Chicago : O.L. Baskin & co., 1882.
Call Number: 977.3461 P42H

Schweer, Mrs. T. J. History of Beardstown and Cass County. Beardstown, 1925.
Call Number: 977.3465 SCH97H


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


Hixson W.W. & Co. Plat book of Cass Co., Ill. Rockford, [193-?]
Call Number: Q. 912.77346 H64P1937

Ogle, George A. & Co. Standard atlas of Cass County, Illinois. Chicago, 1899.
Call Number: F. 912.77346 Og5s

Rockford Map Publishers. Atlas & plat book, Cass County, Illinois. Rockford, 1976-
Call Number: Q. 912.773465 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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