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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 Christian County typically starts with "977.381". Some common subject headings for Christian County are:

Christian County (Ill.) --History.
Christian County (Ill.) --Biography.
Christian 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. Historical encyclopedia of Illinois / edited by Newton Bateman, Paul Selby ; and History of Christian County / edited by Henry L. Fowkes. Chicago : Munsell Pub. Co., 1918.
Call Number: 977.382 B31H1975

History of Christian County, Illinois / with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. Philadelphia : Brink, McDonough, 1880.
Call Number: Q. 977.381 H62

McBride, J. C. Past and present of Christian County, Illinois. Chicago, Ill. : S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1904.
Call Number: 977.381 M12P

Portrait and biographical record of Christian County, Illinois. Chicago, Ill. : Lake City Pub. Co., 1893.
Call Number: 977.381 P838

Young, Orris Ephraim. A General History of Christian County, Illinois. B.L. thesis, University of Illinois. Urbana, 1893.
Call Number: Q. 977.381 Y86G1971


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


General Map Company. Plat book, Christian County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill. : General Map Company, c1948.
Call Number: Q. 912.77381 G28P

Hixson W.W. & Co. Plat book of Christian Co. [Ill.]. Rockford, [1937?]
Call Number: Q. 912.77381 H64P192-A

Rockford Map Publishers. Atlas & plat book, Christian County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers.
Call Number: Q. 912.77381 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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