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Clark County


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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 Clark County typically starts with "977.37". Some common subject headings for Clark County are:

Clark County (Ill.) --History.
Clark County (Ill.) --Biography.
Clark County (Ill.) --Genealogy.
Clark 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 Clark County / edited by H.C. Bell. Dixon, Ill. : Print Shop, 1976.
Call Number: 977.371 B31H1976

Perrin, William Henry, ED. History of Crawford and Clark counties, Illinois. Evansville, Ind. : Unigraphic, 1968.
Call Number: 977.37 P42H1968

Watts, Lorie O. Index of the book History of Crawford and Clark Counties, Illinois. reproduced in 1967 by Unigraphic, Inc., Evansville, Ind. for the Crawford County Historical Society, 1967.
Call Number: 977.37 P42HINDEX


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


Hixson W.W. & Co. Plat book of Clark Co., Ill. Rockford, 1930?
Call Number: 912.77371 H64P

Ogle, George A. & Co. Plat book of Clark County, Illinois. Chicago, 1892.
Call Number: F. 912.77371 Og5p

Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas & plat book ... Clark County, Illinois. Rockford, 1976-
Call Number: Q. 912.77371 R59T1

Rockford Map Publishers. Farm plat book, Clark County, Illinois. Rockford, c1955.
Call Number: 912.77371 R59F1955


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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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