For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Coles County typically starts with "977.372". Some common subject headings for Coles County are:
Coles County (Ill.) --History.
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.
Portrait and biographical album of Coles County, Ill. / [Chapman Brothers]. [Charleston, Ill. : Coles County, Illinois Genealogical Society, 1980?].
History of Coles County, 1876-1976 : Coles County, Illinois / edited by Marta Cates Ladd and Constance Schneider Kimball. [s.n.] : Charleston and Mattoon Bicentennial Commission, 1976.
Index to History of Coles County, 1876-1976 : Coles County, Illinois / indexed by Mrs. Joseph C. Gary (Mary A. Harlow) ; edited by Mrs. James P. Gary (Carol Kirschner). [Charleston? Ill.] : Coles County Illinois Genealogical Society, 1988.
Photographic images & the history of African Americans in Coles County, Illinois / Onaiwu W. Ogbomo. Charleston, Ill. : Eastern Illinois University, c2002.
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
Illinois. Dept. of Transportation. Map of Coles County. [Springfield, IL : Illinois Dept. of Transportation] 1925.
Historical plat maps of Coles County, Illinois / as compiled by Ronald Nichols ; under the auspices of the Coles County Genealogical Society. Charleston, Ill. : The Society, 1982.
Standard atlas of Coles County, Illinois [cartographic material] : including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county, map of the state, United States and world, patrons directory, reference business directory and departments devoted to general information, analysis of the system of U.S. Land Surveys, digest of the system of civil government, etc. / compiled and published by Geo. A. Ogle and Co. Chicago : Ogle, 1913.
W.W. Hixson & Co. Plat book of Coles Co., Ill. [cartographic material] Rockford, Ill., [193-?]
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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July 26, 2007