For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Cook County typically starts with "977.31". Some common subject headings for Cook County are:
Cook 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.
Album of genealogy and biography, Cook County, Illinois : with portraits. 13th ed., rev. and improved. Chicago : La Salle Book Co., 1900.
History of Cook County, Illinois : being a general survey of Cook County history, including a condensed history of Chicago and special account of districts outside the city limits : from the earliest settlement to the present time / editors, Weston A. Goodspeed, Daniel D. Healy. Chicago : Goodspeed Historical Association, c1909.
History of Cook County, Illinois. From the earliest period to the present time ... By A.T. Andreas. Chicago : A.T. Andreas, 1884.
Johnson, Charles B. Growth of Cook County; a history of the large lake-shore county that includes Chicago. [Chicago] : Board of Commissioners of Cook County, 1960-
Portrait and biographical record of Cook and Du Page counties, Illinois, containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States. Chicago : Lake City Pub. Co., 1894.
WATERMAN, ARBA NELSON, 1836- HISTORICAL REVIEW OF CHICAGO AND COOK COUNTY AND SELECTED BIOGRAPHY. CHICAGO, 1908.
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
Chicago suburban maps, Cook County, Illinois [cartographic material] / Central Map, Survey and Publishing Co. Chicago : The Co., c1891.
Cook County (Ill.). Dept. of Highways. Township maps of Cook County, Illinois. [cartographic material] [Chicago, Ill.] : Cook County Highway Department, 1973.
Plat book of Cook County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill. : W.W. Hixson & Co., [193-?]
Map of Cook County, Illinois [map] / compiled and drawn from record and actual surveys by W.L. Flower. [Chicago, Ill.] : S.H. Burhans & J. Van Vechten, 1862 (Chicago : engraved, printed, colored & mounted by Edw. Mendel)
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