For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Douglas County typically starts with "977.368". Some common subject headings for Douglas County are:
Douglas County (Ill.) --Biography.
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.
An index to the History of Douglas County, Illinois, 1884. [Tuscola? Ill.] : Douglas County Genealogical Society, [1981?]
Historical and biographical record of Douglas County, Illinois / compiled by John Gresham. Logansport, Ind. : Press of Wilson, Humphreys & Co., 1900.
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
An illustrated historical atlas map of Douglas County, Ill., carefully compiled from personal examinations and surveys. [Evansville, Ind., Unigraphic, 1974]
OFFICIAL COUNTY PLAT BOOK AND FARMERS’ DIRECTORY OF COLES-DOUGLAS COUNTIES, ILLINOIS. MANKATO, 1957.
Land atlas and plat book, Douglas County, Illinois. Published: Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers, [19--]-
Standard atlas of Douglas county, Illinois, including a plat book of the villages, cities, and townships of the county. Chicago, 1914.
Farm plat book with index to owners, Douglas County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers, c1962.
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 30, 2007