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For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Edgar County typically starts with "977.369". Some common subject headings for Edgar County are:
Edgar County (Ill.) --Biography.
Edgar County (Ill.) --History.
Edgar 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.
HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ILLINOIS AND HISTORY OF EDGAR COUNTY. CHICAGO, 1905. Bateman, Newton, 1822-1897.
Call Number: 977.369 B31H
Prairie progress : a history of Edgar County, 1880-1975 / Edgar County Historical Society. Dallas, Tex. : Taylor, c1976.
Call Number: 977.369 ED33P
The History of Edgar County, Illinois, containing a history of the county--its cities, towns, &c. : directory of its tax-payers; war records of its volunteers in the late rebellion portraits of early settlers and prominent men; general and local statistics; map of Edgar County; history of Illinois, illustrated; history of the northwest, illustrated; constitution of the United States, miscellaneous matters, &c., &c. Illustrated. Chicago : W. Le Baron, Jr., 1879.
Call Number: 977.369 H6291973
Souvenir history of Edgar County, 1823-1893 : containing a history of the organization of the county, building of old court house, history of the new court house, county and township officers. La Crosse, Wis. : Brookhaven Press, c2001.
Call Number: 977.369 So892001
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
Farm plat book and business guide, Edgar County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers, 1948.
Call Number: 912.77369 R59F
Standard atlas of Edgar County, Illinois : including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county, map of the state, United States and world, patron’s 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., etc. Chicago : Geo. A. Ogle and Co., 1910.
Call Number: F. 912.77369 OG5S
W.W. Hixson & Co. PLAT BOOK OF EDGAR COUNTY, ILLINOIS. ROCKFORD, 1930.
Call Number: 912.77369 H64P
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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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