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

Edwards County (Ill.) --Biography.
Edwards County (Ill.) --History.
Edwards 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

Combined history of Edwards, Lawrence and Wabash counties, Illinois : with illustrations descriptive of their scenery and biographical sketches of some of their prominent men and pioneers. Owensboro, Ky. : McDowell Publications, [1982?]
Call Number: 977.37 D14C1982

Yester-years in Edwards County, Illinois : a simple tale for simple people / compiled by a simple writer [i.e. E. L. Dukes]. 2d ed., with corrections and additions by the author. Dukes, Edgar Louis, 1876-
Call Number: 977.3791 D88Y1946


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


Call Number: 912.773791 H64P

Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas & plat book ... Edwards-Wabash County, Illinois / Rockford Map Publishers. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers ; Albion, Ill. : Distributed by St. Ledger Insurance Agency, 1978-
Call Number: Q. 912.77378 R59T1

August Gast Bank Note & Lithographing Company. Edwards County, Illinois, 1890 [map] / compiled from official records and surveys. St. Louis : Aug. Gast Bank Note & Litho. Company, [1890]
Call Number: G4103.E31890 .A81980

Standard atlas of Edwards County, Illinois : 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. etc. Chicago : Geo. A. Ogle, 1907.
Call Number: F. 912.773791 OG5S


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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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