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For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Fayette County typically starts with "977.3797". Some common subject headings for Fayette County are:
Fayette County (Ill.) --Biography.
Fayette County (Ill.) --History.
Fayette County (Ill.) --Genealogy.
Fayette 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.
An index to the names of persons appearing in History of Fayette County, Illinois (Philadelphia, Brink, McDonough and Company, 1878) / prepared by Genealogy Projects Committee, The Winnetka Public Library. Thomson, Ill. : Heritage House, c1974.
Call Number: 977.3797 H629INDEX
Bateman, Newton, 1822-1897. HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ILLINOIS AND HISTORY OF FAYETTE COUNTY CHICAGO, 1910.
Call Number: 977.3797 B31H
History of Fayette County, Illinois : with illustrations descriptive of its scenery and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. Evansville, IN : Whippoorwill, 1988.
Call Number: Q. 977.3797 H62921988
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
Fayette County farm plat book. [cartographic material] Rockford Map Publishers. Rockford, 1964.
Call Number: Q. 912.773797 R59F
Geo. A. Ogle & Co. Standard atlas of Fayette 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 … Chicago : Ogle, 1915.
Call Number: F. 912.773797 OG5S
W.W. Hixson & Co. Plat book of Fayette Co., Ill. [cartographic material] Rockford, [193-?]
Call Number: 912.773797 H64P
Land atlas & plat book ... Fayette County, Illinois / Rockford Map Publishers. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers, 1976-
Call Number: Q. 912.773797 R59T1
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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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