For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Ford County typically starts with "977.362". Some common subject headings for Ford County are:
Ford County (Ill.) --Biography.
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Portrait and biographical record of Ford County, Illinois : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, together with biographies of all the governors of the state, and of the presidents of the United States. Chicago : Lake City Pub. Co., 1892.
Ford County Ill. Centennial Committee. Centurama. Celebrating the first 100 years of Ford County, Illinois, 1859-1959. [n.p., 1959]
History of Ford County, Illinois : from its earliest settlement to 1908 / by E.A. Gardner ... with biographical sketches of some prominent citizens of the county. Chicago : S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1908.
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
Historical atlas of Ford County, Illinois : containing a history of the county,its townships, towns, schools, churches, etc. ... . Evansville, Ind. : Unigraphic, 1976.
Prairie Farmer’s directory of Ford County, Illinois. [Paxton? Ill.] : Ford County Historical Society, 1982, c1917.
PLAT BOOK OF FORD COUNTY, ILLINOIS. W.W. Hixson & Co. ROCKFORD, 1930.
Prairie farmer’s directory of Ford County, Illinois / compiled by Prairie Farmer Publishing Co. Chicago, Ill. : Prairie Farmer Publishing Co., c1917.
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