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For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Greene County typically starts with "977.384". Some common subject headings for Greene County are:
Greene County (Ill.) --Biography.
Greene County (Ill.) --History.
Greene 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.
History of Greene County, Illinois : its past and present, containing a history of the county ; its cities, towns, etc. ; a biographical directory of its citizens ; war record… Chicago : Donnelley, Gassette & Loyd, 1879.
Call Number: 977.384 D71H
Past and present of Greene County, Illinois / by Hon. Ed. Miner. Chicago : S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1905.
Call Number: 977.384 M66
History of Greene and Jersey Counties, Illinois : together with sketches of the towns, villages and townships, educational, civil, military, and political history; portraits of prominent individuals, and biographies of representative men, History of Illinois ... Springfield, Ill. : Continental Historical, 1885.
Call Number: 977.384 H62
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
Atlases & plats of Greene County, Illinois, 1861 to 1915. Dixon, Ill. : The Print shop, 1976.
Call Number: F. 912.77384 AT65
Standard atlas of Greene County, Illinois : including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county / compiled by G.A. Ogle. Chicago, Ill. : Ogle, 1915.
Call Number: F. 912.77384 OG5S
W.W. Hixson & Co. PLAT BOOK OF GREENE COUNTY, ILLINOIS. ROCKFORD, 1930.
Call Number: 912.77384 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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