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For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Grundy County typically starts with "977.326". Some common subject headings for Grundy County are:

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

Historical encyclopedia of Illinois / edited by Newton Bateman, Paul Selby,; and History of Grundy County (historical and biographical) by special authors and contributors. Chicago, Munsell Publishing Co., 1914.
Call Number: 977.3261 B31H

Biographical and genealogical record of La Salle and Grundy counties, Illinois. Chicago : Lewis Publishing Company, 1900.
Call Number: 977.327 B521

History of Grundy County, Illinois : containing a history from the earliest settlement to the present time ... , biographical sketches, portraits of some of the early settlers, prominent men, etc. Chicago : O.L. Basken & Co., Historical Publishers, 1882.
Call Number: 977.326 H629

Ullrich, Helen Stine. This is Grundy County: its history from beginning to 1968. Dixon, Ill., Rogers Print. Co. [1968]
Call Number: 977.3265 UL4T


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


Geo. A. Ogle & Co. Standard atlas of Grundy 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. / Compiled and published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co. publishers and engravers. Chicago : Geo. A. Ogle & Co., 1909.
Call Number: F. 912.773265 G29S

Rockford Map Publishers. Triennial atlas & plat book, Grundy County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers, [196- - 197-]
Call Number: Q. 912.773265 R59T

W.W. Hixson & Co. Plat book of Grundy Co., Ill. [cartographic material] Rockford, Ill., [1931?]
Call Number: 912.77326 H64P

Warner & Beers. Atlas of Grundy Co. and the State of Illinois [cartographic material] : to which is added an atlas of the United States, maps of the hemispheres, &c., &c., &c. Chicago : Warner & Beers, 1874, c1872.
Call Number: F. 912.77326 W24A


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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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