For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Henderson County typically starts with "977.341". Some common subject headings for Henderson County are:
Henderson County (Ill.) --Biography.
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.
Historical encyclopedia of Illinois / edited by Newton Bateman, Paul Selby ; and, History of Henderson County / edited by James W. Gordon. Chicago : Munsell Pub. Co., 1911.
History of Mercer and Henderson Counties : together with biographical matter, statistics, etc. Chicago : H.H. Hill and Co., 1882.
Portrait and biographical record of Hancock, McDonough and Henderson counties, Illinois : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with biographies and portraits of all the Presidents of the United States. Cleveland, Ohio : Bell and Howell, [1967?]
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
Standard Map Company. Atlas and farm directory of Mercer & Henderson Counties, Illinois; compiled from county records and actual surveys. [Chicago] Standard Map Co., 1914.
Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas & plat book, Henderson County, Illinois / Rockford Map Publishers. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers, -1992.
Geo. A. Ogle & Co., comp. Standard atlas of Henderson 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, Compiled and Published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co., Publishers & Engravers, 1900.
W.W. Hixson & Co. PLAT BOOK OF HENDERSON COUNTY, ILLINOIS. ROCKFORD, 1930.
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