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Where to Start

For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Jasper County typically starts with "977.373". Some common subject headings for Jasper County are:

Jasper County (Ill.) --History.
Jasper 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

Counties of Cumberland, Jasper and Richland, Illinois. Historical and biographical. Chicago : F. A. Battey & Co., 1884.
Call Number: 977.373 B32C1975

Greeson, Mary. Complete surname index for 1884 history & biographical book Cumberland, Jasper & Richman Counties, Illinois. Olney, Historical Society Publishers, 1969.
Call Number: 977.373 B32CINDEX

Portrait and biographical record of Effingham, Jasper and Richland Counties Illinois. Chicago : Lake City Publishing Company, 1893.
Call Number: 920.07737 P838

Robins, Martha. Historical development of Jasper County, Illinois. n.p., 1938.
Call Number: 977.374 M557H


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


Hardacre, F.C. Historical atlas of Jasper County, Illinois. Vincennes, Ind., 1902.
Call Number: F. 912.77374 H21H

W.W. Hixson & Co. Plat Book of Jasper County, Illinois. Rockford, 1930.
Call Number: 912.77374 H64P

Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas & plat book ... Jasper County, Illinois. Rockford, 1976.
Call Number: Q. 912.77374 R59T1


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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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