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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 Kankakee County typically starts with "977.363". Some common subject headings for Kankakee County are:
Kankakee County (Ill.) --Biography.
Kankakee County (Ill.) --History.
Kankakee 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.
Bateman, Newton, ed. Historical encyclopedia of Illinois / edited by Newton Bateman, Paul Selby ; and History of Kankakee County / edited by William F. Kenaga, George R. Letourneau. Evansville, Ind. : Unigraphic, 1973. [Reprint].
Call Number: 977.363 B31H1973
Houde, Mary Jean. Of the people; a popular history of Kankakee County [Illinois] by Mary Jean Houde [and] John Klasey. Chicago, Ill. : The General Printing Company, 1968.
Call Number: 977.363 H81O
Portrait and biographical record of Kankakee County, Illinois : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens. Evansville, IN : Whippoorwill Publications, 1986. [Reprint]
Call Number: 977.363 P8381986
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
Beers, J.H. & Co. Atlas of Kankakee Co. Illinois. Chicago, 1883.
Call Number: F. 977.363 B39
Hixson, W.W. & Co. PLAT BOOK OF KANKAKEE COUNTY, ILLINOIS. ROCKFORD, 1930.
Call Number: 912.77363 H64p
Rockford Map Publishers. Farm plat book, Kankakee County, Illinois. Rockford, c1958.
Call Number: Q. 912.77363 R59FA
See how to find newspapers
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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