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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 Kendall County typically starts with "977.326". Some common subject headings for Kendall County are:

Kendall County (Ill.) --Genealogy.
Kendall County (Ill.) --Biography.
Kendall County (Ill.) --History.
Kendall 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

History of Kendall county, Illinois, from the earliest discoveries to the present time / by Rev. E. W. Hicks ... Published: Aurora, Ill. : Knickerbocker & Hodder, 1877.
Call Number: 977.326 H521973

Biographical directory of the voters and tax-payers of Kendall County, Illinois : containing also a map of the county, an historical sketch, a business directory, an abstract of every-day laws, officers of societies, lodges, etc., etc. Chicago : Geo. Fisher & Co., 1876.
Call Number: 977.326 B52

Index to History of Kendall County, Illinois / compiled by Marie Rabbitt Fulk. [Winnetka, Ill. : M.R. Fulk, 1974]
Call Number: 977.326 H52INDEX

Genealogical and biographical record of Kendall and Will counties, Illinois : containing biographies of well known citizens of the past and present. Chicago : Biographical Pub. Co., 1901.
Call Number: 977.325 G28621970


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Atlas and history of Kendall County, Illinois. Maps and plats ... [by] Burt L. Henning ... Maynard Clark. History [by] Oliver C. Johnson [and] Anna French Johnson ... Sponsored by Board of Supervisors of Kendall County. Elmhurst, Illinois : Published by Friendly Map & Publishing Company, 1941.
Call Number: F. 912.77326 H39A

Kendall County, Illinois. [cartographic material] Rockford, Ill. : W.W. Hixson & Co., [1932?]
Call Number: 912.77326 H64PL

Farm plat book and business guide, Kendall County, Illinois. [cartographic material] Rockford, [1951]
Call Number: Q. 912.77326 R59F1951

Tri-annual atlas & plat book, Kendall County, Illinois. Published: Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers, [19-- - 196-]
Call Number: Q. 912.77326 R59TR


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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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