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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 Lee County typically starts with "977.336". Some common subject headings for Lee County are:

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

1904 history of Lee County, Illinois / edited by A. C. Bardwell. Knightstown, Ind. : The Bookmark, 1978.
Call Number: 977.33604 N6221978

Early Lee County, being some chapters in the history of the early days in Lee County, Illinois / by William D. Barge. Chicago : [Barnard and Miller, Printers], 1918.
Call Number: 977.336 B23E

Portrait and biographical record of Lee County, Illinois, containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, together with biographies of all the governors of the state, and of the presidents of the United States. Chicago, Biographical Publishing Co., 1892.
Call Number: 977.336 P838

History of Dixon and Lee County. Dixon, Ill. : The Print Shop, 1980.
Call Number: 977.336 K967h1980


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


Standard atlas of Lee 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 ... 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. ... Chicago : G.A. Ogle & Co., 1900.
Call Number: F. 912.77336 OG1S

Plat book of Lee County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill. : W.W. Hixson & Co., [1926]
Call Number: 912.77336 H64p

Farm & Home plat & directory. Lee County, Illinois. [map]. Belmond, Iowa : Farm & Home Publishers,
Call Number: 912.77336 F229

Land atlas and plat book, Lee County, Illinois / Rockford Map Publishers. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers,
Call Number: Q. 912.77336 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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