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For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Macon County typically starts with "977.358". Some common subject headings for Macon County are:
Macon County (Ill.) --Biography.
Macon County (Ill.) --History.
Macon 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.
History of Macon County, Illinois : with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. Evansville, IN : Whippoorwill Publications, 1985.
Call Number: Q. 977.358 H6291985
Portrait and biographical record of Macon County, Illinois : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, governors of the state, and of the presidents of the United States. Chicago : Lake City Publishing Co., 1893.
Call Number: 920.077358 P838
Past and present of the City of Decatur and Macon County, Illinois. Chicago : S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1903.
Call Number: 977.358 P268
Smith, John W. History of Macon County, Illinois, from its organization to 1876.Springfield, Ill. : Rokker’s Printing House, 1876.
Call Number: 977.358 SM5
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
W.W. Hixson & Co. PLAT BOOK OF MACON COUNTY, ILLINOIS. ROCKFORD, 1930
Call Number: 912.77358 H64PL
Plat book of Macon County, Illinois. Compiled & published by Alden Ogle & Co. Chicago, 1891.
Call Number: F. 912.77358 AL2P
Farm plat book and business guide, Macon County, Illinois / sponsored by Macon County Rural Youth. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers, [1951?]
Call Number: Q. 912.77358 R59FA
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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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