For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Madison County typically starts with "977.386". Some common subject headings for Madison County are:
Madison County (Ill.) --Biography.
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 Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers. Marceline, Mo. : Walsworth Pub. Co., [1980?]
Index of biographical sketches, Madison County, Illinois. Edwardsville, Ill. : Madison County Genealogical Society, 
Chronology of Madison County history, 1673-1877 / compiled by Don Lewis. [Alton? Ill. : s.n., 19--]
Gazetteer of Madison County : containing historical and descriptive sketches of Alton City, Upper Alton, Edwardsville, Collinsville, Highland, Troy, Monticello, Mairne, Bethalto, and other towns, including some account of the resources of the various townships, ... to which is added a directory of the Altons, ... / compiled and published by James T. Hair. Alton : James T. Hair, 1866.
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Map of Madison County, Illinois [map] / published by Holmes & Arnold, civil engineers & map publishers. Buffalo, N.Y. : Holmes & Arnold, 1861.
Illustrated encyclopedia and atlas map of Madison County, Ill. : Carefully compiled from personal examinations and surveys. St. Louis : Brink, McCormick & Co., 1873.
Standard atlas of Madison 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 devoted to general information; analysis of the system of U.S. land surveys, digest of the system of civil government, etc., etc. Chicago : Compiled and published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co., Publishers & Engravers, 1906.
Plat book of Madison County, Illinois. [cartographic material] Rockford, Ill. : W. W. Hixson, [193-?]
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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July 30, 2007