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For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Mason County typically starts with "977.355". Some common subject headings for Mason County are:
Mason County (Ill.) --Biography.
Mason County (Ill.) --History.
Mason 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.
The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois. Chicago : O.L. Baskin & Co., 1879.
Call Number: 977.355 B29
Cochrane, Joseph. Centennial history of Mason County. Havana, Ill., 1986. [Reprint]
Call Number: 977.355 C64C1986
Lynn, Ruth Wallace. Prelude to progress : the history of Mason County, Illinois, 1818-1968. [Havana, Ill.?] : Mason County Board of Supervisors, c1968.
Call Number: 977.355 L98P
Onstot, Thompson Gains. Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties. Forest City, the author, 1902.
Call Number: 920.077355 On7p
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
Alden, Ogle & Company. Plat book of Mason County, Illinois. Chicago : Alden, 1891.
Call Number: F. 912.77355 AL2P
Brink, W.R. & Co. Illustrated atlas map of Mason County, Illinois. [Edwardsville? Ill.], 1874.
Call Number: F. 912.77355 B77I
Hixson, W.W. & Co. Plat book of Mason County, Illinois. Rockford, 1932.
Call Number: 912.77355 H64PL
Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas & plat book, Mason County, Illinois. Rockford, 1980.
Call Number: Q. 912.77355 R59T1
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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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