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.
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.
Cochrane, Joseph. Centennial history of Mason County. Havana, Ill., 1986. [Reprint]
Lynn, Ruth Wallace. Prelude to progress : the history of Mason County, Illinois, 1818-1968. [Havana, Ill.?] : Mason County Board of Supervisors, c1968.
Onstot, Thompson Gains. Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties. Forest City, the author, 1902.
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.
Brink, W.R. & Co. Illustrated atlas map of Mason County, Illinois. [Edwardsville? Ill.], 1874.
Hixson, W.W. & Co. Plat book of Mason County, Illinois. Rockford, 1932.
Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas & plat book, Mason County, Illinois. Rockford, 1980.
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.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
July 30, 2007