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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 McLean County typically starts with "977.359". Some common subject headings for McLean County are:

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

Bateman, Newton, ed. Historical encyclopedia of Illinois / edited by Newton Bateman, LL. D., Paul Selby, A. M. ; and history of Fulton County, edited by Jesse Heylin. Chicago : Munsell Publishing company, 1908.
Call Number: 977.348 B31H

Biographical record of McLean County. Chicago : S.J. Clarke, 1899.
Call Number: 920.077359 B52

Hasbrouck, Jacob Louis. History of McLean County. Topeka ; Indianapolis : Historical publishing company, 1924.
Call Number: 977.359 H27H

The History of McLean County, Illinois ... ; portraits of early settlers and prominent men ... history of Illinois ... history of the Northwest ... &c., &c. Evansville, Ind. : Unigraphic Inc., 1976.
Call Number: 977.359 H621976


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


Land atlas & plat book, McLean County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill., Rockford Map Publishers.
Call Number: Q. 912.77359 R59A1

Atlas of McLean County [Illinois] … Bloomington, Ill., Roy Stanger, 1935.
Call Number: F. 912.77359 ST24A

Standard atlas of McLean County, Illinois [cartographic material] : 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 ... / compiled and published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co. Chicago : G. A. Ogle & Co., 1914.
Call Number: F. 912.77359 OG5S

Call Number: 912.77359 H64P


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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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