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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 Peoria County typically starts with "977.352". Some common subject headings for Peoria County are:
Peoria County (Ill.) --Biography.
Peoria County (Ill.) --History.
Peoria 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.
Bateman, Newton. Historical encyclopedia of Illinois, edited by Newton Bateman [and] Paul Selby, and History of Peoria County, edited by David McCulloch. Chicago : Munsell, 1902.
Call Number: 977.321 B31H
May, George W. Students’ history of Peoria County, Illinois. Galesburg, Ill., Wagoner Print. Co. 
Call Number: 977.352 M43S
Rice, James Montgomery. Peoria city and county, Illinois; a record of settlement, organization, progress and achievement. Chicago, S. J. Clarke, 1912.
Call Number: 977.352 R36P
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
Allen, Daniel B. Allen’s new atlas of the city and vicinity of Peoria, Ills. Peoria, Ill. : Daniel B. Allen, 1903.
Call Number: F. 912.77352 AL5N1903
Globe Map & Atlas Publishers. Plat book of Peoria County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill. : Globe Map & Pub. Co., c1937.
Call Number: 912.77352 G51P
Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas and plat book, Peoria County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill., Rockford Map Publishers.
Call Number: Q. 912.77352 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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