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For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Perry County typically starts with "977.393". Some common subject headings for Perry County are:
Perry County (Ill.) --Biography.
Perry County (Ill.) --History.
Perry 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.
Combined history of Randolph, Monroe and Perry counties, Illinois. Philadelphia : J.L. McDonough & Co, 1883.
Call Number: Q. 977.39 C7331974
Neville, J. Wesley. Student’s history of Perry county. [n.p., 194-?]
Call Number: 977.393 N416S
Portrait and biographical record of Randolph, Jackson, Perry and Monroe counties, Illinois. Containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens ... the presidents of the United States, and the governors of the state of Illinois. Chicago : Biographical Pub. Co., 1894.
Call Number: 920.07739 P838
UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.
W.W. Hixson & Co. Plat book of Perry County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill., [1928?]
Call Number: 912.77393 H64p
Geo. A. Ogle & Co. Standard atlas of Perry county, Illinois, including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county. Chicago : G. A. Ogle & co., 1902.
Call Number: F. 912.77393 OG5S
Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas & plat book, Perry County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill., Rockford Map Publishers.
Call Number: Q. 912.77393 R59TR1
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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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