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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 Piatt County typically starts with "977.367". Some common subject headings for Piatt County are:

Piatt County (Ill.) --Biography.
Piatt County (Ill.) --History.
Piatt 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. Historical encyclopedia of Illinois, edited by Newton Bateman, ... Paul Selby, ... and history of Piatt County, edited by Francis M. Shonkwiler. … Chicago, Munsell Pub. Co., 1917.
Call Number: 977.367 B31H

Morgan, Jessie Borror. The good life in Piatt County; a history of Piatt County, Illinois. Moline, Ill., Desaulniers [1968]
Call Number: 977.367 M82G

Piatt, Emma C. History of Piatt County. Evansville, Ind. : Unigraphic, 1977.
Call Number: 977.367 P571977


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


W.W. Hixson & Co. A detailed plat book of Piatt County, Illinois. Rockford, IL, [1928?]
Call Number: Q. 912.77367 H64d

Rand McNally and Company. Map of Piatt County, Illinois. [Chicago] : Rand, McNally & Company, 1911.
Call Number: G4103.P51911 .R3

Rockford Map Publishers. Detail map, Piatt County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers, 1949.
Call Number: G4103.P51949 .R6


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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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