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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 Randolph County typically starts with "977.392". Some common subject headings for Randolph County are:

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

Combined history of Randolph, Monroe and Perry counties, Illinois . With illustrations descriptive of their scenery and biographical sketches of some of their prominent men and pioneers. Philadelphia : J.L. McDonough & Co, 1883.
Call Number: 977.39 C7331973

Montague, E. J. "The history of Randolph county, Illinois, including old Kaskaskia Island". Sparta, Ill., 1948.
Call Number: 977.392 M76H1970

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.


Geo. A. Ogle & Co. Standard atlas of Randolph County, Illinois, 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 ... Compiled and published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co. ... Chicago, 1901.
Call Number: F. 912.77392 OG5S

An Illustrated historical atlas map of Randolph County, carefully compiled from personal examinations and surveys. Philadelphia : W. R. Brink & Co., 1875.
Call Number: F. 912.77392 B77I

General Map Company, Rockford, Ill. Plat book, Randolph County, Illinois. Rockford, c1951.
Call Number: Q. 912.77392 G28P

W.W. Hixson & Co. Plat book of Randolph Co., Ill. [cartographic material] Rockford, Ill., [1930?]
Call Number: 912.77392 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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