For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Sangamon County typically starts with "977.356". Some common subject headings for Sangamon County are:
Sangamon County (Ill.) --History.
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Bateman, Newton, 1822-1897. Historical encyclopedia of Illinois, ed. by Newton Bateman, LL. D., Paul Selby, A. M., and history of Sangamon County, by special authors and contributors, Paul Selby, ed. … Chicago, Munsell Pub. Co., 1912.
Campbell, Bruce Alexander. 200 years : an illustrated Bicentennial history of Sangamon County / by Bruce Alexander Campbell. Springfield, Ill. : Phillips Brothers, c1976.
History of Sangamon County, Illinois : together with sketches of its cities, villages and townships ... portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens ; History of Illinois … H̲i̲story and biography, the heritage collection from Unigraphic Evansville, Ind. : Unigraphic, 1977.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM OF SANGAMON COUNTY, ILLINOIS, CONTAINING SKETCHES OF PROMINENT CITIZENS CHICAGO, 1891.
Power, John Carroll, 1819-1894. History of the early settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois : "centennial record" / by John Carroll Power, assisted by his wife Mrs. S.A. Power. Springfield, Ill. : Edwin A. Wilson & Co., 1876.
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Brink, McCormick & Co., publishers. Illustrated atlas map of Sangamon County, Ill. … [n.p.] : Brink, McCormick & Co., 1874.
Derr Map Studio. Plat book, Sangamon County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill. : Derr Map Studio ; [Springfield] : distributed by Sangamon County Farm Bureau, c1955.
Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas & plat book, Sangamon County, Illinois / Rockford Map Publishers. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers, 1977-
Sangamon County Abstract Company, Springfield, Ill. Plat book of Sangamon County, Illinois. Showing all cities, villages and towns, acreage and ownership of all lands not platted ... Compiled directly from the records and published by The Sangamon County Abstract Company, Springfield, Illinois ... Chicago, Ill. : Printed by George F. Cram, 1914.
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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