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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 Stark County typically starts with "977.351". Some common subject headings for Stark County are:

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

History of Stark County, Illinois, and its people : a record of settlement, organization, progress and achievement … Chicago : Pioneer Pub. Co., 1916.
Call Number: 977.351 H14H

The Biographical record of Bureau, Marshall, Putnam and Stark Counties, Illinois. Chicago : S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1897.
Call Number: 920.0773 B5211974

Ford, Henry Allen. The history of Putnam and Marshall counties : embracing an account of the settlement, early progress and formation of Bureau and Stark counties. With an appendix, containing notices of old settlers ... lists of officers ... / by Henry A. Ford. Henry, Ill. : M. & D. Printing Co., 1981.
Call Number: 977.337 F751981

Leeson, M. A. (Michael A.) Documents and biography pertaining to the settlement and progress of Stark County, Illinois : containing an authentic summary of records, documents, historical works and newspapers relating to Indian history, original settlement, organization and politics ... / written from records and personal reminiscences by M. A. Leeson. Chicago : M.A. Leeson, 1887.
Call Number: 977.351 L51D

Shallenberger, Eliza Jane (Hall), b. 1830- Stark county and its pioneers. By Mrs. E. H. Shallenberger. Cambridge, Ill. : B.W. Seaton, printer, 1876.
Call Number: 977.351 Sh1s

Winnetka Public Library. Genealogy Projects Committee. An index to the names of persons appearing in Stark County and its pioneers. (By Mrs. E.H. Shallenberger. Cambridge, Ill., B.W. Seaton, Prairie Chief Office, 1876). [Indexer: Marie Rabbitt Fulk]. Thomson, Ill. : Heritage, [1973]
Call Number: 977.351 SH1SINDEX


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


W.W. Hixson & Co. Plat book of Stark Co., Ill. [cartographic material] Rockford, Ill., [1926?]
Call Number: 912.77351 H64P

Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas & plat book ... Stark County, Illinois / Rockford Map Publishers ; sponsored by Stark County Executive Council. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers, 1978-
Call Number: Q. 912.77351 R59a1

Call Number: Q. 912.77351 W99F


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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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