For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Williamson County typically starts with "977.3993". Some common subject headings for Williamson County are:
Williamson County (Ill.) --History.
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Erwin, Milo. History of Williamson county, Illinois. From the earliest times, down to the present, 1876, with an accurate account of the secession movement, ordinances, raids, etc., also, a complete history of its "bloody vendetta," including all its recondite causes, results, etc., etc., by Milo Erwin. Marion, Ill., 1876.
History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin, and Williamson counties, Illinois, from the earliest time to the present; together with sundry and interesting biographical sketches, notes, reminiscences, etc., etc. Chicago, Goodspeed Pub. Co., 1887. [Evansville, Ind., Unigraphic, 1967]
Historical souvenir of Williamson County, Illinois ... / compiled and edited by J. F. Wilcox; and Standard atlas of Williamson County, Illinois ... 1908; and, Souvenir program of the Williamson County centennial celebration ... . Evansville, Ind. : Unigraphic, 1976.
Winnetka Public Library. Genealogy Projects Committee AN INDEX TO THE NAMES OF PERSONS APPEARING IN THE HISTORY OF GALLATIN, SALINE, HAMILTON, FRANKLIN AND WILLIAMSON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS. THOMSON, 1973.
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Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas and plat book, Williamson County, Illinois / Rockford Map Publishers. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers,
Crews, Bill D. Plat book, Williamson County, Illinois / [sponsored by Bill Crews]. [Marion, Ill.], c1959.
Geo. A. Ogle & Co. Standard atlas of Williamson 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 and departments devoted to general information. Analysis of the system of U.S. land surveys, digest of the system of civil government, etc., etc. Compiled by Geo. A. Ogle & co., assisted in record work and platting by T. J. Youngblood... Chicago : G. A. Ogle & co., 1908.
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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July 30, 2007