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Historic Buildings Reference Sources

Reference Storage - Some sources which are too brittle or old to be kept in public areas are available for patrons. On request, reference librarians will be glad to bring these fragile historical documents to the front for patrons to view.

REF 720.977323 ARC
Architectural Survey, St. Charles Central District, St. Charles, Illinois. St. Charles: St. Charles Historic Preservation Commission, 1995?

REF 720.9773 BAD
Badger, David Alan. St. Charles of Illinois. Havanna, Illinois: D. Badger, 1985.

REF 977.32 BED
Bedrosian, Ruth Ann. The Role of Historic Preservation in St. Charles, Illinois, 1983.

REF 977.323 KAN
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Biographical Record of Kane County, Illinois, Illustrated. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1898.

REF 977.32 BOR
Borman, Phyllis. Abstractions from the Valley Chronicle and the St. Charles Chronicle, 1895-1899. Geneva: Kane County Genealogical Society, 1983.

REF 977.32 BOR
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Borman, Phyllis. All Name Index to The Settlement and Growth of St. Charles by Alice L. Davis. Geneva: Kane County Genealogical Society, 1983.

REF 977.32 BOR
Borman, Phyllis. Index to Our Community, St. Charles. Geneva: Kane County Genealogical Society, 1983.

REF 977.32 CLA
Clauter, Hazel. Our Community, St. Charles, Units I-IV: Historical Information Compiled for Third Grade Teachers. St. Charles: St. Charles Community Unit School District, 1990.

REF 977.323 DAV
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Davis. Alice. The Settlement and Growth of St. Charles. St. Charles: n.p., 1940.

REF 977.323 COM
Durant, Pliny. Commemorative Biographical and Historical Record of Kane County, Illinois. Chicago: Beers, Leggett, & Company, 1888.

REF 977.3230081 DUR
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Durant, Pliny. Passing in Review: Reminiscences of Men Who Have Lived in St. Charles. St. Charles: Elizabeth Beckstrom, 1994.

REF 977.323 IND
Eder, Linda. Index to Commorative [sic] Biographical and Historical Record of Kane County, Illinois. Elgin: Eder, 1979.

REF 977.323 EDW
Edwards, Wynette. St. Charles, Illinois. Charleston: Arcadia, 1999.

STORAGE
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Ferslew, William. Ferslew's Kane County Directory and Business Adviser. Geneva: Ferslew & Company, 1857.

REF 977.323 IND
Geffinger, Ruth Whitchurch. Index to Past and Present of Kane County, Illinois. N.p., 1975?

REF 977.323 HAY
Hayes, Jo. Kane County Celebrates Illinois Sesquicentennial, 1818-1968. N.p. n.d.

REF 977.323 ILL
Illinois Historic Structures Survey. Inventory of Historic Structures in Kane County. Chicago: Illinois Department of Conservation, 1972.

REF 977.323 JON
Jones, Carolyn. History of St. Charles. St. Charles: School District #303, 1987.

REF 977.323 JOS

Joslyn, Rudolphus Waite. History of Kane County, Illinois. Chicago: Pioneer Publishing Company, 1908.

REF 977.323 ALL Klinkey, Joan. All Name Index, History of Kane County, Illinois. St. Charles: Joan Klinkey, 1979. REF 977.323 ALL
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Matthies, Catherine. All Name Index, History of Kane County, Illinois, Volume II. Kane County Genealogical Society, 1984

REF 977.323 ALL
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Nelson, Cynthia Christ et al. All Name Index, History of Kane County, Volume I. Elgin: Kane County Genealogical Society, 1979-1982.

REF 977.32 PEI
Peirce, Henry. Past and Present of Kane County, Illinois, Containing a History of the County. Chicago: William Le Baron, 1878.

977.32
Pearson, Ruth. Reflections of St. Charles: a History of St. Charles, Illinois, 1833-1976. Elgin: Brethren Press, 1976.

REF 977.323 ST
St. Charles Historical Society. All Name and Place Index to Celebrating History, a Pictorial Essay of St. Charles, Illinois. St. Charles: St. Charles Historical Society, 1990.

977.323 CEL
St. Charles Historical Society. Celebrating History: A Pictorial Essay of St. Charles, Illinois. St. Charles: St. Charles Historical Society, 1990. 977.323 MAY St. Charles Historical Society. Mayors of St. Charles. St. Charles: St. Charles Historical Society, 198?

REF 720.9773 BUS
St. Charles Historical Society. St. Charles Historical Society Bus Tour of Historical Homes, October 22, 1978. St. Charles: St. Charles Historical Society, 1978.

REF 977.323 STC
St. Charles On Parade: 150 Years, 1834-1984. St. Charles: Sesquicentennial Commission, 1994.

REF 977.32 ALL
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Swanson, Viola Ashman. All Name Index: the Biographical Record of Kane County, Illinois Indexed by Viola Ashman Swanson. Geneva: Kane County Genealogical Society, 1983.

OVERSIZE 977.323 THO
Thompson & Everts. Republication of Combination Atlas Map of Kane County, Illinois. St. Charles: Dunham-Hunt Historical Preservation Society, 1992.

REF 977.32 HIS
Wilcox, John S. Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Kane County. Chicago: Munsell Publishing Company, 1904.