Sangamon County 
 Historical Society





Sangamon County Historical Society

Resources of the Sangamon County Historical Society

Sangamon Valley Collection in the City of Springfield's Lincoln Library.  The collection was established in the 1970s through the support and encouragement of the Sangamon County Historical Society.  It serves as a regional local history and genealogy collection for Springfield, Sangamon County, and all of Sangamon bordering counties.  It collects, preserves, and provides information through a number of formats, including photographs, books, newspapers, and maps.  Visit the Sangamon Valley Collection in Lincoln Library at 326 S. 7th Street, Springfield, IL 62701.  Call 217-753-4900, Ext. 5634.  Email:

Additional Resources and Links

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

Illinois Bicentennial Commission

Illinois Genealogical Society

Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) System

Illinois State Archives

Illinois State Historical Society

Illinois Vital Records

Lincoln Public Library

Springfield & Central Illinois African American History Museum

Springfield Bicentennial Working Group

The Lincoln Academy of Illinois

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