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Local History Online

Now Available:  Request Local History Online Records Online or By Mail
Local History Online is the convenient and comprehensive  catalog to holdings of the Champaign County Historical Archives.

Index record categories include:  

  • Books and Journals
  • Champaign County Records
  • City of Urbana Municipal Records
  • Newspapers
  • Directories
  • School Yearbooks
  • Images
  • Maps
  • Oral Histories
  • Local Organization Newsletters
  • Personal Collections and Business Records


Local History Online can be accessed by clicking here.


The catalog is frequently updated, and many records include digital content. Not finding what you’re looking for? Please contact us by phone at 217-367-4025 or by email at

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