Books & More

Newspapers, directories, local newsletters, and yearbooks

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Champaign County Web Archives

Historical captures of local websites 

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Chanute Collection

Archival records from the former Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum

County Records

Champaign County Circuit Court and vital records plus municipal documents for the City of Urbana

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Local History & Genealogy Digital Exhibits

Online exhibits focused on Champaign County

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Maps

Historical and current local maps, plat books, and Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps available for research

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News-Gazette Archives Collection

Newspaper clippings, administrative records, and photographs from the News-Gazette 

Oral Histories

Recordings and transcripts of local individuals and communities

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Photographs

Over one million photographs of local people and locations, dating from the mid-19th century to the present

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Special Collections

Unique documents, letters, photographs, and artifacts documenting local families, businesses, and institutions