There are many online resources for researching and exploring the history of St. Clair County.
Check back here often for additions and updates.
BOOKS AVAILABLE ONLINE
These free full-text books on various topics in St. Clair County’s history are available
for you to read on your computer, mobile device or to print.
They are in a number of formats including PDF. The books are in
the public domain because their copyrights have expired.
History of St. Clair County, Illinois, 2 vols.
Brink, McDonough and Company, 1881.
History of Illinois, J. Nick Perrin, 1906.
Kaskaskia Records, 1778-1790, Clarence W. Alvord..
Illinois in 1818, Solon J. Buck, 1917.
Centennial History of McKendree College (includes a history of St. Clair County), William Clarence Walton, 1928.
Book of Words of the Pageant of St. Clair County, Thomas Wood Stevens, 1914.
- Prairie Farmer’s Directory of St. Clair and Monroe Counties, 1919.
The Jewel of Cahokia, J. Nick Perrin, 1936.
A History of Belleville, Alvin L. Nebelsick.
My Own Times, John Reynolds, 1855.
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