The Champaign County Historical Archives is a department of The Urbana Free Library that maintains a research-level collection on the history and genealogy of Champaign County, Illinois, and its residents. Our rich holdings of archives and special collections document local life from the 1830s through the present day.

This site presents digital exhibits on a variety topics, drawing from our unique collections of books, journals, newspapers, records, manuscripts, photographs, and more.

For more information about the Champaign County Historical Archives or The Urbana Free Library visit

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