Research Center

Our Research Center

The research center is home to all of our archives and is the place to go when seeking information on anything Boone County related as well as genealogy.

Our archives exist in the form of newspapers on microfilm, books, pictures, maps and much more.

We have extensive files related to area businesses, industry, arts and entertainment, prominent people, local government, events, organizations, churches, schools just to name a few.

Come look through historical landmark files, find information on the National Sewing Machine Company or browse through articles on the history of many of the older homes in Belvidere in the If Walls Could Talk collection.

Do you have research that needs to be done? It is always helpful to call ahead and let us know you are coming.

Live out of town? Not a problem, call or email us, we will assist you in whatever you need.

A wealth of information is at your fingertips and we are here to help you.

Research Links

Below are links to commonly used research and genealogy information

For more information or to make a research appointment do not hesitate to contact us.