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Research Room

The museum maintains a small research room that contains a variety of historical resources including: 


  • Champaign-Urbana City Directories 

  • Yearbooks 

  • Historical Maps

  • Ephemera Files

  • People and Family Files 

  • Historical Photographs 


We also encourage researchers to visit the Champaign County Historical Archives at the Urbana Free Library. The Archives maintains a research-level collection on the history and genealogy of Champaign County and its residents.  The collection is open to the public for research without an appointment. 


Champaign County Historical Archives

210 West Green Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801 

Phone: 217-367-4025

Available Research Material

The museum maintains vertical files containing information on people, places, and events in Champaign County.  You may access our vertical file index below.

Champaign County 

History Museum


102 East University Avenue

Champaign, Illinois 61820

phone: 217-356-1010

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