Illinois State Historical Library (ISHL)
Old State Capitol
Springfield, IL 62701
The ISHL is scheduled to move to the Abraham Lincoln Library; check the website for updated information. County histories, plat books, census indexes, cemetery indexes, city material, family and association files, microfilmed newspapers, manuscripts, and photographs are included in its collections, much only available on-site. However, microfilmed newspapers from the library’s extensive collection can be obtained via interlibrary loan.