The following list is not complete, but it provides a starting point. If the source states "Request," it is in a locked book case in adult services at the Gail Borden Public Library at 200 N. Grove Ave.
Architecture of the Old Northwest Territory. Authored by Rexford Newcomb and published by the University of Chicago Press in 1950.
Art Work of Kane County. Published by W.H. Parish Publishing Co. in 1898. Request.
Biographical Record of Kane County. Published in 1898.
Elgin: An American History. Authored by E.C. Alft. Published in 1984.
Elgin, Illinois - Pictorial and Descriptive. Published by Artistic Publishing Association in 1886. Request.
The Elgin Historic District. Authored by E.C. Alft. Published in 1980.
Elgin neighborhood historical / architectural surveys are available at Elgin City Hall.
Elgin, Past, and Present - Historical and Biographical. Authored by R. Waite Joslyn. Published by T.H. Kennel & Co. in 1927.
Elgin Today - 1904 - Historical and Descriptive, Biographical. Published by Lowrie and Black in 1903.
Golden Jubilee Souvenir, St. Mary's Parish, Elgin, IL. Published in 1903.
Kane County Directory, 1859-1860. Request
The History of Elgin from 1835-1875. Published by Lord and Bradford in 1867. Request.
Kane County Gazetter. Published by John C.W. Bailey in 1867. Request.
Kane County Illinois Early Families, 1833-1885. By the Elgin Genealogical Society, 1991.
National Register Nomination for the Elgin Historic District. Authored by Bruce Dahlquist and Patricia Andrews, 1983.
Northern Illinois Gazette, 1855-1856. Request.
The Past and Present of Kane County, Illinois. Published in 1878. Request