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Champaign County Historical Archives

The Urbana Free Library

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 and its residents. Come explore our rich holdings of archives and special collections that document local life from the 1830s through the present day. The majority of these materials are discoverable in our Local History Online Catalog. We also subscribe to several databases that provide worldwide access to genealogical resources.


Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 10am-6pm
Wed: 10am-9pm 
Sun: 1-5pm


210 W. Green St.

Urbana, IL 61801

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Free Admission

Donations of books, photographs, postcards, family papers, organizational records, and monetary gifts are always welcome.

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