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ILLINOIS STATE LIBRARY

Historical Timeline

1818−1850  |  1851−1900  |  1901−1950  |  1951−2000  |  2001−

Notable dates and events in the history of the Illinois State Library:

1818−1850

1818-1822

1820

1822-1823

1823-1824

1823

1824-1825

1825-1828

1829-1840

1839

1840-1841

1841-1843

1842

1843-1846

1846-1850

1850-1853

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1851−1900

1853-1857

1855

1857-1865

1865-1869

1867

1869-1873

1870's

1871

1872

1873-1881

1874

1877

1880

1881

1881-1882

1881-1889

1889

1889-1893

1892-1893

1893-1897

1894-1898

1896

1897-1912

1898-1900

1900-1914

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1901−1950

1904

1909

1911

1912-1913

1913

1913-1914

1914

1914-1917

1914-1921

1917-1929

1919

1921

1922

1923

1924

1925

1927

1929

1929-1933

1932

1933

1933-1944

1934

1935

1935-1956

1936

1937

1938

1939

1940

1941

1942

1943

1944

1944-1945

1945

1945-1953

1946

1947

1948

1949

1950

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1951−2000

1951

1952

1953

1953-1964

1954

1955

1956

1956-1968

1958

1959

1960

1961

1962

1963

1964

1964-1965

1965

1965-1970

1966

1967

1968

1968-1969

1969

1969-1974

1970

1970-1973

1971

1972

1973

1974

1975

1976

1977-1981

1977

1978

1979

1980

1981-1991

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991-1999

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999-

1999

2000

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2001−

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005-2013

2005

2006

2007

2008

2011

2013

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