Indexes and Pathfinders

Directory of Springfield City Officials

Index of Springfield mayors, aldermen, and commissioners from 1832 to the present.

The Lincoln Library Newspaper Index (NewsDex)

Includes the Illinois Times 1981-2017, the State Journal-Register 1981-2019, and the Springfield Business Journal

Microfilm Resources

Listing of all records and reference numbers for microfilm collections accessible in the Sangamon Valley Collection.

Vertical File Index

The Vertical File is a collection of file folders arranged by subject (based on Library of Congress Subject Headings). The folders include newspaper, magazine, and web articles, photographs, fliers, mailings, ephemera, etc related to the subject. This is a list and cross reference guide to the subject folders in the collection.