C.E. Brehm Library

Illinois DAR Genealogical Library

DAR members collect and donate books and other research material to both the national DAR Library and other libraries throughout the state. The NSDAR Library in Washington, D.C., is one of the nation's best genealogical research centers. You can access the catalog for the NSDAR Library here.

The Illinois DAR Genealogical Library Collection is housed at the C.E. Brehm Library in Mount Vernon, Illinois. The Illinois DAR Genealogical Library catalog can be reached here.



Illinois DAR will hold genealogy workshops throughout the state. They are being planned now, so check back often, or contact the state membership chairman.

Is there a Revolutionary War patriot in your family tree?

Membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) honors and preserves the legacy of your patriot ancestor. You can find out more about what qualifies you to be a member here, or find a chapter close to you.