Category Archives: Local Government Records

Greene County Records Center and Archives Receives Achievement Award

The Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB) is pleased to recognize the Greene County Records Center and Archives as its 2014 Achievement Award recipient. Since its establishment in 1996, the Greene County Records Center and Archives has been committed to … Continue reading

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#AskAnArchivist Day Is October 30!

Ever had a question for an archivist that you have not had the chance to ask? Today archivists around the country, including archivists at the Ohio History Connection, are taking to Twitter to respond to questions tweeted with the hashtag … Continue reading

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Electronic Records Day this Friday 1010!

The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) is celebrating Electronic Records Day this Friday, 10.10. Electronic Records Day is an opportunity to raise awareness among government agencies, related professional organizations, the general public and other stakeholders about the crucial role electronic … Continue reading

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Ohio Archives and Libraries Awarded Preservation and Digitization Grants

The Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB) announces it has awarded grants to ten institutions to support archival projects. The funded projects include organizing and preserving historical records and cataloging and digitizing records for improved access. Overall OHRAB received thirty … Continue reading

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Celebrate Electronic Records Day 1010!

The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) is celebrating Electronic Records Day this Thursday, 10.10.  This is a day to raise awareness about the importance of electronic records and the need to properly manage and preserve them.  In honor of Electronic … Continue reading

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“Just the Basics for Townships” Webinar: October 22

The Ohio Historical Society—Local Government Records Program, which is a unit of the State Archives, is presenting a new “Just the Basics for Townships” webinar on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 2:00 pm.  The cost is $20.00 per registration. “Just … Continue reading

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What are Manumission Registers?

And more importantly, how do you find them? They are registers of free African Americans living in Ohio prior to the Civil War. Those that have survived are a rich genealogical and historical resource. The book Registers of Blacks in … Continue reading

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