Category Archives: Manuscript Collections

Look for the Adena Pot and the Clinton League Memory Book

The Ohio Historical Society staff has had a wonderful opportunity to assist and support our colleagues at WOSU Public Media in their ongoing project to preserve and celebrate the history of historic neighborhoods in Columbus. The eighth documentary in the … Continue reading

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Emerson Burkhart and the Works Progress Administration

“A real artist is one who knows that culture is a way of living, the sum total of what goes on around you during your life is the warehouse of your art. Your feelings of love and hate about this … Continue reading

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Free Access to the Siebert Collection During African American History Month

In celebration of the heroes of the Underground Railroad, Ohio Memory and the Ohio Historical Society are excited to announce that we will be providing free digital access to the internationally-acclaimed Wilbur H. Siebert Collection during this year’s Black History … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available

The Manuscripts and Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of collections are now cataloged and available to researchers. These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio History Center. … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available

The Manuscripts and Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of collections are now cataloged and available to researchers. These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio History Center. … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available

The Manuscripts and Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of collections are now cataloged and available to researchers. These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio History Center. … Continue reading

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Ohio Historical Society Volunteer Recognized

The Ohio Historical Society congratulates James H. Edge, one of fifteen honorable mentions for Medical Mutual of Ohio’s Outstanding Senior Volunteer Award. They recognize seniors, 65 years and older, who are actively engaged in volunteer activities. The awards “salute those … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available

The Manuscripts and Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of collections are now cataloged and available to researchers. These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio History Center … Continue reading

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Want to Know More about Camp Chase?

A recent article in the Columbus Dispatch discussed the possibility that there are Union veterans buried in the Confederate cemetery at Camp Chase: Blue Among Gray? An Amateur Historian Thinks Six Union Soldiers are Buried at Camp Chase, A Cemetery … Continue reading

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Did You Know that John Legend was from Ohio?

Musician and Ohio native John Legend was featured in an episode of the 2012 season of Finding Your Roots. Legend can trace his family tree to free blacks who were living in Ohio before the Civil War. A portion of … Continue reading

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