Category Archives: Manuscript Collections

“New” Dunbar Poems!

With the recent opening of Controversy 2: Pieces We Don’t Talk About on February 29th, we’d like to let you know about some of our digital collections here on Ohio Memory that complement pieces in the exhibit. One of the Controversy 2 items is a draft … Continue reading

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Manuscript Collections Discussed in Dispatch Article

Two manuscript collections held by the Ohio Historical Society are discussed in this recent article A Lost Art, As Fewer People Take Time to Write Letters, Preservationists Lament Decline of Rich Historical Resource The collections are the papers papers of … 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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Temperance Collections at the Ohio Historical Society

Have you been watching the Prohibition documentary on PBS? Would you like to know more about the movement to outlaw the sale of alcohol? The Ohio Historical Society library holds collections related to the temperance movement in Ohio, the U.S., … 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 Historical 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 Historical Center … Continue reading

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Lustron: A House that Inspires Devotion … and T-Shirts

The creative folks behind 1803 Designs have created a fun new t-shirt inspired by the Lustron house. What is a Lustron house? They were prefabricated, single family homes constructed of porcelain steel in Columbus, Ohio between 1947 and 1950. Prefabricated … 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 Historical Center … Continue reading

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Two Good Things: Cookies and History

Does munching on your Samoas and Thin Mints make you wonder about the history of Girl Scouts? How long have girls been dressing up in green uniforms and earning patches anyway? Answer: 99 Years! Juliette Gordon Low held the first … Continue reading

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African American Manuscript Collections at OHS

In honor of African American History Month, I wanted to share some of the unique manuscript collections in the OHS Archives that tell the stories of African American Ohioans. They are available to researchers in the Archives/Library reading room at … Continue reading

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