Category Archives: Manuscript Collections

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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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 to Researchers

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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Tips to Preserve Your Scrapbooks

A co-worker recently asked me how I fell in love with old photographs. Without hesitation I told her how I loved to look at a scrapbook my grandmother assembled for my father that included all of his class pictures; group … Continue reading

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Dear Diary…

Family Papers Tell Story of Depression Era Ohio What was it like to be a student at Ohio State University in the 1930s? What was life like in small-town Ohio at that time? A diary recently acquired by the Ohio … Continue reading

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The Cravers are Coming to OHS

White Castle Inducts Its Most Dedicated Fans Into Cravers Hall of Fame From California to New York, from Texas to Minnesota men and women are coming to Columbus to be honored for their love of small hamburgers. White Castle is … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available to Researchers

The Manuscripts & 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 to Researchers

The Manuscripts & 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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Brad Lepper’s Latest Column and Other OHS News

Read more about arachaeology and natural history research and one of our latest manuscript acquisitions. Archaeology: Testing Remains Provides New Insights by Brad Lepper, Curator of Archaeology, for the Columbus Dispatch Crouching Naturalist, Hidden Dragonfly – Armed with Nets and … Continue reading

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