Category Archives: New Acquisitions

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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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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1950s toys and OHS

Thanks to some generous donors the Ohio Historical Society has received some wonderful comic books for its upcoming exhibit on the 1950s. Few people know this but Superman was created right here in Cleveland, Ohio, regardless of his Kryptonian ancestry. … Continue reading

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History is Rolling In

The Lustron has arrived! The prefabricated home (deconstructed into its panels and pieces) has arrived from its previous home in Arlington, Virginia. We took some photos to share the joy of our latest addition with you:         … Continue reading

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New Items on the Floor

We recently added two new items to the History Mall here at OHS!  We purchased two Ohio made pieces at auction recently and couldn’t wait to share them with our visitors.  The pieces include a blue, Zoar-made box and a … 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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Collecting the “Final Frontier”

OHS is happy to welcome this lovely signed photograph of Jim Lovell into our photographic collection. So why is OHS interested in a photograph of Jim Lovell? On March 25, 1928, James Arthur Lovell was born to Czech parents in … Continue reading

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