Category Archives: OHS Resources

Family History Research: How to Find Naturalization Records

Interested in genealogy? Just getting started? Been at it for years? Join us at the Ohio History Center this Saturday, September 8, from 10am to noon, for the Genealogy Workshop: How to Find Naturalization Records. The United States is influenced by … Continue reading

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Next Up in the Genealogy Workshop Series…

Cornerstones of Genealogy This course establishes the foundation for all further genealogical research. It provides the beginning genealogist or family historian with the scope, understanding, and sources of information used to prepare a family tree or family history. Describes the … Continue reading

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Another Great Genealogy Workshop this Saturday

Family History Sources at the Ohio History Center This course offers an in-depth look at Ohio History Center holdings and their use in genealogy. Areas include Ohio public records, historical manuscript and audiovisual sources, and newspapers. This session is ideal … Continue reading

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Family History Research: War Of 1812

Are you interested in how to research the experience of a soldier during the War of 1812? Are you having difficulty identifying records of military service during this conflict? This presentation will focus on Ohio Adjutant General, private manuscript, and … Continue reading

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Are You Attending the National Genealogical Society Conference?

Stop by the table that the Ohio Historical Society is sharing with our colleagues from the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society and the Columbus Metropolitan Library. The National Genealogical Society 2012 Family History Conference is May 9-12 at the … Continue reading

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OHS Had a Special Guest for Statehood Day

Former U.S. Senator and astronaut John Glenn was the keynote speaker at the Statehood Day celebration hosted by the Ohio Historical Society. During his speech he mentioned the Coonskin Library as an example of Ohio’s educational history. Founded in 1804 … 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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