Category Archives: OHS Resources

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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New Addition to Newspaper Collection

Did you know that Ohio Historical Society has many Ohio newspapers on paper and microfilm? Thanks to a generous donation the collection just got bigger! We are pleased to announce that the Bliss Memorial Public Library in Bloomville, Ohio recently … Continue reading

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County Office Research: Focus on the County Auditor & the County Recorder

Have you ever wondered how or why records in a county office were created? The county auditor and recorder offices create a variety of records that help us understand where and how our ancestors were living. Finding an ancestor documented … Continue reading

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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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