Category Archives: OHS Resources

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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Ohioans Were There

Ohioans have a long tradition of military service beginning with the Revolutionary War. Since World War II, American soldiers have served throughout the world – from the beaches of Normandy to the deserts of Iraq and the mountains of Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Seige of Cincinnati: More Information in the Archives

There is an article at Cinncinati.com about the Siege of Cincinnati when the city was threatened by Confederate forces in the fall of 1862. More information about the volunteer militia, dubbed The Squirrel Hunter’s, who defended the city is available … Continue reading

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Civil War Documents Bring the Past to Life

The collections staff was excited to host Columbus Dispatch columnist Joe Blundo in the Archives/Library reading room on September 30 and give him a look at one of our newest manuscript acquisitions: 534 muster and pay rolls for Ohio military … Continue reading

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Two Upcoming Geneaology Workshops

There two geneaology workshops left in our 2010 series. The Cornerstone of Geneaology This course establishes the foundation for all further geneaological research. It provides the beginning geneaologist or family historian with the scope, understanding, and sources of information used … 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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Civil War Muster Rolls Important Addition to OHS Archives

With the 150th anniversary of the Civil War coming up, curators and archivists around the country are busy preparing related collections for display and for use by researchers. Recently, the Ohio Historical Society acquired 534 pay and muster rolls for … 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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Monday at the Fair

It’s the beginning of a new week and we have a packed schedule! The schedule for Monday, August 2 includes: 11 AM How Do Collections Come to the Ohio Historical Society? 12 PM Billy Yank, Life a Union Soldier 1 … Continue reading

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Thursday at the Fair

Beat the heat in the Bricker building and check out the OHS booth.   The schedule for Thursday, July 29 includes: 11 AM Mr. Lincoln’s Camera Man, Matthew Brady 12 PM Shadows and Light, Early Photographs in OHS Archives 1 … Continue reading

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