Category Archives: Research Tips

New Catalog is Online

The new Online Collections Catalog is in operation! Here are a few tips for using the system: 1. We recommend searching both databases– Library and Archives — to get the most accurate reflection of our holdings on a particular topic. … Continue reading

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Learn More about Doing Genealogy Online

Finding Published Family History Resources on the Internet There are hundreds of thousands of genealogy websites on the Internet and we all would like to find our family’s history online. This session will give you the online tools to help … 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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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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There is Still Time to Register!

Religious Records And Roots Genealogy Workshop Church and synagogue records often provide valuable information for the family historian. However, tracking a church through the centuries can be a complicated process. This class will explore types of existing records according to … Continue reading

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Want to Know More about the 1940 U.S Census?

Tune in Wednesday, April 11 at 10 AM for All Sides with Ann Fisher on WOSU 89.7 NPR News. Angela O’Neal, OHS Director of Collections, will be one of the panelists discussing the topic, “Finding Your Family’s Roots/1940 Census Release.” … 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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