Category Archives: Research Tools

Tips to Find Audiovisual Collections in the OHS Online Collections Catalog

How can I use keyword searching to find audiovisual collections? General keyword searching for subjects and genre terms can retrieve relevant collections.  Keep in mind that the general keyword search searches many fields in the bibliographic record for each word … 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 new collections are cataloged and available to researchers.  These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  They are available for use … Continue reading

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Government Services November Report

Two State Archives staff members attended the Ohio Digital Government Summit sponsored by Government Technology magazine.  The Summit provided a great overview of the hot topic issues in government IT.  Both staff members really enjoyed learning about Web 2.0 in … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available

The Manuscripts & Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of new collections are cataloged and available to researchers.  These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  They are available for use … Continue reading

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New Materials Available to Researchers

The Manuscripts & Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of new collections are cataloged and available to researchers.  These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  They are available for use … Continue reading

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New Collections Available to Researchers

The Manuscripts & Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of new collections are cataloged and available to researchers.  These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  They are available for use … Continue reading

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Stories of the Underground Railroad Now Available Online

Now you can find the text of correspondence with Underground Railroad participants, photographs of agents and former slaves and maps of Underground Railroad routes online. This fascinating material about the Underground Railroad in Ohio and other states was collected and … Continue reading

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Ohio Guide Scanning Project is Making Progress

More than a year ago we began our project to scan the Ohio Guide Photographs.  This collection was created by the Ohio Federal Writer’s Project, a New Deal era program that employed writer’s during the Great Depression. Beginning in 1935 … Continue reading

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New Collections Available to Researchers

The Manuscripts & Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of new collections are cataloged and available to researchers.  These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  They are available for use … Continue reading

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New Collections Available to Researchers

The Manuscripts & Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of new collections are cataloged and available to researchers.  These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  They are available for use … Continue reading

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