Category Archives: Research

Want to Know More about Camp Chase?

A recent article in the Columbus Dispatch discussed the possibility that there are Union veterans buried in the Confederate cemetery at Camp Chase: Blue Among Gray? An Amateur Historian Thinks Six Union Soldiers are Buried at Camp Chase, A Cemetery … Continue reading

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I Found It In the Archives National Contest

Voting is open! Voting started on April 1 for the “I Found It In the Archives” national contest. Visit the Society of American Archives web site to cast your vote for Ohio’s Brian Fox or one of the other great … Continue reading

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What Will We Learn about Serpent Mound in 2012?

Our archaeology curator, Brad Lepper, discusses the potential for using remote sensing to learn more about Serpent Mound in this round up of scientists in the Sunday Columbus Dispatch: New Year Holds Hope for Particles, Planets: Researchers are Eager to … Continue reading

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Home for Christmas …

Leading up to the holidays in December of 1903, Orville Wright sent a telegram home to his father, Bishop Milton Wright, about the now world-famous Wright Flyer flights of December 17th.  Orville was most excited about the final flight of … 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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Do You Know this Man?

Our curatorial staff recently found and cataloged this remarkable photograph. Based on the gentleman’s jacket and shoulder marks, we are fairly certain that he was an officer in the Union Army during the Civil War. However, we can not see … 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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Boy Soldiers John Clem and Joseph Fissell

Who was the youngest soldier from Ohio to serve in the Union Army during the Civil War? In our post of interesting facts about Ohio and the Civil War on April 16, we stated that Joseph Fissell from Circleville was … 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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