Category Archives: Research

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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Archaeology in the News

Archaeology curator Brad Lepper has his regular Sunday column in the Columbus Dispatch: Adena Groups Had Own Burial Practices Brad was also recently in the Coshocton area to give a lecture about the Newark Holy Stones: Curator Lectures about Newark … Continue reading

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Mental Health Records: An Introduction for Researchers

The historical record documents Ohio’s concern for public welfare and the institutions that provide support for those who are in need of assistance.  When searching for the record of an individual’s care in Ohio’s institutional system, it can be helpful … 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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African American Manuscript Collections at OHS

In honor of African American History Month, I wanted to share some of the unique manuscript collections in the OHS Archives that tell the stories of African American Ohioans. They are available to researchers in the Archives/Library reading room at … Continue reading

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African American Photograph Collections in OHS Archives

In honor of African American History Month, I wanted to share some of the unique photographs in the OHS Archives that tell the stories of African American Ohioans. They are available to researchers in the Archives/Library reading room at the … Continue reading

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Interested in Ohio Courthouses?

Two recent articles about county courthouses in the Columbus Dispatch and USA Today reminded me that Ohio’s county courthouses have long been a popular subject for amateur and professional photographers. As the articles note, many courthouses are architecturally significant and … 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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Give the Gift of History – Genealogy

Give the gift of family history this year! The Ohio Historical Society Archives/Library (OHS), the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society (FCGHS) and the Columbus Metropolitan Library jointly offer a series of programs designed to introduce family history researchers to … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available to Researchers

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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