Category Archives: Research

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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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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