Category Archives: Research

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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Two Upcoming Geneaology Workshops

There two geneaology workshops left in our 2010 series. The Cornerstone of Geneaology This course establishes the foundation for all further geneaological research. It provides the beginning geneaologist or family historian with the scope, understanding, and sources of information used … 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 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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Civil War Muster Rolls Important Addition to OHS Archives

With the 150th anniversary of the Civil War coming up, curators and archivists around the country are busy preparing related collections for display and for use by researchers. Recently, the Ohio Historical Society acquired 534 pay and muster rolls for … 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 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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Brad Lepper’s Latest Column and Other OHS News

Read more about arachaeology and natural history research and one of our latest manuscript acquisitions. Archaeology: Testing Remains Provides New Insights by Brad Lepper, Curator of Archaeology, for the Columbus Dispatch Crouching Naturalist, Hidden Dragonfly – Armed with Nets and … Continue reading

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