Category Archives: State Archives

Archives Preservation and Digitization Grants Opportunity

The Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB) announces the availability of grants between $500 and $2,000 to archival institutions to fund projects to preserve and/or provide access to Ohio’s historical records. Proposals must be received by February 28, 2013. Awards … Continue reading

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2012 OHRAB Archives Achievement Award Recipients

The Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB) is pleased to announce that the Euclid Public Library and the Clark County Historical Society have received the 2012 OHRAB Achievement Awards. The OHRAB Achievement Award recognizes significant accomplishments in preserving and improving … Continue reading

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Ohio Department of Natural Resources Records at the Ohio Historical Society

The following Ohio Department of Natural Resources record series have been processed and cataloged at the State Archives.  Bibliographic descriptions of these series are available in the Ohio Historical Society’s Online Collection Catalog. State Archives Series 7437: Division of Parks … Continue reading

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New Record Series at the State Archives

The State Archives recently received the following record series: • Department of Taxation: Real Property Abstracts, 2001 (State Archives Series 2601) • Department of Taxation: Exempt Property Abstracts, 2001 (State Archives Series 1061) • Department of Taxation: Real and Public … Continue reading

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Ohio Archives and Libraries Awarded Preservation and Digitization Grants

The Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB) announces grants to 13 institutions for archival projects.  The grants are funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), an arm of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).  The funded … Continue reading

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State Archives Update

In April the State Archives presented a session on government records management at the Auditor of State’s annual Ohio Local Government Officials Conference held in Columbus. Approximately 45 officials from townships, municipalities, and counties attended the session. Also this past … 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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