Category Archives: State Archives

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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Check It Out: Women’s History Resource

The Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame has a searchable, online database of the accomplished Ohio women who have been inducted between 1978 and 2009. Records about the inductees compiled by the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame and are available for … Continue reading

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State Archives Update

In January the State Archives transferred more than 200 cubic feet of records from Governor Strickland’s Administration.  State Archives staff also transferred committee files and legislative records from the Ohio Senate and records from the Auditor of State’s Office, Department of Development, … Continue reading

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Government Services December 2010 Report

In December the State Archives met with the Governor’s Office to discuss the transfer of records from Governor Strickland’s Administration. State Archives staff also transferred committee files and bill files from the Ohio Senate and legislative records from the Ohio … Continue reading

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Government Services October and November 2010 Report

In the past two months the State Archives appraised records at the Attorney General’s Office, Ohio EPA, the Ohio Board of Regents, Department of Natural Resources, and met with legislative aides and staff of the General Assembly’s House Clerk’s Office.  … Continue reading

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