Category Archives: State Archives

Government Services April 2010 Report

This past month the State Archives Local Government Records Program began its series of local government records management training webinars. On April 26th Electronic Records Archivist Jillian Carney conducted the workshop which covered the procedures for creating records retention schedules … Continue reading

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March 2010 Government Services Report

This spring the State Archives will be holding a series of “Just the Basics” webinars around the state.  These webinars will introduce records-keepers to the records management practices in Ohio, including the procedures for creating records retention schedules and filing … Continue reading

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Government Services Report

In February State Archives staff transferred approximately 12 cu. ft. of audio-visual records from the Dept. of Development. These records, dating from approximately 1970-2000, consist of audio tapes, video tapes, film reels, and slides and pertain to Ohio’s governors and … Continue reading

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Now for Number 9…

The 9th Most Embarrassing Moment of Ohio History is… 9. Rhodes’ Road to Canada Columbus (1965). In July of 1965 Ohio Governor James Rhodes announced his plan to construct a bridge from Ohio to Ontario. The Bridge would have stretched … Continue reading

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Government Services January 2010 Report

This month State Archives staff transferred 54 reel-to-reel tapes of the Department of Natural Resources’ Ohio Outdoors Weekly Radio Programs.  These public service announcements aired from 1992-1996 and include topics such as hunting ethics, recycling, and boating safety.  Earlier the … Continue reading

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Government Services December Report

The following recently accessioned series have been cataloged by State Archives staff in December and descriptions are available in the Online Collection Catalog:  State Archives Series 5096: Columbus (OH) Parks and Recreation Commission. Minutes 1985-2003 State Archives Series 7245: Adjutant … Continue reading

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Government Services November Report

Two State Archives staff members attended the Ohio Digital Government Summit sponsored by Government Technology magazine.  The Summit provided a great overview of the hot topic issues in government IT.  Both staff members really enjoyed learning about Web 2.0 in … Continue reading

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