Tag Archives: collections

Frequently Asked History Collections Questions

Here at the Ohio History Connection, History Curators are often asked similar questions from the public. We have put together a list of our most frequently asked questions to help explain what we do. What is a collection? A collection … Continue reading

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What is the Gay Ohio History Initiative?

June is Pride Month! Join curator Emily Lang for a talk on Saturday, June 14th featuring collections from the Gay Ohio History Initiative (GOHI) at 2 PM on the museum floor of the Ohio History Center. What is GOHI? The … Continue reading

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New Civil War Collections at the Ohio History Connection

Civil War Cartes de Visite The Ohio History Connection recently acquired twelve cartes de visite of Civil War Officers from Ohio who served in the Union Army: Godfrey Weitzel, William D. Whipple, Walter C. Whitaker, Edward A. Wild, Orlando B. … Continue reading

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Legislative Resources at the Ohio Historical Society

The following legislative records from the Ohio General Assembly were recently processed and cataloged by the State Archives: Senate Committee Files, 2009-2010 (128th General Assembly) House Committee Files, 2007-2008 (127th General Assembly) Representative Chuck Calvert Files, 1998-2006 Representative Dixie J. … 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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We’re in for #AskaCurator Day

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 curators from around the world will be answering questions from the public via Twitter for Ask a Curator Day.  And our own OHS curators will be joining in on the fun! How does it work? By … 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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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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Donkeys, Elephants and Log Cabins Too

  Another presidential election gives people working in archives and museums the opportunity to recall past presidential elections and draw comparisons between the past and the present.  Looking back, it seems that presidential campaigns have long been public spectacles.  That … Continue reading

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Deconstruction is Complete! (Microfilm is Moving Part 2)

As of today, the Rare Book Room is officially kaput.  The electricians are working to install the new outlets (at waist height, so no more crawling around on the floor to plug in your laptop) and to get the ceiling … Continue reading

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