Have You Had a Great Experience Using the OHS Archives?

Share your story and inspire others!

Have you ever discovered a real treasure in the Ohio Historical Society’s Archives?

Tracked down information about an elusive ancestor?

Found OHS staff to be particularly helpful with your research?

We invite you to share your story during the third installment of the I Found It In the Archives! Contest. OHS is participating in the Society of American Archivist’s competition again in 2013. We will be accepting written or video submissions January 1-31, 2013. Send us your stories!

Send e-mail submissions to: archivescontest@ohiohistory.org

Send submissions by US postal service to:

Ohio Historical Society, ATTN: Lisa Long, 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH, 43211-2474

After online voting, a winner will be announced on February 28, 2013. The prize package includes:

*One year family membership to OHS

*Voucher for a free genealogy workshop at the Ohio History Center in 2013

*Behind the scenes tour of the Center’s archives storage area in Columbus

The winning entry will be submitted to the Society of American Archivists national competition.

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