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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio_Archives_and_Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio Genealogy|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio_Archives_and_Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]''  
  
Archives and libraries often have [[Ohio Maps|maps]], gazetteers, and other place-finding aids. They frequently have collections of previous research, such as family and local histories and [[Ohio Biography|biographies]]. Many have record-finding aids, such as guides to their own collections or inventories of records housed elsewhere in the state.  
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{{TOC right}}These repositories preserve sources, maintain indexes, and provide services to help genealogists document their ancestors who lived in Ohio.  
  
== Archives ==
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=== Statewide ===
  
The following organizations have major collections or services for genealogical researchers:  
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'''[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ohio_Historical_Society Ohio History Connection][[Image:Ohio HIstorical Society.jpg|right|175px|Ohio HIstorical Society.jpg]]<br>'''800 E. 17th Avenue<br>Columbus, OH 43211<br>Telephone: 614-297-2510 <br>Fax: 614-297-2546 <br>E-mail: [mailto:reference@ohiohistory.org reference@ohiohistory.org] <br>Internet: [http://www.ohiohistory.org/learn/archives-library Ohio History Connection Archives/Library]<br><br>
  
'''[[National Archives Great Lakes Region (Chicago)]]'''<br>7358 S. Pulaski Rd.<br>Chicago, IL 60629-5898<br>Phone: (773)948-9001<br>Fax: (773)948-9050<br>E-mail: [mailto:chicago.archives@nara.gov chicago.archives@nara.gov]<br>Internet: [http://www.archives.gov/great-lakes/ http://www.archives.gov/great-lakes/] <br>  
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:The [http://www.ohiohistory.org/learn/archives-library Archives Division of the State History Connection of Ohio] serves as the state archives and primarily collects manuscript records of the state, including government, land, and military records. Also has biographies, genealogies, and vital records.<ref name="DB89">William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 89. {{WorldCat|39493985|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Book 973 J54d}}.</ref><br>
  
'''National Archives—Central Plains Region (Kansas City)'''<br>400 West Pershing Road<br>Kansas City, MO 64108<br>Telephone: 816-268-8000<br>Internet: http://www.archives.gov/central-plains/  
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:*Andrea D. Lentz, and Sara S. Fuller, eds., ''A Guide to Manuscripts at the Ohio Historical Society'' (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 1972). [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE920631 Digital version] {{WorldCat|692738|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|263912|item|disp=FHL Film 1320571 Item 3; Book 977.1 A3ohs}}.
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:*Suzanne Wolfe Mettle, et al., comps. ''Genealogical Researcher's Manual with Special References for Using the Ohio Historical Society Library'' (Columbus, Ohio: Franklin County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society, 1981). {{WorldCat|7415184|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|21855|item|disp=FHL Book 977.1 D27g}}.<br>
  
=== Special Collections - Archives  ===
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'''[[Ohio Genealogical Society]]'''<br>611 State Route 97 West <br> Bellville OH 44813-8813 <br>Telephone: (419) 886-1903<br>Fax: 419-886-0092 <br>E-mail: [mailto:ogs@ogs.org ogs@ogs.org] <br>Internet: [http://www.ogs.org/ Ohio Genealogical Society] <br>
  
*'''American Jewish Archives'''<br>[http://www.americanjewisharchives.org/ The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives]<br>3101 Clifton Ave. | Cincinnati, OH 45220<br>Telephone 513.221.1875 | Fax 513.221.7812
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:They have the best collection of family folders in Ohio. They also have county record guides, biographies, genealogies and some unique indexes to various Ohio records.<ref name="DB89" /> <br><br>
  
*'''Archdiocese of Cincinnati'''<br>[http://www.catholiccincinnati.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=3&Itemid=23 Archdiocese of Cincinnati Archive]<br>212 East Eighth Street | Cincinnati, OH 45202<br>Telephone: (513) 621-2086
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'''[[State Library of Ohio]]<br>'''274 East First Avenue <br> Columbus, OH 43201<br>Telephone: 614-644-7061 <br>Fax: 614-644-7004<br>E-mail: [mailto:refhelp@library.ohio.gov refhelp@library.ohio.gov] <br>Internet: [http://www.library.ohio.gov/ State Library of Ohio] <br>  
  
*'''Archives of Ohio United Methodists'''<br>[http://lis.owu.edu/spuma.htm Archives]<br>Ohio Wesleyan University<br>''Beeghly Library''<br>43 Rowland Ave. | Delaware, OH 43015<br>Telephone: 740-368-3285
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:This collection contains good records of Ohio, and of states like Pennsylvania, New York, and the states of New England which all contributed early immigrants to Ohio.<ref name="DB89" />
  
*'''Erie Lackawanna Historical Society'''[http://www.erielackhs.org/ Erie Lackawanna Historical Society]<br>History about the Delaware, Lackawanna &amp; Western Railroad, Erie Railroad, Erie Lackawanna Railway and related lines.
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:The State Library of Ohio's genealogy collection is now housed at the [http://www.columbuslibrary.org/genealogy Columbus Metropolitan Library]. SLO still has the State of Ohio Government Documents Collection which may have genealogical content.<br>
  
*'''National Underground Railroad Freedom Center'''<br>[http://dmc.ohiolink.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?page=index;c=nurfc OhioLINK History &amp; Archives Collections]
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:*Petta Khouw, and Ohio State Library, ''County by County in Ohio Genealogy'' (Columbus, Ohio: The State Library, 1978). [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE112721 Digital version]. {{WorldCat|866062194|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat}}; {{FHL|39646|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6046719; Book 977.1 D23o}}
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=== College and University Libraries - Archives  ===
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*'''Antioch University''' <br>[http://antiochcollege.org/kettering_library/ ''Olive Kettering Library'']<br>795 Livermore Street | Yellow Springs, OH 45387<br>Telephone: (937) 769 1000<br>Internet: [http://antiochcollege.org/antiochiana/ Antiochiana Department of Archives and Special Collections], the historical homepage of Antioch
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=== Regional  ===
  
*'''Ashland University''' <br>[http://www.ashland.edu/library ''Ashland University Library'']<br>401 College Ave | Ashland, OH 44805<br>Telephone(419) 289-4142<br>Internet: [http://www.ashland.edu/students/library/find/databases Ashland University&nbsp;Databases]
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'''Bowling Green State University Jerome Library'''[[Image:Jerome Library.jpg|right|175px|Jerome Library.jpg]]<br>Center for Archival Collections <br>Bowling Green, OH 43403-0001 <br>Telephone: 419-372-2411 <br>E-mail: [mailto:archive@bgsu.edu archive@bgsu.edu] <br>Internet: [http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library/cac/ Center for Archival Collections]<br>Internet: [http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library/cac/page39984.html Historical Collections of the Great Lakes]<br><br>
  
*'''Bluffton University''' <br>[http://www.bluffton.edu/library/ ''Mussellman Library'']<br>280 W College Ave | Bluffton, OH 45817 <br>Telephone (419) 358-3251 <br>Internet: [http://www.bluffton.edu/library/coll/asc/ Bluffton University Archives and Special Collections]<br>[http://www.bluffton.edu/library/coll/mhc/ Mennonite Historical Collections]
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:Has manuscripts, the ''Historical Collection of the Great Lakes'', '''Rare Books and Special Collections''', and local records of nineteen counties in northwest Ohio.<ref>[http://www.bgsu.edu/library/cac.html Center for Archival Collections] in ''University Libraries'' (accessed 5 March 2015).</ref><br><br>
  
*'''Bowling Green State University'''<br>[http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library/ ''Jerome Libary''] <br>Bowling Green, OH 43403 <br>Telephone 419-372-2361; (toll free at 866-LIB-BGSU). <br>Internet: [http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library/cac/ Center for Archival Collections]<br>[http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library/cac/page39984.html Historical Collections of the Great Lakes]
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'''[[Dayton Metro Library]]'''[[Image:Dayton Main Library.jpg|right|175px|Dayton Main Library.jpg]]<br>Main Branch<br>215 E. Third Street<br>Dayton, OH 45402<br>Telephone: 937-463-BOOK<br>E-mail: [http://www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/research/reference?view=form E-mail reference question form]<br>Internet: [http://www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/ Dayton Metro Library]<br><br>
  
*'''Case Western Reserve University''' <br>[http://library.case.edu/ksl/index.aspx ''Kelvin Smith Library'']<br>11055 Euclid Avenue | Cleveland, OH 44106-7151<br>Telephone: 216-368-3506 <br>Internet: [http://library.case.edu/ksl/collections/special/index.html Special Collections]<br>[http://library.case.edu/ksl/collections/archives/index.html University Archives] <br>
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:The ''Dayton Room&nbsp;'' has one of Ohio's best genealogical collections including books, periodicals, indexes, genealogies, and biographies.<ref name="DB89" /><br><br>
  
*'''Cedarville University''' <br>[http://www.cedarville.edu/academics/library/ ''Centennial Library'']<br>1251 N Main St | Cedarville, OH 45314<br>Telephone: (937) 766-4758 <br>Internet: [http://library.case.edu/ksl/collections/special/index.html Special Collections]<br>[http://www.cedarville.edu/academics/library/about/archives/archives.cfm University Archives] <br>
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'''Erie Lackawanna Historical Society Archives''' <br>Cleveland State University<br>1860 East 22nd St, Rhodes Tower, RM 321A<br>Cleveland Ohio 44115-2214<br>Telephone: 216-687-2449, or 216-687-2520<br>E-mail: [mailto:l.duchez@csuohio.eduCleveland l.duchez@csuohio.eduCleveland]<br>Internet: [http://www.erielackhs.org/index.php/archives Erie Lackawanna Historical Society]  
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:History of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, Erie Railroad, Erie Lackawanna Railway and related lines. No employee records.<ref>[http://www.erielackhs.org/index.php/archives Archives] in ''Erie Lackawanna Historical Society, Inc.'' (accessed 5 March 2015).</ref><br><br>
  
*'''Central State University''' <br>[http://www.centralstate.edu/services/site_index.html ''Central State University'']<br>P.O. Box 1004 | 1400 Brush Row Rd. | Wilberforce, OH 45384<br>Telephone: 800-388-2781 • (937) 376-6011
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'''[[Ohio University Alden Library]]'''[[Image:OU Alden Library.JPG|right|175px|OU Alden Library.JPG]] <br> Ohio University, Archives and Special Collections<br> Athens, OH 45701-2978 <br>Telephone: 740-593-2699<br>Fax: 740-593-2708 <br>Internet: [http://www.library.ohiou.edu/archives/index.html Archives and Special Collections] <br> Internet: [http://www.library.ohiou.edu/ Alden Library]<br><br>  
  
*'''Denison University''' <br>[http://www.denison.edu/library/ ''William Howard Doane Library'']<br>400 West Loop | Granville, OH 43023<br>Telephone: 740.587.6235 Fax: 740.587.6285 <br>Internet: [http://www.denison.edu/library/collections/archives.html Denison University Archives]<br>[http://www.denison.edu/library/collections/special_collections.html Special Collections] <br>
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:Their excellent manuscript collection includes church records, and business records. They also have county histories, biographies, and newspapers. It is like a second state archives.<ref name="DB89" /><br><br>
  
*'''John Carroll University'''<br>[http://lib.jcu.edu/page/10000 ''Grasselli Library &amp; Breen Learning Cente''r]<br>20700 North Park Blvd | University Heights OH 44118 <br>Telephone: 216.397.4233<br>Internet: [http://library.jcu.edu/ftlist Special Collections]<br>[http://library.jcu.edu/search/a?a University Archives] <br>
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'''[[Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County]]'''[[Image:Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.jpg|right|175px|Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.jpg]] <br>800 Vine Street<br>Cincinnati, OH, 45202 <br>Telephone: 513-369-6900 <br>E-mail: [http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/contact.aspx?to=166 Ask a reference question form]<br>Internet: [http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/ Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County]<br><br>  
  
*'''Kent State University'''<br>[http://www.library.kent.edu/page/10000 ''Kent State Libraries and Media Services'']<br>Kent State University | Kent, OH 44242 <br>Telephone: 330-672-3000<br>Internet: [http://www.library.kent.edu/page/10300 Archives and Special Collections] <br>
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:A top genealogy and local history collection of early Ohio sources. This includes the ''[http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/main/inlandrivers.html Inland Rivers Library]&nbsp;'' of the Ohio River and its tributaries (riverboat traffic between Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Louisville, Kentucky) in Special Collections.<ref name="DB89" /><br><br>
  
*'''Miami University'''<br>[http://www.lib.muohio.edu/ ''Miami University Libraries'']<br>501 East High Street | Oxford, OH 45056 | <br>Telephone: 513.529.1809<br>Internet: [http://archives.lib.muohio.edu/ Miami University Archives]<br>[http://spec.lib.muohio.edu/ Walter Havighurst Special Collections] <br>
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'''[[Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County]]''' <br>305 Wick Ave.<br>Youngstown, OH 44503 <br>Telephone: 330-744-8636 <br>Reference Fax: 330-744-3355 <br>E-mail: [http://www.libraryvisit.org/emailalibrarian.cfm E-mail reference question form]<br>Internet: [http://www.libraryvisit.org/genealogy.aspx Genealogy and Local History]  
  
*'''Oberline College'''<br>[http://www.oberlin.edu/library ''Oberlin College Library'']<br>148 West College Street | Oberlin, OH 44074-1545<br>Telephone: 440-775-8285 | fax 440-775-6586<br>Internet: [http://www.oberlin.edu/archive/resources/architecture/group3.html Oberlin College Archives]
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:They have a good solid genealogy collection with oral histories, state and county histories, biographies, and genealogies. Youngstown was a portal for immigrants from Pennsylvania and New England entering Ohio.<ref name="DB89" /><br><br>
  
*'''Ohio University<br>'''''Archives and Special Collections''<br>[http://www.ohio.edu/athens/bldgs/alden.html ''Alden Library''] <br>Athens, OH 45701-2978 <br>Telephone: (740) 593-2710, Fax: (740) 593-2708 <br>Internet: [http://www.library.ohiou.edu/archives/index.html Archives and Special Collections]
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'''[[Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center]]''' [[Image:Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center.jpg|right|175px|Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center.jpg]] <br>Spiegel Grove<br>Fremont, OH 43420-2796<br>Telephone: 800-998-7737, ext. 231 <br>Fax: 419-332-4952<br>E-mail: [mailto:bhill@rbhayes.org bhill@rbhayes.org]<br>Internet: [http://www.rbhayes.org/hayes/library/ Hayes Research Library]<br><br>
  
*'''Ohio University Chillicothe'''<br>[http://www.chillicothe.ohiou.edu/pages/library/info/index.htm ''Ohio University Chillicothe Library'']<br>101 University Drive | Chillicothe, OH 45601<br>Telephone: 740-774-7200
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:President Hayes' personal collection is strong on Ohio history, as well as Sandusky River and Great Lakes history, U.S. history and Black studies. The Hayes family history including many manuscripts are kept here.<ref name="DB89" /><br><br>
  
*'''Ohio University Wesleyan'''<br>[http://lis.owu.edu/ ''OH University Wesleyan Libraries'']<br>61 S. Sandusky St. | Delaware, OH, 43015 <br>Telephone: (740) 368-2000
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'''[[Toledo‑Lucas County Public Library]]''' [[Image:ToledoMainLibrary.jpg|right|175px|ToledoMainLibrary.jpg]] <br>Main Library<br>325 Michigan Street<br>Toledo, Ohio 43604 <br>Telephone: genealogy 419-259-5233, or general 419-259-5200<br>Email: [http://web2.toledolibrary.org/contact-us Contact us e-mail form]<br>Internet: [http://web2.toledolibrary.org/research/popular-topics/local-history-and-genealogy.aspx Local History and Genealogy]<br><br>  
  
*'''Otterbein College'''<br>''[http://www.otterbein.edu/resources/library/library.htm Courtright Memorial Library]''<br>138 West Main Street | Westerville, OH 43081 <br>Telephone: (614) 823-1215
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:This is the place to come if you are looking for early Ohio settlers who entered Ohio via the Great Lakes and Toledo. They have Great Lakes traffic records.<ref name="DB89" /><br><br>
  
*'''The Ohio State University'''<br>[http://library.osu.edu/sites/speccoll/ ''University Libraries Archives and Special Collections'']<br>Columbus, OH
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'''University of Cincinnati Blegen Library'''[[Image:Blegen Library.jpg|right|175px|Blegen Library.jpg]] <br>Archives and Rare Books Library <br>P.O. Box 210113<br>2602 McMicken Circle<br>Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0113<br>Telephone: 513-556-1959 <br>Fax: 513-556-2113<br>E-mail: [mailto:archives@ucmail.uc.edu archives@ucmail.uc.edu ] <br>Internet: [http://www.libraries.uc.edu/libraries/arb/index.html University of Cincinnati Archives Department] <br><br>
  
*'''University of Akron'''<br>[http://www.uakron.edu/libraries/ ''University of Akron Libraries'']<br>302 Buchtel Common | Akron, OH 44325 <br>Telephone: 330-972-7111
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:Cincinnati births and deaths 1865-1912, morgue records 1887-1930, German-Americana, urban studies, and the Ohio Network Collection.<ref>[http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/content.php?pid=363638 Archives and Rare Books Library] in ''UC Libraries'' (accessed 5 March 2015).</ref> <br><br>
  
*'''University of Cincinnati<br>'''Archives Department <br>''[http://www.libraries.uc.edu/libraries/classics/ Blegen Library]''<br>PO Box 201113 | Cincinnati, OH 45221-0113<br>Telephone: 513-556-1959, Fax: 513-556-2113<br>Internet: [http://www.libraries.uc.edu/libraries/arb/index.html University of Cincinnati Archives Department]
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'''[[Western Reserve Historical Society]]<br>'''10825 East Boulevard <br>Cleveland, OH 44106-1788 <br>Telephone: 216-721-5722 x1509 <br>Fax: 216-721-0645 <br>E-mail: [mailto:reference@wrhs.org reference@wrhs.org] <br>Internet: [http://www.wrhs.org/research/library/genealogy/ Family History and Genealogical Research]<br>
  
*'''University of Dayton'''<br>Archives and Special Collections<br>[http://library.udayton.edu/basics/archives/ ''Roesch Library Archives and Special Collections'']<br>300 College Park | Dayton, OH 45469-1501 <br>Telephone: Phone: 937-229-1000<br>Internet: [http://campus.udayton.edu/mary/library.html Marian Library]
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:The Western Reserve was a large part of Ohio at first intended for settlement by Connecticut Revolutionary War refugees. The '''Research Library''' at the '''''Western Reserve Historical Society''''' ''History Center&nbsp;'' is the premier repository for Cleveland, Ohio and the ''Connecticut Western Reserve&nbsp;'' history material. This important collection includes original land records, as well as many genealogies, biographies, histories, and Bibles from Pennsylvania and New England.<ref name="DB89" /> Includes over 20 million manuscripts for genealogical research and northeast Ohio history. They have the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of Shaker materials. Other important collections include the American Civil War, and the automotive industry.<ref>[http://www.wrhs.org/research/library/significant-collections/ Significant Collections] in ''Western Reserve Historical Society'' (accessed 27 February 2015).</ref>
  
*'''University of Toledo'''<br>[http://www.utoledo.edu/library/ ''The University of Toledo Libraries'']<br>2801 W. Bancroft | Toledo, OH 43606-3390 <br>Telephone: 800-586-533
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:*Kermit J. Pike, ''A Guide to the Manuscripts and Archives of the Western Reserve Historical Society'' (Cleveland, Ohio: Western Reserve Historical Society, 1972). {{WorldCat|483574|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|94342|item|disp=FHL Book 977.1 A3p}}.<br>  
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:*Western Reserve Historical Society. History Library. ''Card Catalog to the Manuscripts Collection in the Library of the Western Reserve Historical Society'' (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974). {{WorldCat|865891564|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|210248|item|disp=FHL Films 934566-69; 934617-18}}.
  
*'''Wilberforce University'''<br>''[http://www.wilberforce.edu/student_life/library.html Wilberforce University Library]'' <br>1055 North Bickett Rd. | Wilberforce, OH 45384-1001<br>Telephone:(937) 376-2911
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'''Wright State University Dunbar Library'''<br>Special Collections and Archives<br>3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy<br>Dayton, OH 45435-0001<br>Telephone: 937-775-2092<br>Fax: 937-775-4109 <br>E-mail: [mailto:archives@www.libraries.wright.edu archives@www.libraries.wright.edu]<br>Internet: [http://www.libraries.wright.edu/special/genealogy/ Genealogy]
  
*'''Wright State University'''<br>Special Collections and Archives<br>[http://www.libraries.wright.edu/ ''Paul Laurence Dunbar Library''] <br>Dayton, OH 45435-0001 <br>Telephone: 937-775-2092, Fax: 937-775-4109 <br>Internet: [http://www.libraries.wright.edu/special/ Wright State University Special Collections and Archives]
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:Books, maps, census records, and other research materials for the eleven counties including churches, labor unions, businesses, social and welfare agencies, women's organizations, papers of private individuals and public officials, photos, published and unpublished family histories.<ref>[http://libraries.wright.edu/special/genealogy/ Genealogy] in ''University Libraries'' (accessed 5 March 2015).</ref><br><br>
  
== Libraries  ==
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'''Ohio Network of American History Research Centers''' These six regional history centers collect Ohio records such as newspapers, printed materials, and local government records:
  
*'''Cleveland Public Library'''<br>325 Superior Ave. NE, Cleveland, OH 44114-1271<br>Phone: (216) 623-2800<br>Internet: [http://www.cpl.org/index.php?q=node/102/ Cleveland Public Library]
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:*'''University of Akron Libraries'''  
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:*'''University of Cincinnati Libraries''' see above
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:*'''Ohio History Connection''' see ''Ohio Historical Society&nbsp;'' above
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:*'''Western Reserve Historical Society''' see above
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:*'''Wright State University Library''' see above
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:*'''Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor'''
  
*'''Columbus Metropolitan Library'''<br>Genealogy, History &amp; Travel<br>96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, OH 43215-4163 <br>Phone: (614)645-2275<br>Internet: [http://www.columbuslibrary.org/genealogy Columbus Metropolitan Library]
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::An inventory of each center's holdings is: Ohio Historical Society, ''Abstract of Ohio County Inventory, 1803-1977''. Columbus, OH: OHS, 1977. {{WorldCat|36093656|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat)}}.
  
*'''Genealogy Library at Garst Museum'''<br>205 N. Broadway Greenville, OH 45331<br>Phone: (937)548-5250<br>Internet: [http://dcoweb.org/gsnf/home.htm Genealogy Library at Garst Museum]
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=== Ethnic and Religious  ===
  
*'''Mahoning Valley Historical Society's Archival Library '''<br>648 Wick Avenue<br>Youngstown, OH 44502-1289<br>Telephone (330) 743-2589<br>Fax (330) 743-721<br>Internet: [http://www.mahoninghistory.org/archhome.htm Mahoning Valley Historical Society's Archives] <br>
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'''American Jewish Archives'''[[Image:Marcus Center.jpg|right|175px|Marcus Center.jpg]]<br>3101 Clifton Ave<br>Cincinnati, OH 45220<br>Telephone: 513-2211875<br>Fax 513-221-7812<br>Internet: [http://www.americanjewisharchives.org/ Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives]<br><br>  
  
*'''State Library of Ohio<br>'''Special Collections and Genealogy Resources <br>275 East 1st Ave. Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43201-3692 <br>Telephone: 800–686–1532 or 614- 644–7051, Fax: 614-728-2789<br>Internet: [http://www.library.ohio.gov/ State Library of Ohio] <br>The State Library of Ohio's genealogy collection is now housed at the [http://www.columbuslibrary.org/genealogy Columbus Metropolitan Library]. SLO still has the State of Ohio Government Documents Collection which may have genealogical content.<br>Internet: [http://www.library.ohio.gov/PCS/digitalcontent/ Digital &amp; Special Collections] <br>Internet: [http://www.library.ohio.gov/PCS/digitalcontent/gen_sources Sources for Genealogists] <br>Guide to collection<ref>''County by County in Ohio Genealogy. Columbus, Ohio: The State Library'', 1978. {{FHL|39646|item|disp=FHL fiche 6046719; book 977.1 D23o}} Digital version available through FHL catalog entry.</ref>
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'''Archdiocese of Cincinnati'''<br>212 East Eighth Street<br>Cincinnati, OH 45202<br>Telephone: 513-621-2086 <br>E-mail: [http://www.catholiccincinnati.org/about-us-2/contact-us/ Contact us]<br>Internet: [http://www.catholiccincinnati.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=3&Itemid=23 Archdiocese of Cincinnati Archive]
  
== Historical Societies  ==
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'''Archives of Ohio United Methodists'''[[Image:Beeghly Library.jpg|right|175px|Beeghly Library.jpg]]<br>Ohio Wesleyan University Beeghly Library<br>43 Rowland Ave<br>Delaware, OH 43015<br>Telephone: 740-368-3285<br>E-mail: [mailto:aoum@owu.edu aoum@owu.edu]<br>Internet: [http://lis.owu.edu/spuma.htm Archives of Ohio United Methodism] <br><br>
  
Almost every county in Ohio has a branch of the OGS that actively collects, preserves, and publishes local records. There are many other [[Ohio Societies|societies]] in Ohio proactive in promoting research.  
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'''Irish American Archives Society''' <br>Collection at the '''''Western Reserve Historical Society'''''.<br>Internet: [http://www.irisharchives.org/about.asp Irish American Archives Society].  
  
*[http://www.wrhs.org/research/Irish_American_Archives_Society_ Irish American Archives]
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'''Mennonite Historical Collections''' <br> Bluffton University Mussellman Library <br>280 W College Ave <br>Bluffton, OH 45817 <br>Telephone: 419-358-3251 <br>Internet: [http://libguides.bluffton.edu/mhc Mennonite Historical Collections]  
  
*'''Ohio Genealogical Society'''<br>611 State Route 97 W, Bellville, OH 44813 <br>Phone: (419) 886-1903<br>Internet: [http://www.ogs.org/ Ohio Genealogical Society]
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'''[[National Underground Railroad Freedom Center]]'''[[Image:National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.jpg|right|175px|National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.jpg]] <br>50 East Freedom Way<br>Cincinnati OH 45202-3913<br>Telephone: 513-333-7654<br>E-mail: [mailto:OH_freedomcenter@ldsmail.net OH_freedomcenter@ldsmail.net].<br>Internet: [http://www.freedomcenter.org/genealogy Genealogy at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center]<br><br>
  
*'''Ohio Historical Society<br>'''Ohio Historical Center <br>1982 Velma Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211-2497 <br>Telephone: 614-297-2510, Fax: 614-297-2546 <br>Internet: [http://www.ohiohistory.org/resource/archlib/index.html Ohio Genealogical Society]<br>Guides to collection<ref>Lentz, Andrea D., ed. ''A Guide to Manuscripts at the Ohio Historical Society''. Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio Historical Society, 1972. {{FHL|263912|item|disp=FHL book 977.1 A3ohs}} Digital version available through FHL catalog entry.</ref><ref>Mettle, Suzanne Wolfe, et al., comps. ''Genealogical Researcher's Manual with Special References for Using the Ohio Historical Society Library''. Columbus, Ohio: Franklin County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society, 1981. {{FHL|21855|item|disp=FHL book 977.1 D27g.}}</ref>
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:The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is more a museum (few original manuscripts) than an archives. However, it has a [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Center]] for ordering microfilms, and Ancestry.com access on the Internet.<ref>[http://www.freedomcenter.org/genealogy Genealogy] in ''National Underground Railroad Freedom Center'' (accessed 5 March 2015).</ref><br><br>
  
The [http://www.ohiohistory.org/resource/archlib// Archives Division of the State Historical Society of Ohio] primarily collects manuscript records of the state, including government, land, and military records
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'''Palatines to America German Genealogy Society Resource Center'''<br>PO Box 141260<br>Columbus, Ohio 43214<br>Telephone: 614-267-4700<br>E-mail: [https://www.palam.org/contactpalam.php Contact us e-mail form]<br>Internet: [https://www.palam.org/ Palatines to America German Genealogy Society]  
  
*'''Western Reserve Historical Society<br>'''10825 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106-1788 <br>Telephone: 216-721-5722. Fax: 216-721-0645 <br>Internet: [http://www.wrhs.org/ Western Reserve Historical Society]<br>A guide to the holdings<ref>Pike, Kermit J. ''A Guide to the Manuscripts and Archives of the Western Reserve Historical Society.'' Cleveland, Ohio: The Western Reserve Historical Society, 1972. {{FHL|94342|item|disp=FHL book 977.1 A3p.}}</ref><ref>Western Reserve Historical Society. History Library. ''Card Catalog to the Manuscripts Collection in the Library of the Western Reserve Historical Society.'' Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974. {{FHL|210248|item|disp=FHL films 934566-69; 934617-18.}}</ref>
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:They have an extensive collection of German immigrant ancestor files. Their book collection is at the '''''Columbus Metropolitan Library'''''.<ref>[https://www.palam.org/ Home] in ''Palatines to America German Genealogy Society'' (accessed 5 March 2015).</ref><br><br>
  
== Ohio Digital Collections  ==
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'''Shakers''' see the '''''Western Reserve Historical Society&nbsp;''''' above.
  
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=== Outside Ohio  ===
  
== Reference Works  ==
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'''[[National Archives Great Lakes Region (Chicago)]]'''[[Image:NARA Chicago.jpg|right|175px|NARA Chicago.jpg]]<br>7358 S. Pulaski Rd.<br>Chicago, IL 60629-5898<br>Phone: (773)948-9001<br>Fax: (773)948-9050<br>E-mail: [mailto:chicago.archives@nara.gov chicago.archives@nara.gov]<br>Internet: [http://www.archives.gov/great-lakes/ http://www.archives.gov/great-lakes/]<br><br>
  
'''Family History Library'''  
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:Includes federal censuses 1790–1930; selected military service indexes, pension indexes, passenger lists, and naturalizations. Free computers for Ancestry, Heritage Quest, or Fold3. Federal agency, civil, and criminal court records of Ohio.<ref>[http://www.archives.gov/chicago/archives/genealogy.html Genealogy] in ''National Archives at Chicago'' (accessed 27 February 2014).</ref> <br><br>
  
*To find other archives and libraries with collections of Ohio records, look in the directories and information listed in the "[[United States Archives and Libraries|United States Archives and Libraries]]" and [[Ohio Societies|Ohio Societies]].
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'''[[Allen County Public Library|Allen County Public Library]]'''[[Image:Allen County Public Library.jpg|right|145px|Allen County Public Library.jpg]] <br> 900 Library Plaza <br> Fort Wayne, IN 46802 <br> Telephone: 260-421-1225 <br> E-mail: [mailto:genealogy@acpl.info genealogy@acpl.info] <br><br>
  
*Inventories of archive and library collections are found in the Locality Search of the [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog.]
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:This is the second-largest genealogy collection in the United States<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allen_County_Public_Library Allen County Public Library] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' (accessed 28 April 2010).</ref> and the largest genealogy collection in a public library. Its holdings include more than 350,000 printed volumes and 513,000 items on microfilm and microfiche.<ref name="ACPLGC">[http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/ Genealogy Center] in ''Allen County Public Library'' (accessed 28 April 2010).</ref> It has a premier genealogical periodical collection, local histories, genealogies, databases, military, censuses, directories, passenger lists, ethnic sources, and Canadians. They have a great Ohio collection.<ref>[http://www.genealogycenter.org/docs/default-source/resources/aboutusbrochure.pdf?sfvrsn=2 Genealogy Center Collections] in ''Genealogy Center'' (accessed 27 February 2015).</ref> <br><br>
  
In the early 1940s the Historical Records Survey produced inventories of county courthouses and archives. These describe the existing records and record-keeping systems. [[Family History Library Catalog Place Search|The Family History Library]] has copies of these inventories for about 30 of the 88 counties in Ohio. These are listed in the Place Search of the Family History Library [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Catalog] under:
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'''[[Newberry Library]]''' [[Image:Newberry Library.jpg|right|175px|Newberry Library.jpg]] <br> 60 West Waltron Street<br> Chicago, IL 60610<br> Telephone: 312-255-3512<br> Email: [mailto:genealogy@newberry.org reference@newberry.org.] <br><br>
  
::'''OHIO - ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES''' <br>  
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:A large Chicago repository with genealogies, local histories, censuses, military, land, indexes, vital records, court, and tax records '''many from Ohio''', the Mississippi Valley, eastern seaboard, Canada, and the British Isles.<ref>[http://www.newberry.org/genealogy-and-local-history Genealogy and Local History] in ''The Newberry'' (accessed 27 February 2015).</ref> <br>
::'''OHIO, [COUNTY] - ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES''' <br><br>
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'''Guides and Directories'''  
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=== Ohio Online Records  ===
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*David R. Larson, ed., ''Guide to Manuscript Collections and Institutional Records in Ohio,'' ((S.l.)&nbsp;: Society of Ohio Archivists, 1974). {{WorldCat|3208019|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|264947|item|disp=FHL Book 977.1 A34s}}.
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*Paul D. Yon, ''Guide to Ohio County and Municipal Records for Urban Research.'' (Columbus, Ohio&nbsp;: Ohio Historical Society, 1973). {{WorldCat|682615|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|10658|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6051197; Book 977.1 A3}}.
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*Ohio Association of Historical Societies and Museums, ''Directory of Museums, Historical Societies, and Associated Organizations in Ohio'' (Granville, Ohio&nbsp;: Ohio Association of Historical Societies and Museums, 1981). {{WorldCat|865810149|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|139236|item|disp=FHL Book 977.1 C4}}.
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Almost every county in Ohio has a branch of the OGS that actively collects, preserves, and publishes local records. There are many other [[Ohio Societies|societies]] in Ohio proactive in promoting research.
  
You may also learn about research sources in:  
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:*''Guide to Manuscript Collections and Institutional Records in Ohio,'' {{FHL|264947|item|disp=FHL book 977.1 A34s}}
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:*''Guide to Ohio County and Municipal Records for Urban Research.'' {{FHL|10658|item|disp=FHL fiche 6051197; book 977.1 A3}}
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These repositories preserve sources, maintain indexes, and provide services to help genealogists document their ancestors who lived in Ohio.

[edit] Statewide

Ohio History Connection
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800 E. 17th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211
Telephone: 614-297-2510
Fax: 614-297-2546
E-mail: reference@ohiohistory.org
Internet: Ohio History Connection Archives/Library

The Archives Division of the State History Connection of Ohio serves as the state archives and primarily collects manuscript records of the state, including government, land, and military records. Also has biographies, genealogies, and vital records.[1]

Ohio Genealogical Society
611 State Route 97 West
Bellville OH 44813-8813
Telephone: (419) 886-1903
Fax: 419-886-0092
E-mail: ogs@ogs.org
Internet: Ohio Genealogical Society

They have the best collection of family folders in Ohio. They also have county record guides, biographies, genealogies and some unique indexes to various Ohio records.[1]

State Library of Ohio
274 East First Avenue
Columbus, OH 43201
Telephone: 614-644-7061
Fax: 614-644-7004
E-mail: refhelp@library.ohio.gov
Internet: State Library of Ohio

This collection contains good records of Ohio, and of states like Pennsylvania, New York, and the states of New England which all contributed early immigrants to Ohio.[1]
The State Library of Ohio's genealogy collection is now housed at the Columbus Metropolitan Library. SLO still has the State of Ohio Government Documents Collection which may have genealogical content.

[edit] Regional

Bowling Green State University Jerome Library
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Center for Archival Collections
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0001
Telephone: 419-372-2411
E-mail: archive@bgsu.edu
Internet: Center for Archival Collections
Internet: Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

Has manuscripts, the Historical Collection of the Great Lakes, Rare Books and Special Collections, and local records of nineteen counties in northwest Ohio.[2]

Dayton Metro Library
Dayton Main Library.jpg

Main Branch
215 E. Third Street
Dayton, OH 45402
Telephone: 937-463-BOOK
E-mail: E-mail reference question form
Internet: Dayton Metro Library

The Dayton Room  has one of Ohio's best genealogical collections including books, periodicals, indexes, genealogies, and biographies.[1]

Erie Lackawanna Historical Society Archives
Cleveland State University
1860 East 22nd St, Rhodes Tower, RM 321A
Cleveland Ohio 44115-2214
Telephone: 216-687-2449, or 216-687-2520
E-mail: l.duchez@csuohio.eduCleveland
Internet: Erie Lackawanna Historical Society

History of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, Erie Railroad, Erie Lackawanna Railway and related lines. No employee records.[3]

Ohio University Alden Library
OU Alden Library.JPG

Ohio University, Archives and Special Collections
Athens, OH 45701-2978
Telephone: 740-593-2699
Fax: 740-593-2708
Internet: Archives and Special Collections
Internet: Alden Library

Their excellent manuscript collection includes church records, and business records. They also have county histories, biographies, and newspapers. It is like a second state archives.[1]

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.jpg

800 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH, 45202
Telephone: 513-369-6900
E-mail: Ask a reference question form
Internet: Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

A top genealogy and local history collection of early Ohio sources. This includes the Inland Rivers Library  of the Ohio River and its tributaries (riverboat traffic between Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Louisville, Kentucky) in Special Collections.[1]

Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County
305 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503
Telephone: 330-744-8636
Reference Fax: 330-744-3355
E-mail: E-mail reference question form
Internet: Genealogy and Local History

They have a good solid genealogy collection with oral histories, state and county histories, biographies, and genealogies. Youngstown was a portal for immigrants from Pennsylvania and New England entering Ohio.[1]

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center.jpg

Spiegel Grove
Fremont, OH 43420-2796
Telephone: 800-998-7737, ext. 231
Fax: 419-332-4952
E-mail: bhill@rbhayes.org
Internet: Hayes Research Library

President Hayes' personal collection is strong on Ohio history, as well as Sandusky River and Great Lakes history, U.S. history and Black studies. The Hayes family history including many manuscripts are kept here.[1]

Toledo‑Lucas County Public Library
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Main Library
325 Michigan Street
Toledo, Ohio 43604
Telephone: genealogy 419-259-5233, or general 419-259-5200
Email: Contact us e-mail form
Internet: Local History and Genealogy

This is the place to come if you are looking for early Ohio settlers who entered Ohio via the Great Lakes and Toledo. They have Great Lakes traffic records.[1]

University of Cincinnati Blegen Library
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Archives and Rare Books Library
P.O. Box 210113
2602 McMicken Circle
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0113
Telephone: 513-556-1959
Fax: 513-556-2113
E-mail: archives@ucmail.uc.edu
Internet: University of Cincinnati Archives Department

Cincinnati births and deaths 1865-1912, morgue records 1887-1930, German-Americana, urban studies, and the Ohio Network Collection.[4]

Western Reserve Historical Society
10825 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106-1788
Telephone: 216-721-5722 x1509
Fax: 216-721-0645
E-mail: reference@wrhs.org
Internet: Family History and Genealogical Research

The Western Reserve was a large part of Ohio at first intended for settlement by Connecticut Revolutionary War refugees. The Research Library at the Western Reserve Historical Society History Center  is the premier repository for Cleveland, Ohio and the Connecticut Western Reserve  history material. This important collection includes original land records, as well as many genealogies, biographies, histories, and Bibles from Pennsylvania and New England.[1] Includes over 20 million manuscripts for genealogical research and northeast Ohio history. They have the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of Shaker materials. Other important collections include the American Civil War, and the automotive industry.[5]

Wright State University Dunbar Library
Special Collections and Archives
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, OH 45435-0001
Telephone: 937-775-2092
Fax: 937-775-4109
E-mail: archives@www.libraries.wright.edu
Internet: Genealogy

Books, maps, census records, and other research materials for the eleven counties including churches, labor unions, businesses, social and welfare agencies, women's organizations, papers of private individuals and public officials, photos, published and unpublished family histories.[6]

Ohio Network of American History Research Centers These six regional history centers collect Ohio records such as newspapers, printed materials, and local government records:

  • University of Akron Libraries
  • University of Cincinnati Libraries see above
  • Ohio History Connection see Ohio Historical Society  above
  • Western Reserve Historical Society see above
  • Wright State University Library see above
  • Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor
An inventory of each center's holdings is: Ohio Historical Society, Abstract of Ohio County Inventory, 1803-1977. Columbus, OH: OHS, 1977. At various repositories (WorldCat).

[edit] Ethnic and Religious

American Jewish Archives
Marcus Center.jpg

3101 Clifton Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Telephone: 513-2211875
Fax 513-221-7812
Internet: Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives

Archdiocese of Cincinnati
212 East Eighth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Telephone: 513-621-2086
E-mail: Contact us
Internet: Archdiocese of Cincinnati Archive

Archives of Ohio United Methodists
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Ohio Wesleyan University Beeghly Library
43 Rowland Ave
Delaware, OH 43015
Telephone: 740-368-3285
E-mail: aoum@owu.edu
Internet: Archives of Ohio United Methodism

Irish American Archives Society
Collection at the Western Reserve Historical Society.
Internet: Irish American Archives Society.

Mennonite Historical Collections
Bluffton University Mussellman Library
280 W College Ave
Bluffton, OH 45817
Telephone: 419-358-3251
Internet: Mennonite Historical Collections

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.jpg

50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati OH 45202-3913
Telephone: 513-333-7654
E-mail: OH_freedomcenter@ldsmail.net.
Internet: Genealogy at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is more a museum (few original manuscripts) than an archives. However, it has a Family History Center for ordering microfilms, and Ancestry.com access on the Internet.[7]

Palatines to America German Genealogy Society Resource Center
PO Box 141260
Columbus, Ohio 43214
Telephone: 614-267-4700
E-mail: Contact us e-mail form
Internet: Palatines to America German Genealogy Society

They have an extensive collection of German immigrant ancestor files. Their book collection is at the Columbus Metropolitan Library.[8]

Shakers see the Western Reserve Historical Society  above.

[edit] Outside Ohio

National Archives Great Lakes Region (Chicago)
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7358 S. Pulaski Rd.
Chicago, IL 60629-5898
Phone: (773)948-9001
Fax: (773)948-9050
E-mail: chicago.archives@nara.gov
Internet: http://www.archives.gov/great-lakes/

Includes federal censuses 1790–1930; selected military service indexes, pension indexes, passenger lists, and naturalizations. Free computers for Ancestry, Heritage Quest, or Fold3. Federal agency, civil, and criminal court records of Ohio.[9]

Allen County Public Library
Allen County Public Library.jpg

900 Library Plaza
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Telephone: 260-421-1225
E-mail: genealogy@acpl.info

This is the second-largest genealogy collection in the United States[10] and the largest genealogy collection in a public library. Its holdings include more than 350,000 printed volumes and 513,000 items on microfilm and microfiche.[11] It has a premier genealogical periodical collection, local histories, genealogies, databases, military, censuses, directories, passenger lists, ethnic sources, and Canadians. They have a great Ohio collection.[12]

Newberry Library
Newberry Library.jpg

60 West Waltron Street
Chicago, IL 60610
Telephone: 312-255-3512
Email: reference@newberry.org.

A large Chicago repository with genealogies, local histories, censuses, military, land, indexes, vital records, court, and tax records many from Ohio, the Mississippi Valley, eastern seaboard, Canada, and the British Isles.[13]

[edit] Ohio Online Records

Links to online databases and indexes that may include vital records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records.

[edit] Guides

Almost every county in Ohio has a branch of the OGS that actively collects, preserves, and publishes local records. There are many other societies in Ohio proactive in promoting research.

To find other repositories of Ohio records, see also:

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 89. At various repositories (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 J54d.
  2. Center for Archival Collections in University Libraries (accessed 5 March 2015).
  3. Archives in Erie Lackawanna Historical Society, Inc. (accessed 5 March 2015).
  4. Archives and Rare Books Library in UC Libraries (accessed 5 March 2015).
  5. Significant Collections in Western Reserve Historical Society (accessed 27 February 2015).
  6. Genealogy in University Libraries (accessed 5 March 2015).
  7. Genealogy in National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (accessed 5 March 2015).
  8. Home in Palatines to America German Genealogy Society (accessed 5 March 2015).
  9. Genealogy in National Archives at Chicago (accessed 27 February 2014).
  10. Allen County Public Library in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia (accessed 28 April 2010).
  11. Genealogy Center in Allen County Public Library (accessed 28 April 2010).
  12. Genealogy Center Collections in Genealogy Center (accessed 27 February 2015).
  13. Genealogy and Local History in The Newberry (accessed 27 February 2015).




 

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