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=== College and University Libraries, Archives, Special Collections===
 
=== College and University Libraries, Archives, Special Collections===
*'''Antioch University''' <br>[http://www.antioch-college.edu/library/antiochiana.html Olive Kettering Library]<br>795 Livermore Street<br>Yellow Springs, OH 45387<br>Telephone: (937) 769 1000<br>Internet: [http://antiochiana.antioch.edu/ Antiochiana Department of Archives and Special Collections], the historical homepage of  Antioch
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*'''Antioch University''' <br>[http://www.antioch-college.edu/library/antiochiana.html ''Olive Kettering Library'']<br>795 Livermore Street | Yellow Springs, OH 45387<br>Telephone: (937) 769 1000<br>Internet: [http://antiochiana.antioch.edu/ Antiochiana Department of Archives and Special Collections], the historical homepage of  Antioch
  
*'''Ashland University''' <br>[http://www.ashland.edu/library Ashland University Library]<br>401 College Ave <br>Ashland, OH 44805<br>Telephone(419) 289-4142<br>Internet: [http://archives.ashland.edu/ Ashland University Archives]
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*'''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://archives.ashland.edu/ Ashland University Archives]
  
*'''Bluffton University''' <br>[http://www.bluffton.edu/library/ Mussellman Library]<br>280 W College Ave <br>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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*'''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]
  
*'''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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*'''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]
  
*'''Case Western Reserve University''' <br>[http://library.case.edu/ksl/index.aspx Kelvin Smith Library]<br>11055 Euclid Avenue <br>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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*'''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>
  
*'''Cedarville University''' <br>[http://www.cedarville.edu/academics/library/ Centennial Library]<br>1251 N Main St<br>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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*'''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>
  
*'''University of Cincinnati<br>'''Archives Department <br>[http://cincyevents.campusdailyguide.com/cincinnati-oh/venues/show/183727-blegen-library 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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*'''University of Cincinnati<br>'''Archives Department <br>[http://cincyevents.campusdailyguide.com/cincinnati-oh/venues/show/183727-blegen-library ''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]
  
*'''Denison University''' <br>[http://www.denison.edu/library/ William Howard Doane Library]<br>400 West Loop<br>Granville, Ohio 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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*'''Denison University''' <br>[http://www.denison.edu/library/ ''William Howard Doane Library'']<br>400 West Loop | Granville, Ohio 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>
  
*'''John Carroll University'''<br>[http://lib.jcu.edu/page/10000 Grasselli Library & Breen Learning Center]<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://www.jcu.edu/library/archives/archives.htm University Archives] <br>
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*'''John Carroll University'''<br>[http://lib.jcu.edu/page/10000 ''Grasselli Library & 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://www.jcu.edu/library/archives/archives.htm University Archives] <br>
  
*'''Kent State University'''<br>[http://www.library.kent.edu/page/10000 Kent State Libraries and Media Services]<br> Kent State University | Kent, Ohio 44242 <br>Telephone: 330-672-3000<br>Internet: [http://www.library.kent.edu/page/10300 Archives and Special Collections] <br>
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*'''Kent State University'''<br>[http://www.library.kent.edu/page/10000 ''Kent State Libraries and Media Services'']<br> Kent State University | Kent, Ohio 44242 <br>Telephone: 330-672-3000<br>Internet: [http://www.library.kent.edu/page/10300 Archives and Special Collections] <br>
  
*'''Miami University'''<br>[http://www.lib.muohio.edu/ Miami University Libraries]<br> 501 East High Street | Oxford, Ohio 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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*'''Miami University'''<br>[http://www.lib.muohio.edu/ ''Miami University Libraries'']<br> 501 East High Street | Oxford, Ohio 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>
  
 
*'''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]
 
*'''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]
  
*'''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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*'''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]
  
*'''Ohio University Chillicothe'''<br>[http://www.chillicothe.ohiou.edu/pages/library/info/index.htm ''Ohio University Chillicothe Library'']<br>101 University Drive | Chillicothe , Ohio 45601<br>Telephone: 740-774-7200
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*'''Ohio University Chillicothe'''<br>[http://www.chillicothe.ohiou.edu/pages/library/info/index.htm ''Ohio University Chillicothe Library'']<br>101 University Drive | Chillicothe, Ohio 45601<br>Telephone: 740-774-7200
  
*'''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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*'''Ohio University Wesleyan'''<br>[http://lis.owu.edu/''Ohio University Wesleyan  Libraries'']<br> 61 S. Sandusky St. | Delaware, Ohio, 43015 <br> Telephone: (740) 368-2000
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*'''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]
  
 
==Libraries==
 
==Libraries==

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United States > Ohio > Ohio Archives and Libraries

Archives and libraries often have maps, gazetteers, and other place-finding aids. They frequently have collections of previous research, such as family and local histories and biographies. Many have record-finding aids, such as guides to their own collections or inventories of records housed elsewhere in the state.

Archives

The following organizations have major collections or services for genealogical researchers:

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

The National Archives branch in Kansas City has the records of regional federal offices for Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin, [1] including the following:

  • Federal naturalization records
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs and other American Indian records
  • Copies of federal census, military, and immigration records

College and University Libraries, Archives, Special Collections

Libraries

  • Cleveland Public Library
    325 Superior Ave. NE, Cleveland, OH 44114-1271
    Phone: (216) 623-2800
    Internet: Cleveland Public Library
  • Columbus Metropolitan Library
    Genealogy Services
    96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, OH 43215-4163
    Phone: (614)645-2275
    Internet: Columbus Metropolitan Library
  • State Library of Ohio
    Genealogical Section
    65 South Front Street Rm 308, Columbus, OH 43215-4163
    Telephone: 800–686–1532 or 614- 644–6966, Fax: 614-728-2789
    Internet: State Library of Ohio
    Guide to collection[2]

Historical Societies

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.

  • Ohio Genealogical Society
    713 S. Main Street, Mansfield, OH 44907-1644
    Phone: (419) 756-7294, Fax: (419) 756-8681
    Internet: Ohio Genealogical Society
  • Ohio Historical Society
    Ohio Historical Center
    1982 Velma Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211-2497
    Telephone: 614-297-2510, Fax: 614-297-2546
    Internet: Ohio Genealogical Society
    Guides to collection[3][4]

The Archives Division of the State Historical Society of Ohio primarily collects manuscript records of the state, including government, land, and military records

Family History Library

In the early 1940s the Historical Records Survey produced inventories of county courthouses and archives. These describe the existing records and record-keeping systems. 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 Catalog under: Ohio- ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES Ohio, [COUNTY] - ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES

Guides & Directories

You may also learn about research sources in:

  • Larson, David R., ed. Guide to Manuscript Collections and Institutional Records in Ohio. n.p.: Society of Ohio Archivists, 1974. (Family History Library book 977.1 A34s.)
  • Yon, Paul D. Guide to Ohio County and Municipal Records for Urban Research. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 1973. (Family History Library book 977.1 A3y; fiche 6051197.)
  • Directory of Museums, Historical Societies, and Associated Organizations in Ohio. 17th ed. Granville, Ohio: Ohio Association of Historical Societies and Museums, 1981. (Fimily History Library book 977.1 C4di 1981-82.)
  1. Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking. The Archives: A Guide to National Archives Field Branches. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1988. (Family History Library book 973 A3sz.)
  2. County by County in Ohio Genealogy. Columbus, Ohio: The State Library, 1978. (Family History Library book 977.1 D23o; fiche 6046719.)
  3. Lentz, Andrea D., ed. A Guide to Manuscripts at the Ohio Historical Society. Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio Historical Society, 1972. (Family History Library book 977.1 A3ohs.)
  4. 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. (Family History Library book 977.1 D27g.)
  5. Pike, Kermit J. A Guide to the Manuscripts and Archives of the Western Reserve Historical Society. Cleveland, Ohio: The Western Reserve Historical Society, 1972. (Family History Library book 977.1 A3p.)
  6. 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. (Family History Library films 934566-69; 934617-18.)