About the Collection

The Archives contains over 70,000 cubic feet of records and thousands of printed materials. 


Government Records

Government Records

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Manuscripts

Manuscripts

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Audiovisual Collections

Audiovisual Collections

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Digital Collections

Digital Collections

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Birth Records

Birth Records

OHS holds birth records from several Ohio counties between 1867 and 1908. 

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Marriage Records

Marriage Records

OHS holds marriage records from several counties around the state. 

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Census Records

Census Records

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Military Records

Military Records

Death Records

Death Records

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Naturalization Records

Naturalization Records

OHS holds naturalization records for some Ohio counties between 1790 and 1917. 

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Land Records

Land Records

OHS serves as the custodian of records from Ohio's federal and state land offices, United State Military District, and Virginia Military District. 

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Newspapers

Newspapers

OHS holds newspapers going back to 1793

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