|This feature highlights web pages of interest to genealogists researching Ohio
This institution is, by law, the archives for the State of Ohio.
- African-American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920 (see Ethnic Spotlight in
this issue for more information.)
- Ohio Online Death Index, 1913-1937.
- Ohio Online War of 1812 Soldiers Roster.
- Awards to the Crews & Officers of Certain Vessels for Captures Made
During the War of 1812.
- Newspaper Index: A list of newspaper microfilm held by the OHS,
searchable by title, city & county.
- Online Collections Catalog. More than 230,000 items (books, periodicals,
manuscripts, audiovisual materials & items pertaining to Ohio natural history &
- Fundamental Documents of Ohio History: Online transcriptions of Ohio
state constitutions, the Ordinance of the Northwest Territory, Executive Journals of the
Northwest Territory, Rutherford B. Hayes Diary & Letters & Governors of Ohio
- Primary Resources for Teachers Database, K-12: Lists pamphlets on Ohio
history useful to teachers.
- Online Archive of Ohio History, the Scholarly Journal of the Ohio
Historical Society, 1887-present. Digital images of the 53,000 pages of this journal.
Ohio Public Library
Website includes a section on genealogical research opportunities in
Ohio public libraries. Subsections include Ethnic Genealogy, Genealogy Libraries,
Genealogy Computing, Genealogy Instruction, Maps & Geography, Ohio History &
Biography & Ohio Genealogy Records. The Genealogy Libraries subsection consists of
Ohio public libraries with genealogy collections with comments about materials available
in each library's collection.
Library of Ohio
Of special interest is a list of Ohio public libraries with websites
and/or Internet-accessible catalogs. Genealogists can discover publications of interest
about particular families, localities & subjects.