Ohio Libraries & Archives

The Ohio Network of American History Research Centers was established in 1970 to aid in the collection, preservation, and accessibility of research materials related to Ohio history. A central feature of the Network is the division of the entire state into eight distinct geographical areas. For information about the holdings and facilities of each of these Centers, make your inquiries to the Network Representative at the following addresses:

The University of Akron

Polsky Building
225 S. Main Street, Room LL10
Akron, OH 44325-1702
+1-330-972-7670
Counties: Ashland, Coshocton, Holmes, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas, Wayne

Bowling Green State University

Center for Archival Collections
5th Floor, Jerome Library
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0175
+1-419-372-2411
Counties: Allen, Crawford, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood, Wyandot

The University of Cincinnati

Archives and Rare Books Department
Blegen Library - 8th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0113
+1-513-556-1959
Counties: Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, Warren

Ohio University

Archives & Special Collections
Alden Library
Athens, OH 45701-2978
+1-614-593-2710
Counties: Athens, Belmont, Gallia, Guernsey, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Vinton, Washington

Wright State University

Paul L. Dunbar Library
Archives & Special Collections
Dayton, OH 45435-0001
+1-937-775-2092
Counties: Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby

Map of the counties of Ohio

Ohio History Connection

Archives-Library Division
1982 Velma Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211-2497
+1-614-297-2510
Counties: Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Pickaway, Union

Western Reserve Historical Society

10825 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106-1703-1788
+1-216-721-5722
Counties: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor

P. O. Box 533
151 West Wood Street
Youngstown, OH 44501-0533
+1-330-743-5934
Counties: Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Jefferson, Mahoning, Trumbull