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*[[Ohio Historical Society]], Columbus, serves as the state archives. Excellent manuscript collection for 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> <ref name="Network">[http://www.ohiohistory.org/collections--archives/state-archives/lgrp-home/lgrp-network-centers Ohio Network of American History Research Centers] in ''Ohio History Connection'' (accessed 28 February 2014).</ref>  
 
*[[Ohio Historical Society]], Columbus, serves as the state archives. Excellent manuscript collection for 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> <ref name="Network">[http://www.ohiohistory.org/collections--archives/state-archives/lgrp-home/lgrp-network-centers Ohio Network of American History Research Centers] in ''Ohio History Connection'' (accessed 28 February 2014).</ref>  
 
*[[State Library of Ohio]], Columbus, has 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" />
 
*[[State Library of Ohio]], Columbus, has 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" />
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
 
 
*[[Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County]], 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" />
 
  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
  
*[http://columbus.gov/publichealth/programs/birth-and-death-records/ Columbus Public Health Office of Vital Statistics] birth and deaths since 1908.<br>  
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*[http://www.alwayschoosehealth.com/#!certificates/c1egp Sandusky County Health Department] birth and deaths since 1908.<br>  
*[http://www.franklincountyohio.gov/clerk/CriminalForms.cfm Franklin County Clerk of the Courts], civil, and criminal cases.  
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*[http://www.sandusky-county.org/Clerk/Disclaimer/All/default.asp Sandusky County Clerk of the Courts], civil, and criminal cases.  
*[http://coroner.franklincountyohio.gov/ Franklin County Coroner] deaths.  
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*[http://www.countyoffice.org/oh-sandusky-county-medical-coroner/ Sandusky County Coroner] suspicious or unusual deaths.  
*[http://www.franklincountyohio.gov/recorder/ Franklin County Recorder] land records, DD-214 military discharges, veterans graves.  
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*[http://www.sandusky-county.com/index.php?page=recorder Sandusky County Recorder] land records, DD-214 military discharges, veterans graves.  
*[http://www.franklincountyohio.gov/probate/ Franklin County Probate Court] adoptions, birth, guardianships, mental commitments, name changes, probates and wills.  
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*[http://www.sandusky-county.org/juvenile/ Sandusky County Juvinile and Probate Court] adoptions, birth, guardianships, mental commitments, name changes, probates and wills.  
*[http://www.ohsd.uscourts.gov/ U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio], Columbus, recent civil and criminal cases.  
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*[http://www.ohnd.uscourts.gov/home/information-about-the-court/locations/toledo/ U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio], Toledo, recent civil and criminal cases.  
*[http://www.columbushistory.org/ Columbus Historical Society] memory project, recommended reading, and links.
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*[http://www.sanduskycountyhistory.org/ Sandusky County Historical Society] home history, volunteers, and members.  
*[http://americanjewisharchives.org/ American Jewish Archives], Cincinnati, manuscripts, photos, oral histories, 1000 family files, Jewish communities and immigration to the American colonies and Caribbean Islands.
 
*[http://www.catholiccincinnati.org/ministries-offices/archives-office/ Archdiocese of Cincinnati] Regional Roman Catholic records of historic value.
 
*[[National Underground Railroad Freedom Center]], Cincinnati, 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.<ref>[http://www.freedomcenter.org/genealogy Genealogy] in ''National Underground Railroad Freedom Center'' (accessed 5 March 2015).</ref>
 
*[https://www.columbuslibrary.org/research/local-history-genealogy Columbus Metropolitan Library] Internet history and genealogy, Sanborn maps, newspaper indexes, Columbus Historical Society, and images. ([http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/posts/major-changes-to-the-genealogy-dept-at-columbus-metropolitan-library/ Genealogy section moved until Aug 2016]).
 
*[http://fcghs-oh.org/ Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society], Grove City, research services, obituaries, and pioneer families.
 
*[http://www.hilliardohiohistoricalsociety.com/library/ Hillard Historical Society Library], Hillard, papers, books, photographs, maps, and other historical materials.
 
*[https://www.palam.org/ Palatines to America German Genealogy Society Resource Center], Columbus, has an extensive collection of German immigrant ancestor files.  
 
 
*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:''''' [[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]], [[Fairfield County, Ohio|Fairfield]], [[Licking County, Ohio|Licking]], [[Madison County, Ohio|Madison]], [[Pickaway County, Ohio|Pickaway]], and [[Union County, Ohio|Union]].  
 
*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:''''' [[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]], [[Fairfield County, Ohio|Fairfield]], [[Licking County, Ohio|Licking]], [[Madison County, Ohio|Madison]], [[Pickaway County, Ohio|Pickaway]], and [[Union County, Ohio|Union]].  
 
*[[Ohio Genealogical Society]], Bellville, has the best collection of family folders in Ohio. They also have county record guides, biographies, genealogies and unique indexes to various Ohio records.<ref name="DB89" />  
 
*[[Ohio Genealogical Society]], Bellville, has the best collection of family folders in Ohio. They also have county record guides, biographies, genealogies and unique indexes to various Ohio records.<ref name="DB89" />  
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*[[Dayton Metro Library]], the ''Dayton Room&nbsp;'' has one of Ohio's best genealogical collections including books, periodicals, indexes, genealogies, and biographies.<ref name="DB89" />  
 
*[[Dayton Metro Library]], the ''Dayton Room&nbsp;'' has one of Ohio's best genealogical collections including books, periodicals, indexes, genealogies, and biographies.<ref name="DB89" />  
 
*[http://www.erielackhs.org/index.php/archives Erie Lackawanna Historical Society], Cleveland, history of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, Erie Railroad, Erie Lackawanna Railway, and related lines.  
 
*[http://www.erielackhs.org/index.php/archives Erie Lackawanna Historical Society], Cleveland, history of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, Erie Railroad, Erie Lackawanna Railway, and related lines.  
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*[[National Underground Railroad Freedom Center]], Cincinnati, 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.<ref>[http://www.freedomcenter.org/genealogy Genealogy] in ''National Underground Railroad Freedom Center'' (accessed 5 March 2015).</ref>
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*[https://www.palam.org/ Palatines to America German Genealogy Society Resource Center], Columbus, has an extensive collection of German immigrant ancestor files.
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*[[Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County]], 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" />
 
*[[Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County]], 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" />  
 
*[[Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County]], 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" />  
 
*[[Ohio University Alden Library]], Athens, 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" />  
 
*[[Ohio University Alden Library]], Athens, 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" />  
*[[Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center]], Fremont, is strong on Ohio history and genealogy, as well as Sandusky River and Great Lakes history, U.S. history and Black studies.<ref name="DB89" />
 
 
*[[Toledo‑Lucas County Public Library]], 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" />  
 
*[[Toledo‑Lucas County Public Library]], 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" />  
 
*[http://www.uakron.edu/libraries/ University of Akron Libraries Polsky Building] one of six regional centers of Ohio records such as newspapers, printed materials, and local government records.<ref name="Network" />  
 
*[http://www.uakron.edu/libraries/ University of Akron Libraries Polsky Building] one of six regional centers of Ohio records such as newspapers, printed materials, and local government records.<ref name="Network" />  

Revision as of 14:53, 13 March 2015

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Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
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Contact Information[edit | edit source]

E-mail:[1]  admin@rbhayes.org

Address:[1]

Hayes Research Library
Spiegel Grove
Fremont, OH 43420-2796

Telephone:[1]  419-332-2081
Fax: 419-332-4952

Hours and holidays:[1] Tue - Sat: 9 am to 5 pm. Closed Sun, Mon, and federal holidays.

Map and directions:

Internet sites and databases:

  • Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center his documents, library, obituaries, research and collections, museum, his home, Spiegel Grove, visitor information, about us, what's happening, newsroom, education, online store, volunteers, links, publications, and reservations.
  • Logo wcmasthead en.png
    Hayes Presidential Center online catalog (part of Bowling Green State University Libraries with the location Hayes) by keyword, title, author, subject, numbers, databases, or journals. Also available in WorldCat.
  • Hayes Presidential Center’s Obituary Index a 3-million name index of deaths and some marriages in local Fremont, Ohio newspapers from the 1830s to now. Look-up copies available for a fee.

Collection Description[edit | edit source]

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.[2] The first Presidential Library established in 1916, it now holds 80,000 books on subjects like genealogy and local history.[1]

Their collection has history books and atlases for almost every Ohio county; county/state history books for many states outside Ohio; city/county directories for Fremont, Sandusky City, Erie County, and Sandusky County; D.A.R. lineage books; Pennsylvania Archives; Ohio Civil War rosters and index; Civil War regimental histories; genealogical periodicals and newsletters; photos; newspapers; and extensive local history and government records.[3] [4] They also have:

The Hayes Library has public computers for genealogical research. They are also an affiliate of, and can order microfilm copies from the Family History Library  collection in Salt Lake City.[5]

Alternate Repositories[edit | edit source]

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • National Archives I, Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service & pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.[6] Includes Northwest Territory (Ohio) papers.
  • National Archives at Chicago old federal court and agency records for Ohio, U.S. federal censuses 1790–1940; military service and pension indexes, passenger lists, naturalizations, Ancestry.com, HeritageQuest, Fold3.[7]
  • Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana, premier periodical collection, including Ohio genealogies, local histories, databases, military, censuses, directories, and passenger lists.[8]
  • Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois, a large repository with genealogies, local histories, censuses, military, land, indexes, vital records, court, and tax records mostly from the Mississippi Valley, eastern seaboard, Canada, and the British Isles.[9]
  • Ohio History Connection, Columbus, serves as the state archives. Excellent manuscript collection for government, land, and military records. Also has biographies, genealogies, and vital records.[2] [10]
  • State Library of Ohio, Columbus, has good records of Ohio, and of states like Pennsylvania, New York, and the states of New England which all contributed early immigrants to Ohio.[2]

Neighboring Collections

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 The Hayes Research Library in Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center (accessed 13 March 2015). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HRL" defined multiple times with different content
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 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.
  3. Genealogy and Local History Collections in Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center (accessed 13 March 2015).
  4. Manuscript Collections in Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center (accessed 13 March 2015).
  5. FamilySearch Microfilm Loan at the Hayes Presidential Center in Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center (accessed 13 March 2015).
  6. Information for Researchers at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC in National Archives (accessed 31 December 2013).
  7. Genealogy in National Archives at Chicago (accessed 27 February 2014).
  8. Genealogy Center Collections in Genealogy Center (accessed 27 February 2015).
  9. Genealogy and Local History in The Newberry (accessed 27 February 2015).
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 Ohio Network of American History Research Centers in Ohio History Connection (accessed 28 February 2014).
  11. Genealogy in National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (accessed 5 March 2015).
  12. Discover the Collection at Library and Archves Canada (accessed 6 August 2013).