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Ohio Network of American History Research (ONAHR) Centers

List of approved institutions charged with preserving Ohio's government records.

As the archives administration for the state of Ohio, the Ohio History Connection organized the Ohio Network of American History Research (ONAHR) Centers in 1970 to provide for the preservation of historically valuable local government records. Composed of four state universities and Ohio's two largest historical societies, the network members preserve and make available all forms of documentation relating to Ohio's past.

The Six ONAHR Centers


1.  University of Akron Libraries
Archival Services
Polsky Building
University of Akron
225 S. Main
Akron, OH 44325-1702
330.972.7670

2.  University of Cincinnati Libraries
Archives and Rare Books Department
Blegen Library - 8th Floor
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0113
513.556.1959

3. Ohio History Connection
Archives/Library Division
1982 Velma Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211-2497
614.297.2510

4.  Western Reserve Historical Society
Library
10825 East Blvd.
Cleveland, OH 44106-1788
216.721.5727

5.  Paul Laurence Dunbar Library
Special Collections and Archives
Wright State University
Dayton, OH 45435-0001
937.775.2092

6.  Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor
Archives/Library
151 W. Wood St.
PO Box 533
Youngstown, OH 44501-0533
330.743.5934