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August 3, 2021

Reflections on my Summer 2021 Internship

This blog is an opportunity to start reflecting on my internship so far while tying this experience into the things I’ve been learning at school.

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April 17, 2020

Preserving Your Family Tree Like an Archivist

As Ohioans begin to face at least a few more weeks under a stay-at-home order, many of us are looking for new hobbies or distractions.

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April 14, 2020

Frances Benjamin Johnston and the Last Photographs of President McKinley

Frances Benjamin Johnston took a photograph of the last speech President William McKinley would deliver before we was assassinated.

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October 27, 2017

Archives and Archaeology (Featuring an Assistant Curator of Archaeology!)

Hear from an archaeologist at the Ohio History Connection about her work and how it intersects with the archives.

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October 18, 2017

Picturing World War I: A Conversation With the Curator

The Ohio History Connection is opening a new exhibit entitled "Picturing World War I." As part of our celebration of Archives Month, I talked to the curator of this new exhibit.

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October 13, 2017

What Does it Mean to be the State Archives of Ohio? (Featuring a Local Government Records Archivist!)

As part of our celebration of Archives Month here on the History Blog, I've been checking in with other archivists at the Ohio History Connection to hear all about their work.

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September 30, 2017

October is Archives Month!

Why would we dedicate an entire month each year to celebrating archives? Archives are incredibly important, and they need your support.

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May 10, 2017

The Ohio Quilt Research Project is Now Open!

Manuscripts intern, David McDevitt, just finished his first big project at the Ohio History Connection. Thanks to his hard work, thirty-one boxes full of quilt research materials are now available at the Archives/Library!

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January 25, 2017

Mysteries of the Archives: the Case of the Confusing Correspondence

It's elementary, my dear reader! Join me as I follow the clues and track down a mystery deep in the archives!

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December 23, 2016

Mysteries of the Archives: the Case of the Butler County Courtroom

It's elementary, my dear reader! Join me as I follow the clues and track down a mystery deep in the archives!