Local History Collections

Focusing on Sandusky County and Northwest Ohio, more than 400 manuscript collections document the lives of individuals as well as businesses and organizations. Comprised of family papers, Civil War memoirs, diaries, letters, photographs, genealogies, maps, and records, the materials document the area's history from the early settlement period into the twentieth century.

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For more information please contact Curator of Manuscripts Nan Card (ncard@rbhayes.org)

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LH 348

101ST O.V.I., SEE: 7TH OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY &101ST OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

LH 277

52ND OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY (PHOTOGRAPHS)

Photographs, 1862 - 1864: 25 Civil War date cartes de visite of which 20 are identified Civil War soldiers of the 52nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry: also carte de visite album and sunglasses and case. Photographs, album, and sunglasses and case were owned by Lt. Ira H. Pool, who was mortally wounded at the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.

LH-398

6TH OHIO COMPANY K ROSTER, FREMONT, OHIO

Paper, 1916. 6th Ohio Company K Roster, Fremont, Ohio.

LH OVERSZ MSS

7TH OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY & 101ST OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

LH 277

ABBOTT, LLOYD E.

PAPERS, PHOTOGRAPHS: 1866 - 1946, Genealogy of the Ledermann/Bork family of Vorstetten, Germany, compiled by Lloyd Abbotts, Burgoon, Ohio (1925 - 2008; Photograph Collection; Lloyd Abbott's WWII Marine handbooks, training mannuals, and correspondence written to family members while serving in 4th Marine Division at Iwo Jima.

LH 260

ALLEN, LESTER & MARY

LH MSS

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN, FREMONT, OHIO BRANCH

RECORDS, 1934 - 2009, Bylaws; Membership,Treasurer, Financial, and Fremont, Ohio Branch records; Correspondence; Minutes.

LH 143

AMES, GEORGE A.

LH MSS

AMSDEN/BIRDSEYE FAMILY

LH 80

ANDERSON, CARL CAREY

LH 61

ANDERSON, SHERWOOD

LH MSS

ASH FAMILY

LH 302

ASHLEY FAMILY

LH MF

ATKINS, QUINTUS FLAMINIUS

LH 62

AUXILIARY OF MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

LH 301

AUXILIARY OF UNITED SPANISH WAR VETERANS FRANK EMERSON POST NO. 45

Minutes, 1924 - 1929, 1941 - 1951. Minutes of the Frank Emerson Auxiliary Post. No 45 United Spanish War Veterans. Records also include membership rolls, committee heads, and a list of deceased members

LH - 346

AUXILIARY OF UNITED SPANISH WAR VETERANS MCMAKEN POST NO. 60

PAPERS, 1927-1963. Constitution, Membership Roster, 1928-1960; Charter, 1927; Minutes, 1927-1963.

LH 270

BABIONE, CHARLES

PAPERS, Fremont Ross High School Diploma of Charles Babione, 1888

LH-MISC MSS OVSZ

BAKER, RALPH

LH MSS

BAKER, SAMUEL

PAPERS, PHOTOGRAPHS, 1861 - 1938; Account ledger of Samuel Baker, Green Creek, Twp. Sandusky County, Ohio.

LH MSS

BALDWIN & HEDGES PAPERS

LH 85

BALL FAMILY JOURNAL

LH MSS

BALL'S BATTLEFIELD

LH MSS

BALL, L. C.

LH 121

BALLVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CHAPEL

LEDGER, 1945 - 1959, Minutes of weekly services, baptisms, and list of charter and associate members of Ballville Presbyterian Chapel, Sandusky County, Ohio

LH 355

BARBER, COLONEL SETH MORSE

PAPERS, PHOTOGRAPHS, CA. 1850 - 1940. Family archives of family correspondence, Civil War correspondence of S.M. Barber, 42nd Ohio, his wife and comrades. Also included are Barber's diaries, financial records, early Ohio educational material, pension agent reports and audits (1870 - 1877), photographs, and books

LH-378

BARBER/FENIMORE/LOCKWOOD FAMILIES

LH 63

BARTLETT, JOSEPH RIDGEWAY

LH MSS

BATES (BATZ) FAMILY

LH MSS

BATESOLE COMMUNITY FARM WOMEN'S CLUB

LH 272

BATESOLE FAMILY

LH MSS

BATZ (BATES) FAMILY SEE: BATES (BATZ) FAMILY

LH MSS

BEATTLE, HOMER M.

LH MSS

BEAUGRAND, PETER (DR.)

LH MSS

BEIER FAMILY SEE: SNYDER/BEIER FAMILIES

LH MF

BELDING, EDMUND BOSTWICK

LH MSS

BELL, JOHN

LH MSS

BELL, SAMUEL

LH 65

BELLEVUE BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN CLUBS: BELLEVUE & FREMONT, OHIO

LH 115

BELLEVUE CIRCLE CHILD CONSERVATION CLUB

LH 64

BELLEVUE ST. PAUL'S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

PHOTOGRAPHS, PAPERS, Annual reports; marriages; baptisms; membership, birth, death and confirmand records; bulletins; education material; treasurers’ reports; merger agreements; contracts; photographs; denominational periodicals; pamphlets; scrapbooks; and records of various organization formed within the church, 1836 – 2013, 8 ½ linear ft.

LH-402

BELLEVUE ZION UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (1861-1952)

LH MF

BERLIN HEIGHTS FIRST REGULAR BAPTIST (1845-1857)

LH MF

BERNHISEL, GEORGE W. & NETTIE

LH MSS

BERRY, CYRIL O.

PAPERS & PHOTOGRAPHS, 1920 - 1945; Military papers of Cyril O. Berry, Celina, Ohio and Photographs of the Lima, Ohio Tank Plant during WW II

LH 360

BETA SIGMA PHI

RECORDS,PHOTOGRAPHS 1936 to 1981. The bulk of the records date from the 1960s and 1970s;20 scrapbooks, 3 photo albums and accounting books belonging to the Fremont, Ohio chapters of Beta Sigma Phi.

LH 153

BILLAU, HARRIET

LH 67

BINSACK FAMILY SEE: SNYDER/BEIER FAMILIES

LH MF

BIRCHARD & DICKINSON GROCERY

LH 17

For more information please contact Curator of Manuscripts Nan Card (ncard@rbhayes.org)