Special Collections

The Manuscripts Division holds a number of collections whose subject matter falls outside the division's major collecting areas. Categorized as Special Collections, they include subjects as diverse as croquet, early aviation, U.S. election memorabilia, family bibles, railroads, and U.S. Presidents.

Collections with a link have a digitized finding aid.  Those with no link do not, contact Nan Card ([email protected]) for additional information.

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Collection Title Location

AMMEN, JACOB

SP 1

BABBOT, CHARLES SEE: CIVIL WAR COLLECTION

SP 1

BADGES & RIBBONS

SP 18

BIBLE COLLECTION (HAYES PRESIDENTIAL CENTER) SEE LIST IN THIS BINDER

BIBLES, 1800 - 1936. Family bibles donated by Sandusky County and Northwest Ohio families. Listed by family name.

SP 16

CIVIL WAR COLLECTION

SP 1

CONNECTICUT COLLECTION

SP 6

CONSULAR CORRESPONDENCE (1830-1850)

SP 4

COOK, ROY BIRD SEE: CIVIL WAR COLLECTION

SP 1

CROQUET SEE: RHOADES, RENDELL (CROQUET)

SP 11

DAVISON, KENNETH E.

SP 20

DEADY, MICHAEL

PAPERS, 1862 - 1863. Civil War diaries of Michael Deady, Company A 23 OVI.

SP 1

DUBOIS, AARON S.

PAPERS, 1771 - 1969. Documents and correspondence associated with DuBois ancestors, particularly the Van Horne family.

SP 2

ELECTION MEMORABILIA

SP 15

GIBBON, JOHN (BRIGADIER GENERAL)

SP 1

GLASS JAR SEE: RHOADES, RENDELL (GLASS JAR)

SP 14

HERDENDORF, CHARLES E. III

SP 19

LANGLOIS, THOMAS

SP 9

LANING, PAUL F.

SP 8

LINDBERGH, CHARLES A.

SP 7

MICHAELS, LARRY R. (TENNIS)

Michaels, Larry R. Tennis Collection: 1874 - 1916: Books, articles, pamphlets, postcards, advertisements, rules, tournaments, etc. related to the development and popularity of early lawn tennis in the United States and Great Britain

SP - 23

PARKER, ANDREW C.

PAPERS, 1861 - 1865, Civil War diary, memoir, and correspondence of Sergeant Andrew C. Parker, 41st Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

SP 1

PAUL, CHARLES R. SEE: CIVIL WAR COLLECTION

SP 1

PRESIDENTS' COLLECTION

SP 5

RAKEMAN, CARL

PAPERS AND PHOTOGRAPHS, 1890 - 1962, Black and white and color photographic prints of artist Carl Rakeman's paintings for the "Highways of History" exhibit. Also included are biographical information and correspondence concerning Rakeman.

SP 12

RHOADES, JOHN R.

SP 1

RHOADES, RENDELL (CROQUET)

SP 11

RHOADES, RENDELL (GLASS JAR)

SP 14

SLOCUM, E. W.

PAPERS, 1861 - 1866 Civil War diary of Sgt. E. W. Slocum, Co. G. 23rd O.V.I.

SP 1

SMITH, EBERT C.

PAPERS & PHOTOGRAPHS, 1907 - 1992 Ebert C. Smith (late aviation historian) correspondence, photographs, pamphlets,and books related to the development of aviation and airplanes in the U.S., esp. just before and during WWII.

SP 17

STUCKEY, RONALD L.

PAPERS, PHOTOGRAPHS, 1916 to 2006. Professor of Botany, The Ohio State University and Associate Director of the Franz Theodore Stone Laboratory, Gibraltar Island in Lake Erie (1975 - 1985); author and local historian. The bulk of the materials dates from 1960 to 2006. It consists primarily of materials relating to Dr. Stuckey’s education, particularly his graduate studies at The University of Michigan; and his teaching career and research at The Ohio State University and the Franz Theodore Stone Laboratory at Gibraltar and South Bass Islands in Lake Erie, Put-in-Bay, Ohio. It includes coursework; lecture notes; teaching materials; manuals; correspondence; published and unpublished research; published and unpublished articles; field and technical reports; publications; brochures; documents; photographs; manuscripts; and book materials. Also included, are family and personal materials, and photographs,

SP 21

SWIFT, FREDERIC W. SEE: CIVIL WAR COLLECTION

SP 1

U.S.S. PRESIDENT HAYES ASSOCIATION

Reunion newsletters, veterans' correspondence, photographs of the crew and this ship: maps, ship's log and plans.

SP 22

VAN HORN FAMILY

SP 3

VAN STACK, HARRY

SP 10

WRIGHT, ALEXANDER SEE: CIVIL WAR COLLECTION

SP 1

For more information please contact Curator of Manuscripts Nan Card ([email protected])