ERIC Number: ED331506
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Genealogy: Helping You Climb Your Family Tree. Occasional Paper, Series 3, No. 2.
Khouw, Petta; And Others
This report describes the resources of the State Library of Ohio's Genealogy Collection and the services provided to its patrons. The genealogy collection is a non-circulating collection of approximately 14,000 volumes and 15,000 microforms and includes the following broad spectrum of resources: (1) self-help books; (2) family genealogies; (3) Ohio resources (marriage and cemetery records, county histories, church records, wills, atlases and gazetteers, Bible and family records, Ohio Genealogical Society Chapter newsletters, tax records, Daughters of the American Revolution records); (4) census records (Ohio, United States, slave schedules, Ohio and U.S. census indexes, census search aids); (5) non-population schedules; (6) International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.); (7) war records (Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, World War I, pensions); (8) periodicals; (9) land records; (10) ship passenger lists; (11) pamphlet file; (12) map and family charts; (13) name and place indexes; (14) coats-of-arms; and (15) other state resources and standard sources. Coverage of the collection focuses on the 17 states that preceded Ohio into statehood, particularly Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. The collection may be accessed on-site via the library's online catalog or searched nationally through OCLC. Also provided in this document are descriptions of the collections in the state library's reference and documents departments, addresses of statewide genealogy facilities and other genealogy sources located in Columbus (Ohio), and an explanation of the collection development philosophy of the genealogy section. (MAB)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Library, Columbus.