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Welcome to the Archives & Library at the Ohio History Center: Research Services

Welcome to the Ohio History Connection Archives & Library!

Research Services

The Archives & Library is pleased to facilitate access to our thousands of collections, but acknowledge that sometimes, due to legal or other reasons, access cannot be granted.  In certain specific cases, we will answer research request letters. Find more about those services below. 

Contact Us

Contact the Archives & Library

Archives & Library 
Ohio History Connection 
800 East 17th Avenue 
Columbus, OH 43211 

Phone: 614.297.2510 
FAX: 614.297.2546 

Research By Staff Services

Research By Staff Services

The Archives & Library staff is available to answer research request letters from the five general topics below:

Developmental Disabilities Research Requests

Legislative Research Requests

Mental Health Research Requests

Prison Copy or Research Requests

Vital Copy or Research Requests

Please be sure to review our collection holdings for each category. Requests must be prepaid with a check or money order payable to the Ohio History Connection. DO NOT SEND CASH. All research fees are final; we make every effort to find the record, but the fee is not returned if not located. Please allow six to eight weeks for a response.

If your request is not covered by one of our research request forms, please consider visiting our Archives & Library in person or hiring a private researcher from the list below.