CLARK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY ARCHIVAL
Below are links to some of our most heavily used collections. Feel free to browse the indexes for these collections or scroll all the way down the page to see a complete list of our holdings.
Browse the Library Catalogue - Search over 2000 titles available in the Fisher Family Library.
Clark County Family Histories - Search surnames found in our published and unpublished family history research collections, located in the Fisher Family Library.
Biographical General Reference Surname Files - Search for your family name within a general index of hundreds of biographical files arranged A-Z. These are available in the Archives.
Photographs of Families of Clark County A-Z - Available in the Archives
Search for your family name in an index to the six volume set: Yesteryear in Clark County, published from interviews with prominent Clark Countians in the 1890s. or Browse list of Yesteryear in Clark County Interviewees - Available in the Fisher Family Library.
Microfilm Collection - Partial listing of our microfilmed holdings. Includes newspapers, census records, probate indexes, naturalization records, city directories, militia rolls, and children’s home records. Available in the Fisher Family Library.
Oversized Document Collection - These oversized documents include photographs, posters, maps and blueprints. Available in the Archives.
Tax Duplicate Inventory - 1846-1900 - Located in Storage Area.
Oral History Collection - Browse our collection of local interviews. Transcripts and recordings available in the Archives.
Prominent Clark County Citizens in the News - As listed in The Springfield Daily News 1909-1910.
Local Springfield Businesses - General Info and History located in the Archives.
Commercial A-Z (Local Businesses) - Photographs located in the Archives.
Business Trade Cards (Advertisements) A-Z - Located in the Archives.
General Manufacturing and Industry Listings and Histories - Located in the Archives.
Ballentine Collection - Civil War documents, business advertisements, local publications, Springfield history, postcards, books, and periodicals. Located in the Archives.
Index to "Clark County Firsts" - Series of 1938 Clark County History Articles by Arthur D. Hosterman. Located in the Fisher Family Library.
Index to Subject/Surname Card Files - Located in the Fisher Family Library, contains index cards on buildings, businesses, people, and more.
Index to older collections reference cards from early Clark County Historical Society donations.
Bartley Collection - Books, correspondence, postcards, business trade cards, Springfield and Clark County History. Located in the Archives.
Springfield News-Sun Negatives - Browse this index of over 2000 original images from the local newspaper to find people, places, and events. Located in the Archives.
Springfield News-Sun Looking Back Articles - Browse a list of over 500 articles on local history topics and check out the index of images and topics included in each article. Includes sports photos, school photos, and much more! Located in the Archives.
Springfield News-Sun People Files Index - A-P
Heartland Book Collection - Collection contains original images used in the museum's Heartland exhibition catalog. Images that were gathered for possible use in the museum exhibits or in the catalog that ultimately did not get used can be found here: Unused Heartland Images
Postcard Collection - Located in the Archives.
Scrapbook Collection - Browse index and descriptive list of 50+ scrapbooks on various topics. Located in the Archives.
Harry Laybourne Photo Collection - Browse this enormous collection of thousands of photographs, slides, clippings, and research which cover the history of Springfield and Clark County. Located in the Archives.
Index to Images found in photographer Harry Laybourne’s books, Springfield, Ohio and Springfield, Ohio Revisited - Search through nearly 400 images from around Springfield. Located in the Archives.
Moores Scrapbook Photograph Collection - Photographs of people and places from the late 1930s thru the 1970s. Located in the Archives.
Howard Weber Collection - Scrapbook of photographs of 130+ Springfield businesses c. 1920
List of Biographies included in the book Beautiful Ferncliff: Springfield, Ohio’s Historic Cemetery and Arboretum - Available in the Fisher Family Library or for purchase at the first floor museum store at the Heritage Center.
Index to homes and buildings included in the book No Place Like Home by George Berkhofer - Available in the Fisher Family Library or for purchase at the first floor museum store at the Heritage Center.
Index to the 1881 W.H. Beers & Co. History of Clark County - Available for use in the Fisher Family Library.
Index to the 1890 Portrait and Biographical Album of Greene and Clark County - Available for use in the Fisher Family Library.
Index of names found in the 1902 Biographical Record of Clark County - Available for use in the Fisher Family Library.
Index, Table of Contents, and Illustration List for the 1908 William Rockel 20th Century History of Springfield and Clark County - Available for use in the Fisher Family Library.
Knights of Pythias Children’s Home Collection - Record of orphaned residents from 1895-1940s. Records give birth date, birth place, parents names and more. Located in the Archives.
Knights of Pythias Home Collection - Record of elderly adult residents from 1895-1980s. These records give the names of the resident’s parents, children (with addresses), siblings, nieces, nephews, grandchildren. The also include occupations, location of birth, level of education and name of the funeral home used. Often deeds from residences, cemetery lot deeds, wills and life insurance policies are included in the file. Located in the Archives.
Index to Springfield Illustrated from 1889 - This nine volume set of photographs is available for viewing in the Fisher Family Library.
1855 Index of Landholders - Copied from 1855 Clark County Map.
Index of Landholders in the 1894 Clark County Atlas - Available in the Fisher Family Library or available for purchase from the Clark County Genealogical Society office.
Index of Images in the 1894 Clark County Atlas - Available in the Fisher Family Library or available for purchase from the Clark County Genealogical Society office.
Index to Newspaper Abstracts 1829-1843
Index to Clark County Genealogical Society Quarterly Newsletters 2007-2012
Education Collection - Schools in Clark County A-Z - Search hundreds of pictures of school buildings and classes. Located in the Archives.
Ohio Historical Site Inventories - Click here to look at a list of local historic sites and buildings that have submitted an Ohio Historic Inventory (OHI) form to the Ohio Historic Preservation Office in Columbus. Copies of the OHI forms are available in the archives. These forms provide photographs, information about architects, architectural styles, building dates, residents, and more. Located in the Archives.
List of Clark County sites on the National Register of Historic Places
Ohio History: The Scholarly Journal of the Ohio Historical Society 1887-1997 - This link will take you to the search index on the Ohio Historical Society’s website. This will enable a search of volumes of articles from 1887 to the present day. Our collection of journals are from the years 1887-1997 and are available in the Fisher Family Library.
Skardon Papers, Snodgrass Papers - Click to search for your family name in these indexes to genealogical information. Located in the Archives.
Index to Soldiers of the Revolution in Clark County, Ohio, edited by Mary A. Skardon and Anne Snodgrass Benston. 2 Volumes located in the Fisher Family Library.
Fisher Family Collection - Contains genealogical files pertaining to the Fisher Family, as well as genealogical research done by Heritage Hunter, a genealogical research business, and research requests completed by the Friends of the Library. This collection also contains files about Wittenberg University. Located in the Archives.
Fisher Family Genealogical Index - A-Z index of genealogical research files and correspondence. Located in the Archives.
Sylvia Olson Genealogical Research Collection - Contains thousands of files of correspondence on various family surnames. Located in the Archives.
Clark County, Ohio Vital Statistics Index - Index to an 11 volume set of genealogical information submitted by researchers from around the country and compiled by Sylvia Olson. The index contains surnames of the male heads of the family. The volumes are available in the Fisher Family Library.
Steel Products Engineering Company (SPECO) Employee Records - These records contain detailed biographical information, husband/wife’s names, children and their ages, parents’ names, immediate family members, spouse’s family members, eduation, physical description, military service, and, if foreign born, date of arrival, ship, port of entry, and naturalization date. Located in the Archives.
International Harvester Employee Records c. 1900-1920 - The names listed in this collection each have employee record cards that list dates of employment, departments, age, and address.
"Springfield Men of Affairs" 1908 Caricature Book - Contains drawings of 100+ men in business and industry in Springfield.
"Souvenir of Springfield" 1903 Promotional Booklet with photos and business listings.
Buckets to Diesels Fire Department History Book Index
New Archival Items Added to Collection in 2011
New Archival Items Added to Collection in 2012
New Archival Items Added to Collection in 2013
New Archival Items Added to Collection in 2014
New Archival Items Added to Collection in 2015
New Archival Items Added to Collection in 2016
Research Request Inquiries 2013
Research Request Inquiries 2014
Research Request Inquiries 2015
Research Request Inquiries 2016
Donations to the Historical Society artifact and archival collections 2008-2014
PLEASE NOTE: WE HAVE THE ORIGINAL BOOKS RECORDING BIRTHS, DEATHS, AND MARRIAGES, AND YOU CAN COPY DOWN THE INFORMATION OR PRINT IT FROM MICROFILM OR MICROFICHE. WE DO NOT PROVIDE TYPED CERTIFICATES.
Below is a list of some of our local resources:
Marriage Returns 1820-1823; 1827-1831; 1835-1843; 1850-1948, 1974 (some)
Marriage Indexes 1818-1925
Marriage Record Books 1920s-1970s
Marriage Licenses (microfilm) 1818-1896, 1956-1959
Probate Birth and Death Records 1867-1910
Board of Health Birth and Death Records 1887-1910
Wills and Estate Records “A Series” 1-7907; 1-72,000 1818-1980s
Indexed obituaries - thru present day
City Directories - 1852-2008
Naturalization Records 1819-1877 (Indexed)
County Infirmary Records 1836-1906
County Children’s Home Records 1878-1917
Revolutionary War Army Lands Warrants Register 1799-1805
Greenmont Cemetery Records 1863-1902
Ferncliff Cemetery Records
Springfield Conservancy District Records
Soldier’s Burial Records 1884-1928
Historical Weather Data 1968-1999 (compiled by Local Weatherman Dick Groeber)
Card File Index to Businesses 1852-1877
Ohio Farmers Grain and Milling Association
Shull Family Collection
General Agricultural Information
Farm Journals and Periodicals
General Archaeological Information
Arthur Altick Collection
American Archaeological Institute
Lutz Research Collection
Information on general architectural styles, local tours, individual buildings and homes.
ABWA (American Business Women’s Association)
Alpha Delta Kappa Teachers Association Scrapbook
Babes in Toyland Doll Club Scrapbooks
Center Street YMCA
Chamber of Commerce
Board of Trade Minutes Ledgers
Church Women United of Springfield Minutes and Events 1993-1997
Colored Men’s Council - Minutes, Programs and Correspondence 1954-1982
Clark County Home Economics Association-Minutes, Events, Scrapbooks and Rosters 1954-1983
Miami Valley Dental Society
Clark County Retired Teachers Association
Daughters of the American Revolution
Donnelsville Garden Club
Environmental Development Team Collection
Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority
Garden Clubs Collection - Minutes, Scrapbooks, and Flower Show Programs and Yearbooks 1963-1992
Green Hedges Garden Club
Kiwanis Adopt-a-School Scrapbook
George Rogers Clark Heritage Association
Junior Service League
Knights of Pythias Childrens Collection
Knights of Pythias Collection
Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
Last Man’s Club
League of American Wheelmen - Handbook, Newsletters, Minutes
Les Femmes Des Charities - Minutes, Events, and Finances 1948-2007
Men’s Literary Club
Springfield Literary Club
Young Men’s Literary Club - Raup Family Essays 1899-1987
Young Men's Literary Club Collection
Monday Afternoon Club
Mother Singers Collection - 1927-1939
Masonic Lodges Collection
New Moorefield O.U.A.M. Minute Books
Pitchin Jr. O.U.A.M. Minute Books
Omega Nu Tau Sorority Collection
Purple Heart Society
Professional Women’s Club
Sons of the American Revolution – George Rogers Clark Chapter
Springfield Arts Council
Springfield Development Council Collection
Springfield History Committee
Springfield People for Peace - Springfield Peace School
Springfield Urban League
Traveler's Assistance Program Collection
The Woman’s Club
The Worthington Club
Young Woman's Mission
Biographical General Reference Surname Files
Scotch Irish in Clark County
Attendance List with Biographical Info from Unknown Nov. 25, 1921 Meeting
Deaths as Reported in the Newspaper 1829-1837, 1851
Marriages as Reported in the Newspaper 1829-1837, 1851
Index to Quarterly Newsletters of the Clark County Genealogical Society 2007-2012
Lymon & Charlene Alexander Collection
Ark-Peairs Family Collection
Margaret Baker Collection - Travel Documentary - Malaysia, Morocco, Thailand, Guatemala, Yucatan, Taiwan, etc.
Barr, Beltz, Fox, Madden, Randall, & Young Families
Roger Boone Collection
Geneva Fath Brown Collection
Eugene Burg Collection
Governor Asa Bushnell Collection
Bushnell, Hollenbeck, Ludlow, McGrew Collection
John T. Campbell Collection
Courson, Doner, Mitchell and Trout Collection
Crummel, Griffith, Harrington, and Warrington Collection
Charles Collis Collection
Jordan S. Davis Collection
Thelma Dunn Collection
Grace Durig Collection
Duncan, Charles, and Margaret Collection
Kay Glaesner Collection
Colonel Robert C. Hanes Collection - Mostly Military Materials
George W. Hastings Family
Hertzer, Snyder, Kurtz Family
Hunt Collection - Civil War Collection
Marjorie Kinney Research Collection - Multiple families
J. Warren Keifer Family Collection
Richard Kent Collection
Simon Kenton Collection
Harry Kissell Collection
Nina Marie Ladd Collection
Albert V. Lawson Jr. Collection
Lawrence, Littler & Jackson Families Collection ~ 3 binders of photos and documents (see Library)
Judge James D. Johnson Collection
William D. McClenen Collection
Colonel C.J. Madden Collection
Emilie McMillen Family
Malowney, Odenbaugh, and White Families
Roland Matthies Collection
Warder Page Collection
William B. Patton M.D. Collection
Rausenberger Collection - Aeronautical/Aviation Collection
Nancy Mechlin Collection
Noonan Family Collection
Don Robey Collection
Dr. Gale Ross Collection
Orton Rust Collection
Lucille Schaefer Collection
Daniel Summers Collection
Carl W. Steinkamp Collection - Aeronautical/Aviation Collection
Steel Products Engineering Company (SPECO) Collection - Contains Employee Records with Detailed Biographical Information
Tom Stafford Collection - Springfield News-Sun Writer
Harry Toulmin Collection - Wright Brothers’ Patent Attorney
Isaac Walter Collection
Jeremiah Warder Papers
Warder Page Collection
Ada Lewis Collection - Various Surnames
Skardon Papers - Various Surnames
Snodgrass Papers - Various Surnames
Anne Benston Collection 1, Anne Benston Collection 2 - Various Surnames
Sylvia Olson Genealogical Research Collection - Various Surnames
Biographical Category - Oversized Materials
Listings for cemeteries in Springfield and Clark County; large collection of Greenmount Cemetery records.
County Cemeteries A-Z
Springfield Cemeteries A-Z
Greenmount Cemetery Register 1851-1881
Greenmount Cemetery Lot Owners & Purchasers 1855-1875
CLARK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY RECORDS
Records of the historical society functions.
Heritage Center Exhibits 2001-2010
Heritage Center Exhibit 1987-2003, 2010-2013
CCHS Scrapbook Index 1897-1924
CLARK COUNTY HISTORY
General reference material on area history.
W.F. Lohnes Collection - Western Clark County
Clark County History Books
City and Rural Directories
Clark County History Collection
Ohio Memory Project Online Clark County Scrapbook
General files on city and county commercial interests; general information on banks and individual company collections.
Downtown Springfield Businesses c. 1949 - As represented in the Swonger Downtown models in the 1st Floor Expo Hall Gallery
Sketches of Springfield Businesses and Businessman 1854-1855 - From The Dollar Nonpareil Newspaper (see General Collection Boxes)
"What Springfield Makes" - Springfield News-Sun Special Section - 1930 (see General Collection Boxes)
General reference files on events and institutions; individual theater collections.
School (Text)Book Collection
Springfield High School Commencement and Reunion Collection
Springfield (South) High School Class of 1872-1966 -
Class, Commencement and Reunion Materials
Springfield High School Yearbook Collection - 1911-1952 (no 1931), 1956, 1959, 1960, 1965, 1968-70, 1974, 1976
Springfield (South)High School Herald, Wildcat, and Mentor - 1905-1976
Springfield High School Bound Heralds - located in library
Springfield North High School Collection
St. Raphael/Catholic Central High School Collection
Springfield City Schools - Elementary and Middle Schools
Springfield City Schools - Secondary, Post Secondary, and Specialty
Vocational Schools, JVS, Clark State Community Collection, Clark Technival College
Northwestern Schools Botkin Collection
Northwestern High School Yearbooks - 1952-59, 1960-68, 1970-78, 1981-82
Township Schools Collection - Springfield Township
Township Schools Collection - Mad River Township
Township Schools Collection - Bethel, German, Greene, Harmony, and Madison Moorefield, Pike and Pleasant Townships
Township Schools Collection - Yearbook Collection
Bethel Township Records 1881-1887
Carra Mae Hinkle Collection
Union Settlement House Collection
New Moorefield School
I.T. Heck Collection
J.R. Clarke Collection
Edison Teaching Kit Collection
Frey Elementary PTA Collection
Educational Materials Collection
Educational Reports and Surveys Collection
Emmanuel Christian Academy Collection
School Sports Activities
Students Grades and Writings
Springfield Board of Education
Mary M. Miller Collection
World News of the Week Collection - World Maps and Quizzes based on weekly world events October 1943-May 1944
Shay Collection - Gene and Betty (Moore) Johnson Shay, Class of 1941 and other class memorabilia
Education Collection - Oversized Materials
ETHNIC HISTORY CATEGORY
African America Businesses and People
African American Activities
Lucas Collection - Center St. YMCA, Curry Institute, National Council of Negro Women, Colored Men’s Council, Second Baptist Church
African American Issues, Underground Railroad, Shellman writings, race riots
Clark County Underground Railroad Site List
GOVERNMENT CATEGORY (CITY AND COUNTY)
Deeds (Grantor and Grantee) 1811-1875
Indenture Record Book - 1825-1834
Naturalization Records - See Index and Microfilm
Civil Docket Book - Early 1800s
List of Clark County Prosecutors 1801-2011
Tax Duplicates 1846-1900
Plats and Surveys
Index to Landowners in original Springfield Plat 1801
City Utilities Collection
City Police Department
City Police Department - Floyd Womacks Collection
City Streets Collection
City Commission - Robert Pyle Collection
Engineering, Planning and Transportation Department
City Issues and Renewal Projects: Committee of 21, Blueprint for Progress, Issues "7 and 6", Core Renewal
City Property Collection
City Law Collection
City Budget Collection
Prohibition Probate Records
Jerome A. Nevius Silver Dollar Gambling Scandal Collection - Court of Common Pleas - 1940s
Municipal Court Cases
City Collection - Oversized
Clark County Offices and Officeholders Collection
Clark County Board of Elections
Clark County Sheriff Department Collection
City of Springfield Propaganda Collection
Clark County Courts
Postal Services Collection
Fire Department Collection - See also Roberds Collection in Small Collections Category
Springfield Fire Division Daily Log Collection - Platoon Chief/Commander Logs, Fire Marshal Logs, Stations 1& 3-10 Logs
Probate Court Ohio vs. Cases ~ These cases are listed in the Probate Index under "State of Ohio vs. ______"
Former Mayor Roger Baker Collection
Ann Armstrong Collection
HEALTH AND CARE CATEGORY
General reference files; individual collections on area health interests and pursuits.
I.O.O.F. (International Order of Odd Fellows)
City/Community/Mercy/Springfield Regional Medical Center - Hospital Collection
School of Nursing Collection
City-Community Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Collection
Medical Society Alliance Collection
Clark County Medical Education Foundation
Ohio Masonic Home Collection
Clark County Medical Society
Springview Hospital Collection
Clark Memorial Home
Clark County Infirmary
Geneva Fath Brown Collection
Clark County Health Department Collection - 1950-2002
Combined Health District Collection - Board Minutes 1920s-1950s
Knights of Pythias Children's Home Collection 1895-1940s
Knights of Pythias Home Collection 1895-1980s
Diaries of local people.
James H. Bird Diaries
George W. Netts Diaries
Grace Myrtle Rogers Collection
Nathan Dunn Collection
Local Author Collection
Famous Author Collection
Nonlocal Nonfamous Authors
General reference files concerning local industry and manufacturing; individual company collections.
Collections of local involvement in military endeavors from the American Revolution through WWII; specific and general reference books and periodicals.
Western Pioneer 1829-1833
Springfield Pioneer 1833-1836
Pioneer & Chronicle 1833-1834
The Republic 1839-1854
The Weekly Republic 1854-1858
The Daily Republic 1854
Daily Springfield Nonpareil 1855-1858
Springfield Nonpareil 1855-1858
Dollar Nonpareil 1854-1855
Mad River Valley News
Evening News and Journal 1858-1859
Mad River Valley News 1858-1859
Springfield Daily News (formerly MRVN) 1860-1865
Springfield Evening News 1862
Springfield Weekly News
Springfield News 1860
Springfield Advertiser 1866, 1867
Springfield Morning Advertiser 1868
Springfield Weekly Advertiser 1871
Springfield Daily Advertiser 1872
Daily Urbana Free Press 1861
Urbana Citizen and Gazette 1849, 1862-1865, 1867 (various)
Urbana Union 1867
Clark County Democrat 1866
County Collustrator 1831
Springfield Daily Gazette
Weekly Globe Republic
Springfield Globe Republic
Springfield Weekly Gazette
Springfield City Times
Champion City Times
Springfield Republic Times
Champion City Weekly Times
The Sunday Leader
Ohio Rural Times
The Daily Press
Ohio Weekly Rural Times
The Press Republic
Daily Press Republic
Daily Republican Gazette
Journal Uno Adler (German Language Paper)
Springfield Morning Times
The Stars and Stripes
Springfield Daily News 1915-1923, 1939-1970
Springfield Daily News 1924-1938 (on microfilm)
Springfield Daily Sun 1924-1928 (on microfilm)
Springfield Daily Sun 1917-1921
Assorted Periodicals (mostly Springfield)
Peterson’s Ladies National Magazine
The Suburbanite 1960-1964
Hunt Collection Newspapers
National Intelligencer 1823-24, 1826-1831
Farm and Fireside 1882-1905, 1907-1918; 1922-1924
Women’s Home Companion 1903-1905; 1907-1918; 1921; 1941-1956
Ladies Home Companion 1888-1894; 1896-1899; 1901-1902
Collier’s Yearbook 1943-1971
Collier’s 1900; 1904; 1940-1956
Harper’s Weekly 1861-1865; 1871-1876; 1904-1905
Newsweek Magazine – “American Dream”
Clark County Publications
Springfield Newspapers 1994-1995
Home and Flowers
Clark County Publications
Children’s Periodicals – Little Folks’ Magazine, Children’s Magazine, The Bud 1901-1902
The Mentor 1928-1930s
A New Concept 1977-1979
The Farm 1920, 1953
The Champion City 1876, 1879, 1882
Illustrated Champion 1877, 1886-1887
Whitely’s Factory Farm
Our Young People 1882-1884, 1889
Home and School 1885
Young Folks’ Circle 1884-1886
The Springfielder 1948-1955
Photographs arranged by category with the same designations as the main
archives, however, there is not a one-to-one correspondence between the
Springfield News-Sun Negatives - 2000+ images of people,
places, and events
Springfield Picture Book Indexes - Search nearly 400
Ohio Photographers 1842-1920s
Harry Laybourne Photo Collection - Search thousands of
photos, postcards, slides, and clippings of Springfield and Clark County History.
Education Collection - Schools in Clark County A-Z - Search hundreds of pictures
of school buildings and classes.
Moores Photo Collection - Photographs of people and places
from around Springfield and Clark County 1939-1972.
Scrapbook Photograph Collection - Photographs of people and places from
Weber Collection - Scrapbook of photographs of 130+ Springfield businesses
Smart Slide Collection
Photographs of Families of Clark County A-Z
Residential Architecture Collection - Architectural Styles & Residences in City and County
Homes in Springfield, 1971 - Scrapbook by Amy
Neighborhood House Photos Prior to Demo for Springfield Regional Medical Center
- mid 2000s
Cultural Architecture Collection ~
Springfield and Clark County Churches
Donnelsville Garden Club
Les Femmes des Charities
Springfield Urban League
Associations - Oversized
- Oversized Images
Identified Family Groupings
Banes, Dunn, and Welch
Bushnell, Hollenbeck, McGrew
Joseph Black/James Black Family
Baxter Family Collection
Alma Cochran Collection
Doner, Mitchell & Trout Collection
Kay M. Glaesner Collection
Collection - Events, Programs, Exhibits, Facilities, Staff, Board, and
Collection - Artifacts, Events and Facilities
Collection - Heartland and Exhibit Images
Collection - Digital Image Prints - Exhibits
Collection - Digital Image Prints - Events
Collection - Digital Image Prints - Museum
Crumel, Griffith, Harrison, Worthington
Wedding, Family, and racehorses
Diehl, Rosenberry, and Cochran Families
Men, Women, and Groups
Cemeteries A-Z (city)
Commercial A-Z (Local Businesses)
and County Government Officials
Services - Police, Fire, Post Office
Brain Lumber Company
Collier Inlow Collection
Collier Kleeberger Collection
Glass plate negatives
- Revolutionary War to WWII
Collection - WWII
Collection - WWII - Wangler Collection
Collection - WWII - Whitacre Collection - Aerial Reconnaissance
Collection - Political Figures and the Temperence Movement
and Harmony Twp Oversized Collection
Cultural (Oversized) Collection
Cultural Collection - Actors and Actresses
J.R. Clarke Education Collection
Fulton School Collection
Pleasant Street School Collection
Glenna Harris Education Collection
Oversized School Photo Collection - Box 1
Oversized School Photo Collection - Box
- W.D. Fuller
Supply Company Collection
Supply Company Collection - Oversize
Brass Company Collection
Leffel and Company Collection
Leffel and Company Collection - Oversize
Grinder Company Collection
Emery Wheel/Safety Grinding Wheel And Machine
& Myers Company Collection
& Myers Company Collection - Oversize
General - Oversized
Road Rollers, BOMAG, Koehring
A-Z and Wrestling Matches
Presbyterian Church Collection
County Towns A-Z
Aerial Photos - Oversized
in the 1920s
Braun Springfield Scenes Collection
Stereoscope Card Collection
Stereoscope Card Collection
- General Collection
Collections - Assorted, Misc.
National, state, and local information on politics and the political
Representing Clark County 1803-2013
County Congressional Districts 1822-2013
Elections 1921, 1928, 1976-1980
The Congressional Globe 1860s -
Springfield and Clark County
League of Women Voters
John L. Zimmerman
Local sports teams, facilities, sports news.
High School Sports Collection
City and County Parks Collection
Regional Parks Collection
Ohio Baseball Hall of Fame
Davey Moore Collection - Boxing
Brooks Lawrence Collection - Baseball
Pitzer Collection - Springfield High School 1950 Basketball State Championship
and Sr High Sports Collection
General reference files and collections concerning area religious groups
United Presbyterian Church
1st Lutheran Church
Reference Church Collection A-Z
Baptist Church Collection
Church of the Brethren
Catholic Church Collection
Jewish Temple Collection
John's Lutheran Church Collection
Methodist Church Collection
St. Raphael Catholic Church Collection
St. Joseph Catholic Church Collection
St. Bernard Catholic Church Collection
Presbyterian Church Collection
Baptist Church Collection
Presbyterian Chuch Collection
United Methodist Church Collection
Society of Friends
Universalist Church Collection
Rare Religious books
Springfield Development Center Scrapbook
8th Grade Assignment - Ohio History Scrapbook
SMALL COLLECTIONS CATEGORY
Individual boxed collections, primarily concerning area small towns; A. B. Graham Collection; Ballentine Collection; Roberds Collection
Kinnison Collection - Samuel Shellabarger Manuscript and Research
Laybourne Research Collection - Box 1
A.B. Graham Collection
Merle Grace Kearns Collection
Northampton, Rex, Catawba, Plattsburg, Selma
Columbus, Dayton, Lagonda, Lebanon, London, Mechanicsburg, St. Paris, Urbana, Yellow Springs
Disaster Collection - Blizzards, fires, floods, diseases, riots, accidents, cyclones, murders, earthquakes, etc.
News Sun Collection
Zoe Johnson Papers
Robert A. Schneider Army Staff Sergeant Collection
Madonna of the Trail Collection
Marion (Bud) Clark Research Collection
Roberds Collection - Fire Department Collection
Lucille Schaefer Collection
Annie Shepard Collection
Town and Country (TAC) Day School
TAC Industries Collection
Brain Family Collection
Springfield News-Sun Looking Back Articles - Browse a list of over 200 articles on local history topics and check out the index of images and topics included in each article. Includes sports photos, school photos, and much more! Located in the Archives.
U.S. Representative David L. Hobson Collection
Hobson Challenge Coin Collection - Partial List
Dr. Gertrude Stein Collection
WPA (Works Progress Administration) Kyle Collection
Robert Skabla Collection - Crystal Lakes Shootout, September 3, 1937 and Dingledine-Chapman Trial materials
SOCIAL HISTORY CATEGORY
Miscellaneous files on hobbies and social events.
Games, Hobbies & Humor Collection
Clark County Fair
Clothing History Collection
Fairs and Expositions
Domestic Arts Collection - Housekeeping, recipes, menus, weddings, new bride guides, child rearing, etiquette
"Pause for Living" Coca-Cola Magazine 1954-1970
SPRINGFIELD HISTORY CATEGORY
General reference files on Springfield history.
General History Collection
Memorial Hall Time Capsule Collection
Robert Horstman Research Collection
Bill Swonger Scrapbooks
WIZE Local History show transcripts, 1986
Some general, but mostly specific information on local forms of transportation.
Electric Railways/Traction/Interurban lines
National Road (Route 40) Collection
Air National Guard and WPAFB
Beckley Municipal Airport
Transportation Oversized Collection
Railroads & Railways - Timetables
Transportation Planning Studies
Railroad Engineer’s Field Books