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MMS 1062 - Paul Kostyu

Research notes. Seneca County, Ohio Research notes compiled by Dr. Paul Kostyu for an article on Indian land claims in Adams Township, Seneca County, Ohio.


MMS 1730 - John Shelby

Journal, 1832 Logan County, Ohio Resident of Logan County, Ohio, appointed Assistant Conductor of Indians for the removal of the Shawnee from Ohio in 1832. Photocopy of appointment letter, and typed transcription of journal, documenting the removal…


MMS 176 mf - Manumission Records

Records, 1804-1857. Ohio Record of free black and mulatto persons (manumission records), from Greene County (1805-1844), Logan County (1831-1857), Miami County (1833-1847), Montgomery County (1804-1805)


MMS 244 mf - Bureau of Indian Affairs. Ohio Agency

Correspondence, 1824-1881. Ohio Correspondence received by the Bureau of Indian Affairs from government agents, native peoples, and settlers dealing with the daily lives of native peoples and tribal relations with individuals and the federal…


MMS 247 mf - Ohio Federal Writers Project

Interviews, 1937-1938. Ohio Transcripts of interviews with former slaves, conducted by the Ohio Federal Writers Project.


MMS 566 - Olive Ann Oatman (1837-1903)

Papers, 1856-1927. Handwritten narrative of Olive Oatman's captivity by the Apache and Mohave Indians, passes issued to the Yuma Indian who effected her release, a photograph, and published accounts of her captivity, as presented on the Chautauqua…


MMS 567 - Florence Blackford

Recollections of Hancock County. Hancock County, Ohio A collection of newspaper articles dealing with people and places of historical interest in Hancock County, Ohio. Includes recollections of meetings between native peoples and settlers and early…


MS 1124 - United States Latino Issues

The records of the United States Latino Issues MS-1124, were donated to the Center for Archival collections by the members of The Latino Student Union (formerly known as La Union de Estudiantes Latinos) in 2007.

Most of the Latino Student Union (LSU) collection was donated by former LSU executive board members and alum such as Luis (Garcia) Linares, Consuelo Contreras Hernandez, Gloria Enriquez Pizana and Dr. Rolando Andrade.

The collections consist of various documents pertaining to Latino concerns throughout the United States and have been sorted by subject files, such as: Arts, Education, Migrant Issues, Latino statistical reports, Social and Political Organizations and Latino newsletters.

All property, literary and duplication rights of the United States Latino Issues have been conveyed to the Center for Archival Collections and the public for historical research. The register was compiled by Gloria Enriquez Pizana, as part of her internship requirement for the graduate certificate in Public History offered through the American Culture Studies/History Department, July 2009.


MS 193 mf - Thelma R. Marsh Collection

The Thelma R. Marsh Collection was transferred for microfilming to the Center for Archival Collections, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio with the cooperation of Jean Moon, retired director of the Upper Sandusky Community Library, Upper Sandusky, Ohio, in August 1997.

The Center for Archival Collections is the publisher of this microfilm edition. The 16mm camera negative is the property of the Center for Archival Collections. The register was prepared by Susan Hughes in September 1997. No restrictions apply to the use of this collection.


MS 194 mf - Kenneth Smith Collection

The Kenneth Smith Collection was transferred for microfilming to the Center for Archival Collections, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio with the cooperation of Kenneth R. Smith, Fremont, Ohio, in August 1997.

The Center for Archival Collections is the publisher of this microfilm edition. The 16mm camera negative is the property of the Center for Archival Collections. The register was prepared by Susan Hughes in September 1997. No restrictions apply to the use of this collection.


MS 203 - Ella P. Stewart Collection

The scrapbooks of Ella P. Stewart, one of the earliest African-American women pharmacists in the United States, span from the 1920s to the 1980s. The collection documents Mrs. Stewart's accomplishments, interests and honors as preserved by herself, thus giving insight into her life not only as a pharmacist in the city of Toledo, Ohio, but also as a business woman, clubwoman, civic reformer, goodwill ambassador, civil rights leader, and women's rights advocate. A two hour interview of Mrs. Stewart documenting her history is also included with the scrapbooks, as well as information on the National Association of Colored Women (NACW), the Pan-Pacific Southeast Asia Women's Association (PPSEWA) and the Ella P. Stewart School.

The collection was donated and transferred to the Center for Archival Collections in 1982 by Ella P. Stewart in coordination with a National Endowment for the Humanities grant project designed to collect women's records within the northwest Ohio region. The collection is open to the public and duplication is permitted for research purposes. The register was prepared by Susan Irwin in June 1992 and revised by Louise Turner in May 2002. The collection was re-evaluated and reorganized by Eric Honneffer in July 2014.


MS 377 - George & Myrtle Phillips Collection

The correspondence, educational files, and scrapbooks of George A. Phillips, a black teacher and principal in Cincinnati, Ohio, covers a span of years form 1844 to 1976, with the bulk of the collection covering the years 1900 to 1976. The collection contains educational files and writings produced during his years of teaching and scrapbooks which he compiled and which detail his life and accomplishments. The correspondence primarily is with friends, family, and business acquaintances. Also included in this collection are thirty-five diaries which his wife Myrtle Phillips kept from 1932 to 1971.

The collection was donated and transferred to the Center for Archival Collections in September 1984, through the cooperation of Laurence R. Hipp, Grover Hill, Ohio. Literary and property rights have been dedicated to the public and duplication is permitted for the purposes of preservation and scholarly research. No restrictions exist on the use of this collection. The register was prepared by Robert Dunkelberger in October 1984.


MS 52 - L. T. Eugene Ness Collection

The papers of L. T. Eugene Ness, an attorney from Paulding, Ohio, span from 1870-1940. The collection focuses on the years Ness represented Indians of California. Letters, printed material, and Indian publications illustrate the political situation under which the Indians lived and reflects their struggle to improve living, political, and social conditions. Government publications of hearings and proposed Federal legislation add insight into efforts to resolve their plight.

The Ness papers were donated to the Center for Archival Collections in November 1975 as part of the O. B. Workman collection. O. B. Workman was director of the Black Swamp Museum in Paulding, Ohio. The collection was donated by Paul Workman of Paulding, in his father's name. Property and literary rights have been dedicated to the public and duplication is permitted for the purpose of preservation and research. The register was prepared by David Friend, a graduate student, in partial fulfillment of course requirements for History 556 in May 1986, and revised by Marilyn Levinson, Curator of Manuscripts in March 1992.


MS 605 - The Martha Butman Collection

The Martha Butman Collection consists of correspondence, family historical and legal documents, newspaper clippings and literary writings of Martha Butman and her descendants. The collection was donated to the Center for Archival Collections by Ruth Colburn on July 5, 1991. Mrs. Colburn continues to search for additional documents on the family and periodically places what she discovers with the collection.

The collection is open to the public, however, literary rights to the collection remain with the donor and her children until July 1, 2041, at which time they enter the public domain.