The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Cincinnati Museum Center. Library
1301 Western Avenue
Repository URL: http://library.cincymuseum.org
Repository code: ochp
Repository description (extant): Since its founding in 1831 as the library of the Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio, the library has been collecting and preserving materials relating to the greater Cincinnati area, the state of Ohio and the Old Northwest Territory. Today, it houses one of the most significant regional history collections in the United States. Users may consult the Printed Works Collection (books, pamphlets, periodicals and maps), the Manuscript Collection and the Audiovisual Collection in the library's reading room. Library hours are: Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Sundays and major national holidays. A detailed listing of history collection holdings is available in the Library's on-line catalog.
Library staff members provide access and reference services for Cincinnati Museum Center's history collections and administer the collection of printed works.
Repository Notes (CRHP): This is the library for the Cincinnati Historical Society. For more on the Cincinnati Museum Center as a whole, see http://cincymuseum.org.
Repository type: Non-profit organization, Museum, Local history organization, Library
Adeline Harris collection