This information has been compiled to better serve our genealogy and local history patrons. Below are listed the policies and frequently asked questions that are most relevant for those doing family and local history research. Please contact the Archives & Rare Books Library if you have any questions or require further information.
We have three major collections of interest to genealogical research:
- Cincinnati Birth and Death Records, 1865-1908 - Digital Collection
- Hamilton County Ohio Citizenship Records, 1837-1916 - Index Available Online
- Hamilton County Ohio Wills, 1791-1901 - Index Available Online
In addition, the Archives and Rare Books Library holds a number of local government records. A list of some of the collections is available on the Local Government Records Finding Aids page. Contact the Archives and Rare Books Library for information on other collections
Note: The records of Highland County Ohio have been returned to that county. Inquiries regarding those records should be directed to Highland County Government Offices or to the Ohio Historical Society.