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Welcome to the Ohio Northern University Archives

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About the Archives

The Ohio Northern University Archives is the home of unique and rare historic items that help tell the story of our university and our community. We are happy to assist all individuals who would like to make use of our collections, including:

  • ONU students looking to use primary source materials for their academic projects.

  • Alums wanting to reflect on their Northern years.

  • Faculty wishing to make use of our collections to enrich undergraduate research experiences.

  • ONU staff looking to consult institutional records in support of their work.

  • Public visitors and genealogists wishing to research Ohio Northern University, Ada, and Hardin County history.

  • K-12 educators searching for opportunities to have their students engage with unique and rare primary source materials.