Category Archives: Local History

Episode 3 of “In the Archives: Paul Laurence Dunbar”

Curious about Dayton poet and Library namesake Paul Laurence Dunbar? Episode 3 of “In the Archives” examines his life and legacy. Thank you to the Friends of the Library at Wright State University for sponsoring the series.  The “In the Archives” series was … Continue reading

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New Collection: Dayton Chamber Music Society Records

The Dayton Chamber Music Society was a private foundation based out of Dayton, Ohio. The society, which operated from 1954-2015, performed classical music in the city of Dayton through a series of concerts put on annually. The society included members … Continue reading

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New Collection: Rose Mary Lawson Shaker Research Collection

The Rose Mary Lawson Shaker Research Collection (4.24 linear feet) contains various documents, photographs, maps, correspondences, books, and audio-visual materials pertaining to Shaker religious communities in Ohio and Kentucky. Materials in this collection were either used or produced by Rose … Continue reading

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