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Special Collections & Archives

Clark County

Records are arranged alphabetically by office of origin. For records located off-site, please call 937.775.2092 at least one week in advance to allow time for retrieval.

Record Title Date Span Format Location Note
Auditor
  Assessors' Returns of Personal Property
1846, 1851, 1863 3 volumes off-site
  Blind Relief Record
1906-1936 MFM  
  Burial of Ex-Union Soldiers
1884-1913 MFM  
  Chattel Tax Lists
1845-1900 75 volumes 1845-1883b are off-site
  Common School Funds
1832-1833 1 folder  
  Correspondence
1820-1827 1 folder  
  Coupons Redeemed
1858-1859 volume off-site
  Delinquent Chattel Tax Lists
1849-1853 volume off-site
  Election Results
1830-1838 1 folder  
  Enumeration of Deaf & Dumb
1822 MFM  
  Enumeration of Deaf & Dumb German Twp
1864 MFM  
  Enumeration of Householders
1827-1832 MFM  
  Enumeration of Householders
1827-1833 1 folder  
  Enumeration of Soldiers & Sailors
1865-1900 MFM  
  Enumeration of White Unmarried Youth
1829-1833 4 folders  
  Enumeration of White Youth
1829-1833 MFM  
  Militia Rolls for Bethel Twp
1864 MFM  
  Militia Rolls for Bethel Twp
1864 1 folder  
  Mothers' Pension Record
1915-1936 volume  
  Official Letter & Documents Record
1839-1851 volume off-site
  Railroad Assessment Record
1863-1872 volume off-site
  Real Estate Tax List
1833, 1836, 1838-1850 20 volumes off-site
  Sale of Lots & Town Lands
1851 volume off-site
  School District Boundaries
1828-1834 1 folder  
  School Enumerations
1925-1968 RC box  
  School Fund Record (scattered)
1836-1894 4 volumes off-site
  School Land Sales
1829-1846 volume off-site
  Soldiers' Burial Record
1913-1928 MFM  
  Soldiers' Relief Commission Minutes
1887-1903 2 volumes  
  Soldiers' Relief Record
1888-1923 4 volumes  
  Tax Apportionment/Settlement
1820-1838 2 folders  
  Tax Lists by Township
1820-1828 15 folders  
Board of Elections
     
  Sample Ballots
1932-1973 2 hollinger boxes  
Child Welfare Board
     
  Pamphlet Boy-Girl Relationships
1949 1 folder  
Children's Home
     
  Death Records
1878-1927 MFM  
  Indenture Records
1878-1913 MFM  
  Indenture Records
1878-1913 MFM  
  Monthly Movement of Children
1917-1927 MFM  
  Receipts & Expenditures
1886-1887, 1912-1962 10 volumes off-site
  Record of Inmates
1878-1917 MFM  
  Trustees' Minutes
1878-1914 2 volumes off-site
  Trustees' Minutes 1914-1965 6 volumes off-site
  Trustees' Minutes (scattered) 1878-1920 MFM  
  Visitors' Register
1878-1917 MFM  
Clerk of Courts
     
  Chancery Records
1820-1855 3 MFM  
  Circuit Court Appearance Docket (scattered) 1885-1913 3 volumes off-site
  Circuit Court Law Record 1885-1912 3 volumes
off-site
  Circuit Court Minutes
1885-1912 4 volumes off-site
  Common Pleas Civil Docket
1821-1852 MFM  
  Common Pleas Civil Minutes
1820-1854 4 MFM  
  Common Pleas Index to Complete Record
1818-1906 MFM  
  District Court Appearance Docket
1866-1885 2 volumes off-site
  District Court Chancery Record
1852-1860 volume off-site
  District Court Law Record
1853-1883 3 volumes off-site
  District Court Minutes
1852-1884 volume  
  Justice of Peace Commissions
1889-1956 volume off-site
  Justice of the Peace Returns
1837-1848 2 volumes off-site
  Naturalizations 1st & 2nd Papers
1856-1877 MFM  
  Naturalizations 1st Papers
1856-1873 MFM  
  Naturalizations 2nd Papers
1856-1877 MFM  
  Platbook of County Lines
1879-1885 volume  
  Railroad Police Commission
1885-1928 volume off-site
  Supreme Court Chancery Record
1821-1851 MFM  
  Supreme Court Law Record 1819-1850 2 volumes off-site
  Supreme Court Minutes
1819-1851 2 volumes & MFM the 2 volumes are off-site
Commissioners      
  Bids & Contracts (scattered)
1860-1960 hollinger box  
  Improvement Schedule County Courthouse
1821 1 folder  
  Improvement Schedule Courthouse Square
1830 1 folder  
  Mad River Bridge Plane
1832 1 folder  
  Miscellaneous Activity Book
1859-1872 volume off-site
  Road Surveys
1820-1838 11 folders  
  Subscription List for Bridge Timber
1857 1 folder  
County Home
     
  Annual Reports
1838, 1914-1963 7 folders  
  Daily Movement of Population 1913-1960 2 folders & hollinger box
 
  Director's Minutes
1893-1904 MFM  
  Emergency Fund Record
1911-1934 volume off-site
  Expenditures & Receipts (scattered)
1863-1966 6 volumes  
  Minutes of Directors
1893-1904 volume off-site
  Pay Patients Accounts
1914-1934 volume off-site
  Record of Inmates
1836-1924 MFM  
  Relief Record
1913-1920 volume off-site
Health Department
     
  Annual Reports
1966 1 folder  
Probate Court
     
  Birth Records
1867-1908 2 MFM  
  Death Records
1867-1908 1 MFM  
  Final Record 1852-1930 microfiche  
  Inventory of Personal Property
1818-1824 volume off-site
  Marriage Records 1818-1946 20 MFM  
  Naturalizations
1861-1879 MFM  
  Naturalizations 1st & 2nd Papers
1879-1906 MFM  
  Naturalizations 1st Papers
1861-1880 MFM  
  Records of Appointment 1891-1952 microfiche  
  Records of Inventory/Sales Bills 1823-1957 microfiche  
  Will Records 1956-1964 microfiche  
Recorder
     
  Deeds (samples)
1837-1954 1 hollinger box  
Soldiers' Relief Commission
     
  Burial Record
1884-1918 MFM  
  Minutes
1887-1951 2 MFM  
Treasurer
     
  Enumeration of Soldiers & Sailors
1865-1900 MFM  
  Soldiers' Relief Record (scattered)
1912-1916, 1918-1934 2 volumes  
Tuberculosis Sanatorium
     
  Cash Book
1918-1934 4 volumes off-site
  Daily Roll Book (scattered)
1933-1946 7 volumes off-site
  Expenditures & Receipts (scattered)
1920-1957 4 volumes off-site
  Laboratory Reports
1928-1937 volume  
  Patients Register
1910-1929 MFM  
  Petty Cash Book
1918-1934 volume off-site
  Treatment Record
1928, 1941-1944 2 volumes  
  Trustees' Minutes
1935-1965 3 MFM  

Records are arranged alphabetically by office of origin.

Record Title Date Span Format
     
Springfield    
         
    Unprocessed
n.d. 2 RC boxes
  Board of Health
   
    Health Order Book
1866-1869 3 volumes
    Minutes/Ordinances/Resolutions
1903-1914 volume
  Board of Public Affairs
   
    Journal
1891-1903 5 volumes
    Record of Sewer Permits
1884-1898 2 volumes
  Board of Public Safety
   
    Minutes
1903-1913 6 volumes
  City Clerk
   
    Unprocessed
n.d. 3 RC boxes
  City Manager
   
    Annual Reports
1926-1928 2 folders
    Correspondence - Unprocessed
n.d. 12 RC boxes
    Journal
1914-1960 6 volumes
    Reports - Unprocessed
n.d. 2 RC boxes
    Unprocessed
n.d. 7 RC boxes
  Clerk of Commission
   
    Account Ledger
1873-1882 2 volume
    Annual Financial Report
1927 1 folder
    Annual Reports - Newspaper Version
1959 1 folder
    Board of Control Minutes
1910-1913 volume
    Board of Tax Commissioners' Minutes
1883-1903 volume
    Building Permits
1879-1896 2 folders
    Certificates of Election
1834-1887 21 folders
    Charter Commission Minutes
1913 volume
    City Charter
1913, 1916 1 folder
    Record Title Date Span Format
   
  Clerk of Commission
   
    City Commission Minutes
1914-1926 3 MFM
    City Council Journal
1850-1913 23 volumes
    City Council Minutes
1906-1913 MFM
    Corporation Funds Cash Book
1832-1851 volume
    Cyclone Suffers Committee Records
1892-1983 3 folders
    Election Abstracts of Votes 1854-1905 4 folders
    Election Files
1869-1897 6 folders
    Election Judges List of New Voters
1877 volume
    Employees' Performance Bond Record
1887-1906 volume
    Enumerations 1849-1862 1 folder
    Hospital Commission Minutes
1898-1932 5 volumes
    Hospital Trustees Minutes
1940-1954 3 volumes
    Informal Minutes
1984-1985 2 volumes
    Ledger of Fund Accounts
1860-1879 3 volumes
    Ledger of Various Fund Accounts
1893-1895 volume
    List of Registered Electors
1892 volume
    Militia Enumerations, Rolls, and Bounties
1863-1865 2 hollinger box
    Minutes of Council
1827-1834, 1838 8 folders
    Mitchell-Thomas Hospital History
1902 1 folder
    Notices to Saloon Keepers
1877-1900 volume
    Order Book
1834-1851 volume
    Order Book Stubs (scattered)
1853-1866 4 volumes
    Ordinances
1850-1860 18 folders
    Ordinances
1850-1915 5 MFM
    Park Board Trustees Minutes
1898-1924 MFM
    Payroll Record
1875-1881 volume
    Poll Books & Tally Sheets .
1833-1905, n.d 7 RC boxes & 8 hollinger boxes
    Public Library Trustees Annual Reports
1874-1890 1 folder
    Record of In-Lots and Out-Lots
1853 volume
    Register of Appointments/Promotions
1903-1929 2 volumes
    Register of Licenses Issued
1907-1909 volume
    Register of Names and Addresses
n.d. volume
    Register of Orders Paid
1882-1889 volume
    Register of Orders Paid Out of Treasury
1874-1882 volume
    Register of Receipts into Treasury
1874-1882 volume
    Rental of City Hall and Armory
1869-1906 4 volumes
    Resolutions
1880-1911 RC box
    School Administrative Files
1850-1904 4 folders
    School Managers Reports1
1848-1853, 1908 folder
    Service Record
1903-1933 10 volumes
    Sinking Fund Trustees' Journal
1926-1945 volume
    Snyder Park Payroll
1896-1908 2 volumes
    Statements of Registered Voters Ward 5
1877 volume
    Street and Alley Grades
1879-1883 1 folder
    Street Assessment Cash Book
1894-1898 volume
    Street Assessment Ledger
1893-1902 volume
    Street Commission Employees
1889-1896 volume
    Street Hands Payroll
1900-1906 2 volumes
    Street Paving Ledger
1895-1897 volume
    Summary Minutes
1983-1985 4 volumes
    Teachers' Reports
1848-1854 11 folders
    Traffic Commission Record
1942-1944 volume
    Treasury Investment fund Trustees
1942-1947 volume
    Unprocessed
1829-1869 13 hollinger boxes & 1 RC box
    Unprocessed
n.d. 56 RC boxes & 7 hollinger boxes
    Zoning Ordinances
1948 1 folder
  Engineer
   
    Appropriation Reports
1950-1951 2 volumes
    Blueprints
n.d. 1 folder
    Greenmount Cemetery Correspondence
1913-1914 1 folder
    Greenmount Cemetery Map
n.d. volume
    Greenmount Cemetery Permits
1863-1902 volume
    Greenmount Cemetery Records
1885 1 folder
    Greenmount Owners Burials
1863-1902 volume
    Project Reports
1936-1982 23 volumes & 1 hollinger box
    Street Plans/Grades
1880-1883 1 folder
  Finance Department
   
    Annual Budget
1968 1 folder
  Fire Department
   
    Annual Reports
1915-1951 hollinger box
    Auxiliary Firemen's Class Record
1900-1910 volume
    Fire and Police Commission Journal
1891-1903 volume
    Fire and Police Commission Ledger
1891-1903 volume
    Fire Records
1942-1943 23 volumes
    List of Horses Owners
1887 volume
    Payroll Record
1881-1907 5 volumes
    Record of Inhalation Calls
1938-1948 volume
    Supply Ledger
1908-1913, 1939-1951 2 volumes
  Health Department
   
    Annual Reports
1970-1971 1 folder
  Mayor's Court
   
    City Affidavits
1867 volume
    State Affidavits
1866-1867 2 volumes
  Municipal Court
   
    Police Court Docket
1910-1911, 1913 2 volumes
    Police Court Journal
1916-1917, 1920-1921 2 volumes
    Police Court Judges Docket
1925-1926 volume
  Police Department
   
    Annual Reports
1965-1970 2 folders
    Arrest Record
1889-1961 4 volumes
    Daily Activity Record
1926-1927 volume
    Daily Record of Complaints
1910-1924 4 hollinger boxes & 2 volumes
    Daily Record of Complaints Index
1909-1927 3 volumes
    Newspaper Scrapbooks
1920-1939 volume
    Relief/Pension Fund Laws
1945 1 folder
    Sanborn Map Company
   
    City Maps Volume 1-2 1928-1952 6 volumes
  Urban Renewal Department
   
    Community Renewal Program Report
1961 2 folders

Records are arranged alphabetically by office of origin.

Record Title Date Span Format

Bethel Township

   
  Justice of Peace
   
    Civil Docket
1895-1919, 1950-1955 2 volumes
    Criminal & Civil Docket
1876-1919 volume
    Criminal Docket
1857-1896, 1950-1955 2 volumes
    Record Book c.a.
1869-1883 1 volume
  Treasurer
   
    Ledger
1896 volume
  Justice of Peace
   
    Civil Docket
1945-1953 volume
    Criminal Docket
1946-1949 2 volumes
    Marriage Records
1946-1957 volume

Green Township

   
  Justice of Peace
   
    Civil Docket (scattered)
1856-1956 2 volumes

Mad River Township

   
  Justice of Peace
   
    Criminal Docket
1946-1952 volume

Moorefield Township

   
  Justice of Peace
   
    Criminal Docket
1946-1965 volume

Pike Township

   
  Justice of Peace
   
    Criminal Docket
1845-1889 volume

Springfield Township

   
  Clerk of Trustees
   
    Poor Relief Record (scattered)
1889-1919 8 volumes
  Justice of Peace
   
    Civil Docket (scattered)
1903-1925 15 volumes
    Criminal Docket
1908-1925 3 volumes
    Criminal Docket
1917-1920 volume

Records are arranged alphabetically by office of origin.

Record Title Date Span Format

Selma Special District - School Records

 
  Board of Education
   
    Course of Study/Rules
1905 1 folder

Springfield - School Records

   
  Board of Education
   
    Minutes (scattered)
1858-1965 4 volumes
Record Title Date Span Format

Federal

    U.S. Census for Ohio - Clark County
1820-1930 12 MFM