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Special Collections & Archives

Shelby County

Records are arranged alphabetically by office of origin.

Record Title Date Span Format
Auditor
  Blind Pension Record
1923-1926 MFM
  Blind Relief Commission Minutes
1944-1950 volume
  Burial of Indigent Soldiers
1885-1886 MFM
  County Road Fund Order Book
1866-1870 volume
  Deeds
1835-1873 volume
  Enrollment of Militia & Commutations
1865 volume
  Fund Ledger
n.d. volume
  Military Fund Record
1863-1866 volume
  Militia Assessors' Returns
1864-1865 volume
  Militia Commutations
1864-1865 MFM
  Railroad Appraisement Record
1891-1910 MFM
  Railroad Record & Order Book
1848-1870 volume
  Relief Fund Ledger
1861-1870 2 volumes
  School Enumerations
1939-1958 hollinger box
  School Fund Dividends
1827-1859 4 volumes
  School Fund Ledger
1864-1867 volume
  School Fund Receipts & Disbursements
1883-1959 volume
  School Lands Record
1837-1880 3 volumes
  Soldiers' Claim Funds
1865-1867 volume
  State Common School Library Account 1855-1860
2 volumes
  Township Fund Account Ledger
1832-1847 3 volumes
  Township Treasury Receipt for Funds
1870-1893 volume
Board of Education
   
  Annual Statistical Reports
1927-1936 RC box
Children's Home
   
  Cash Book/Expenditures
1921-1934 volume
  Cash Book/Farm Products 1906-1912
volume
  Cash Books/Receipts
1906-1930 volume
  Receipts & Expenditures
1917-1958 4 volumes
  Record of Inmates
1897-1910 MFM
  Register of Inmates
1897-1961 volume
  Trustees' Minutes
1921-1967 3 volumes
  Visits of Indentured Children
1906-1916 volume
Clerk of Courts
   
  Absentee Ballots Civil War Soldiers
1863-1865 hollinger box
  Bond Record Common Pleas
1819-1833 volume
  Census Schedules
1820, 1850, 1860 hollinger box
  Chancery Records
1839-1857 2 MFM
  Circuit Court Appearance Docket
1885-1915 volume
  Circuit Court Journal
1885-1912 MFM
  Civil Appearance Docket Index
1824-1853 MFM
  Common Pleas Civil Docket
1824-1853 MFM
  Common Pleas General Index
1818-1857 MFM
  Common Pleas Minutes Journal
1819-1854 3 MFM
  Coroner's Inquests
1831-1913 2 hollinger boxes
  County Officials Bonds & Oaths
1825-1871 2 volumes
  District Court Appearance Docket
1855-1915 2 volumes
  District Court Index
1881-1883 volume
  District Court Journal
1857-1887 MFM
  District Court Journal
1882-1884 volume
  District Court Record
1859-1883 volume
  Election Abstracts of Votes
1819-1874 2 MFM
  Election Abstracts of Votes
1819-1877 7 folders
  Election Certificates
1819-1847 2 folders
  Election Poll Books & Tally Sheets
1819-1865 4 MFM
  Fisher's License Record
1936-1937 volume
  Judicial Statistics
1883-1931 1 hollinger box & 29 folders
  Justice of the Peace Commissions
1874-1956 3 volumes
  Mayors' Certificates of Election
1825-1850 volume
  Ministers' Licenses
1825-1871 2 volumes
  Muster Roll 20th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
1861 1 folder
  National Guard Register
1924-1936 2 volumes
  Naturalizations
1814-1857 10 folders
  Naturalizations
1814-1872 5 MFM
  Petitions & Estates
1820-1866 1 folder
  Police Commission Records
1899-1935 volume
  Quadrennial Enumerations
1819-1875 MFM
  Register of Births
1857-1858 3 folders
  Register of Births
1857-1858 MFM
  Register of Deaths
1857 MFM
  Register of Deaths
1857 1 folder
  Register of Marriages
1857-1858 MFM
  Register of Marriages
1857-1858 3 folders
  Soldiers' Poll Books/Absentee Ballots
1863-1865 MFM
  Stray Animal Record
1825-1906 3 volumes
  Supreme Court Docket/Fee Book
1825-1846 volume
  Supreme Court Docket/Fee Book
1846-1878 volume
  Supreme Court Index
1823-1859 MFM
  Supreme Court Minutes
1820-1856 MFM
  Survey Report Mercer/Shelby County Line
1895 1 folder
  Tavern Licenses
1819-1866 21 folders
  Transcript Merchants Union Trail
1869 1 folder
  Trustees of Soldiers' Monument Fund
1877 1 folder
  Wolf Scalp Certificates
1819-1854 hollinger box
County Home
   
  Director's Minutes
1878-1918 4 volumes
  Drawing of New Building
ca. 1969 1 folder
  Expenditures & Receipts
1909-1963 3 volumes
  Infirmary Director's Minutes
1878-1918 MFM
  Program Dedication
1969 1 folder
  Record of Inmates
1866-1947 MFM
  Visitors' Register
1875-1905 volume
Health District
   
  Annual Reports
1865-1974 2 folders
Probate Court
   
  Criminal Appearance Docket
1855-1895 volume
  Criminal Minutes
1861-1895 volume
  Criminal Record
1853-1882 volume
  Estate & Guardianship Records
1819-1919 138 MFM
  Inspection of Treasury
1876-1898 volume
  Naturalizations
1843-1906 MFM
  Naturalizations 1st Papers
1840-1905 MFM
  Register of Worthy Blind
1904-1906 volume
  School Examiners Appointments
1894-1914 volume
  Will Records
1824-1962 8 MFM
Recorder
   
  Deeds (samples)
1806-1909 2 hollinger boxes
  Stallion Record
1885-1894 volume
Sheriff
   
  Complaint Log
1938-1948 volume
  Jail Register
1879-1923 MFM
  Jail Register
1924-1955 4 volumes
Veterans' Services
   
  Soldiers' Relief Commission Minutes
1887-1947 2 MFM

Records are arranged alphabetically by office of origin.

Record Title Date Span Format
     

Botkins

   
  Clerk of Council
   
    Ordinances
1895-1917 volume

Sidney

   
  Clerk of Council
   
    Annual Reports
1980 1 folder
  Finance Department
   
    Board of Control Minutes
1910-1965 2 volumes
    Board of Public Service Minutes
1908-1927 volume
    Safety Department Record
1938-1957 volume
    Service Department Record
1928-1956 3 volume
  Fire Department
   
    Annual Reports
1898-1951 1/2 hollinger box
    Department Minutes/Fire Records
1894-1902 2 volumes
    Expenditures
1894-1903 volume
    Fire Records/Statistics
1904-1964 hollinger box & 15 volumes
    Payroll Time Book
1889-1890 volume
    Pension Fund Trustees' Minutes
1922-1966 2 volume
  Graceland Cemetery
   
    Burial Permit Register
1908-1913 1 folder
    Cash Book
1918-1923 volume
    Index to Deeds
n.d. volume
    Index to Interments
n.d. 2 volumes
    Interment Record
1867-1926 volume
    Journal and Cash Book
1893-1923 3 volumes
    Ledger of Accounts
1893-1920 3 volumes
    Register of Deeds
1867-1873 volume
  Municipal Court
   
    Mayor's Court Criminal Docket (scattered)
1856-1902 6 volumes
  Police Department
   
    Arrest Record
1926-1956 4 volumes
    Incident Log
1933-1958 6 volume
    Pension Fund Trustees' Minutes
1922-1924 volume
    Traffic Offense Record
1938-1939 volume
  Utilities Department
   
    Water Works Trustees' Minutes
1872-1907 volume

Records are arranged alphabetically by office of origin.

Record Title Date Span Format

Clinton Township

   
  Justice of Peace
   
    Civil Docket (scattered)
1854-1905 7 volumes
    Criminal Docket
1867-1878 volume

Dinsmore Township

   
  Clerk of Trustees
   
    Proceedings of Trustees
1864-1883 volume

Franklin Township

   
  Clerk of Trustees
   
    Ear Marks/Strays/School Funds
1835-1873 volume
    Proceedings of Trustees
1882-1911 2 volumes
    Receipts & Expenditures
1881-1905 volume
    Receipts & Expenditures
1895-1905 volume

Jackson Township

   
  Clerk of Trustees
   
    Ditch Journal
1890-1897 volume
    Proceedings of Trustees
1904-1913 volume
    Proceedings of Trustees
1913-1931 2 volumes
    Receipts & Expenditures
1904-1905 volume

Loramie Township

   
  Clerk of Trustees
   
    Proceedings of Trustees
1853-1888 2 volumes

McLean Township

   
  Justice of Peace
   
    Criminal Docket (scattered)
1853-1956 2 volumes
    Register of Marriages
1943-1955 volume
    Stray Animal Record
1854-1867 volume

Van Buren Township

   
  Clerk of Trustees
   
    Ditch Journal
1908-1930 volume
    Poor Relief Record
1895-1902 volume

Records are arranged alphabetically by office of origin.

Record Title Date Span Format

Clinton Township - School Records

   
  Board of Education
   
    Account of School Money
1893-1901 volume
    Subscription List
1850 1 folder
  Treasurer
   
    Account of School Moneys
1893-1901 volume

Orange Township - Schools Records

   
  Board of Education
   
    Minutes/Records of School Districts 6 & 7
1870-1886 volume
Record Title Date Span Format

Federal

   
    U.S. Census for Ohio - Shelby County
1820-1930 11 MFM