Cryder Historical Center and Research Library

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The Research Library

Research Library - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware OhioIn the Cryder Historical Center, next to the Nash House Museum.
The Research Library is the place to go to learn more about Delaware County’s rich history.

It comprises a Historical Library, an Archives Repository, a Historical Museum, and a Research Center.

The library is operated by local volunteers interested in helping you.

Resources Available in the Research Library:

    • Delaware County History Books
    • Delaware County Obituary Archives
    • Delaware County Maps and Atlases
    • Delaware County Property Transfers 1800-1891(Mendenhall Files)
    • Delaware Clipping Files by Subject (Vertical File)
    • Delaware City and Rural Route Directories
    • School Yearbooks for: Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware High Schools

Newspaper Archives - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

    • Delaware County Archives:
      • Delaware County Newspapers
      • Delaware Gazette Photographs
      • Garth’s Auction Catalogues
    • Museum of Delaware County Historical Items including:
        • The McCabe Desk on which in 1874 the Women’s Christian Temperance Union constitution was written
        • President Lincoln’s blood from the Ford Theater Assassination
        • The largest public collection of Presidential Easter Eggs

The Cryder Historical Center and Research Library is OPEN

  • Sunday  2 to 5 pm
  • Wednesday 10am to Noon, 1 to 5pm

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