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Historic American Buildings Survey, Ohio


Title:  Historic American Buildings Survey, Ohio

Location:  Jerome Library; fiche NA 4414 .O4 H57

Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards:  Microfiche; 26 fiche

Publisher:  Chadwyck-Healey

Content Description:  Photographs and notes about historic buildings in Ohio. These buildings were listed in the Historic American Building Survey of the U.S. Department of the Interior before 1980. The record for each building surveyed will have black and white photographs (both interior and exterior shots), a brief written history, location, description and sometimes floor plans. Buildings that were listed in the Survey after 1979 are not included in this collection. Some text is so faint that it is unreadable.

Language(s):  English

Arrangement:  Arranged alphabetically by county.

Index/Bibliography:

1) Historic America: Buildings, Structures, and Sites (Jerome Library Government Documents LC 1.2:H 62/5; Jerome Library NA 705 .H53 1983) Includes a list of buildings that were part of the Historic American Buildings Survey and the Historic American Engineering Record as of 1983. The list includes some buildings that were listed after the microfiche collection was produced.

2) America Preserved: A Checklist of Historic Buildings, Structures, and Sites (Jerome Library Government Documents LC 1.2:H 62/7) A list of buildings that were part of the Historic American Buildings Survey and the Historic American Engineering Record as of 1995. The list includes some buildings that were listed after the microfiche collection was produced.

3) Built in America: Historic American Buildlings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record 1933-Present. Part of the American Memory Project at the Library of Congress, this searchable database includes photographs, descriptions, and floor plans for structures in these two important lists. The site will include some buildings that were listed after 1979.

4) Ohio Historic Preservation Office National Register. A searchable database of all Ohio listings on the National Register of Historic Places. Produced by the Ohio Historical Society, this includes the buildings in the microfiche collection plus buildings that were listed after 1979. Entries include descriptions, locations, and in a few cases, photographs.

5) Searching HABS/HAER Collection. A searchable database, from the Library of Congress, of the records in the Historic American Buildlings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record. Includes descriptions, photographs, and floor plans for structures.

Subject Categories:  Architecture; History

Keywords:  architecture, habs, buildings, historic, american, ohio, houses

Time Period:  17th century, 18th century, 19th century, 20th century