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Ohio State Newark: Ohio Native Heritage Archive

The Ohio Native Heritage Archives (ONHA)

Established in 2007 as a component of the Ohio State Newark Campus Library’s Special Collections, to support the mission of the Newark Earthworks Center by:

·         Collecting and preserving materials related to Earthworks and Ohio Native Americans;

·          Providing an accessible place devoted to patrons using these materials;

·          Acting as a repository and nexus for information about these subjects;

·          Promoting awareness and use of the collection.

Ohio Native Americans

Ohio histories

Native Americans with an Ohio connection

Portrayal of Native Americans of Ohio in  children’s literature


Adena/Hopewell Cultures

Papers of the Licking County Archaeology & Landmarks Society

Papers of Dr. Brad Lepper

Mound related publications of the eastern United States

Access Information:

Hours of operation are by appointment

Photocopying is available

Reference assistance is available


Donations are always much appreciated!


Contact Information:
John D. Crissinger, MA, MSLS
Reference & Special Collections Librarian