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Manuscripts

The Archives and Special Collections manuscript collection covers a wide range of materials and topics.  Formats include correspondence, diaries, business and institution records, photographs, maps, prints, publications, audio and video recordings, and memorabilia.

Search the finding Aids for manuscript collections in the OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository and in ALICE (the Ohio University Libraries' catalog).  Use the topical listings below to find collection names, then enter the collection name in the search box. Or, browse our featured manuscript collections.

Featured Manuscript Collections

Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis Dance Collection

Athens Mental Health Center Collections

Cornelius Ryan Collection of World War II Papers

E.W. Scripps Papers, 1868-1926

George V. Voinovich Collections

Topical Listing of Manuscript Collections

Arts & Leisure
Athens City, County and Regional History
Business
Churches & Religion
Coal Mining
Education
Family Papers
Industry
Journalism
Law
Literature
Military
Organizations
Politics
Science & Medicine
Transportation
Unions