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History of Cleveland & Northeast Ohio: Home

Resources about the history of greater Cleveland and northeast Ohio.

Key Resources

Research Basics

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Welcome to the Library Guide dedicated to exploring the rich history of greater Cleveland and northeast Ohio. Here, you'll find a range of valuable resources and information meticulously categorized under the tabs above to assist you in your research. You'll also find a separate section titled "Neighborhood Histories": a comprehensive guide specifically tailored to each local neighborhood, providing detailed resources and insights.



Special Collections Librarian Bill Barrow, who created this guide, has retired as of mid-August 2021.

Please use this form or contact us at for questions about local history resources
or to schedule a visit or a consultation.