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Research Library at the Cleveland History Center

  • Address 10825 East Boulevard Cleveland, Ohio 44106
  • Phone 216-721-5722
  • Website http://www.wrhs.org

The Research Library collections include published resources (250,000 books, 25,000 newspapers, and numerous maps, sheet music, broadsides, and other printed ephemera) and unpublished manuscripts collections (over 10,000 linear feet of processed personal papers and records, more than 340,000 images, and numerous audio and video recordings).

Since its founding, the primary focus of the Research Library has been the documentation of the many facets of the history of Cleveland and Northeastern Ohio. This portrayal includes religion, politics, immigration, gender, ethnicity, transportation, business, labor, war, philanthropy, medicine, leisure, and countless other dimensions of life in the region.

The Library has also developed into a premier genealogical center with extensive collections of unique family history research materials.

Nearby

Museums & Galleries

1. Cleveland History Center

< 1 minute walk
The Cleveland History Center houses exhibits that tell the story of Nort...

Music, Performance & Film

1. Cleveland Institute of Music Kulas Hall

< 1 minute walk
Located at the world-renowned Cleveland Institute of Music, the 535-seat...

2. Cleveland Institute of Music Mixon Hall

< 1 minute walk
Located at the world-renowned Cleveland Institute of Music, the 235-seat...

3. Center for Arts-Inspired Learning

< 1 minute walk
In more than 60 years, the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (formerly Y...

Universities & Libraries

1. Cleveland Institute of Music

< 1 minute walk
Since its founding in 1920, CIM has offered a world-class education to s...

2. Eleanor Squire Library at Cleveland Botanical Garden

< 1 minute walk
The Eleanor Squire Library is a circulating library specializing in hort...

Historical Landmarks

1. Junior League of Cleveland

< 1 minute walk
The Junior League of Cleveland, Inc. is a group of women volunteers dedi...

Places of Worship

1. Cleveland Friends Meeting

< 1 minute walk
An unprogrammed Quaker Meeting and a member of the Lake Erie Yearly Meet...

Shopping and Retail

1. Cleveland History Center Gift Store

< 1 minute walk
The museum store features items relative to Cleveland or made in Clevela...

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