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ELIZABETH M. MACDONELL MEMORIAL LIBRARY

The Elizabeth M. MacDonell Memorial Library is open by appointment only.

Due to limited staffing and research request volume, research inquiries may take up to three weeks to answer. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please send research inquiries to Brittany Venturella, Director of Curatorial Affairs, at bventurella@allencountymuseum.org.

LIBRARY RECORDS FOR RESEARCH

To view records, click the arrow beneath the corresponding record. Once the document is open, press "Ctrl" + "F" to search specific names and dates. To zoom in press "Ctrl" + "+". To zoom out, press "Ctrl" + "-".

 

Check key below.

Vital Statistics 

From Lima Newspapers,

1842-1880

Common Pleas

From Allen County,

1833-1861

Vital Statistics

From Delphos Newspapers,

1872-1879

Probate Courts

From Allen County,

#1-2823

Common Pleas

From Allen County,

#1-2212

RECORD KEY

Newspaper Abbreviations
ACD= Allen County Democrat
DT= Democratic Times
LA= Lima Argus
LD= Logan Democrat
LG= Lima Gazette
LGG= Logan County Democrat
LM= ? LG
LWG= Lima Weekly Gazette
NAT= The National
POR= The Porcupine
PP= People's Press
RH= Republican Herald
WG= Western Gazette
DWH= Delphos Weekly Herald

 

Vital Statistics Record Type Abbreviations
B= Births
D= Deaths
X= Divorces
M= Marriages

A special thank you to volunteers, staff and interns who assisted in compiling these record lists.