Research Guides

The Special Collections Division has created the research guides below to aid in research of popular topics. Each research guide lists both book and electronic resources. To view a PDF on the web, your computer must have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader application installed.

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Collection TitlePDF
Akron's Neighborhoods pdfsymbol
Cemeteries of Summit County pdfsymbol
Family History for Kids & Teens pdfsymbol
Getting Started in Family History pdfsymbol
House History Research pdfsymbol
Local History Resources pdfsymbol
Map and Atlas Resources in Summit County pdfsymbol
Ohio and Erie Canal Resources pdfsymbol
Preserving Family Treasures pdfsymbol
Researching Ohio Adoptions pdfsymbol
Summit County Death Records 1866-1908 pdfsymbol