Resources at the Sisters of Charity Archives

The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati archives houses a wealth of local, national, and international historical resources in its collections just waiting to be discovered! The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati is an apostolic Catholic community of women religious that exists to carry out the Gospel of Jesus Christ through service and prayer in the world. Since the Community was founded in 1852, the Sisters of Charity have sponsored hundreds of schools, hospitals, orphanages and social service agencies throughout the United States as well as many countries including China, Peru, and Guatemala. In the past two years, the department has made accessibility a top priority for its collections through a variety of endeavors. 

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I Just Met a Girl Named Maria - AND Her Dad! Anita Klawitter's discovery about her Great-Great-Grandfather

Anita Klawitter’s story of how she found her great-grandmother Kate’s real name and biological father. Kate and her husband, Eduard Klawitter owned the Klawitter’s General Store and Saloon which used to sit on Neeb Road just across the street from Our Lady of Victory Church.   

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Preserve Your Photographs!

Delhi Historical Society's collections priority over the last few years has been to properly organize and preserve the Delhi Township photo collection. Photos are our most requested object from the public so we want to make sure we have them easily accessible and protected for our researchers and volunteers. We hope you made it out to our January 8th lecture, but if you could not, we are happy to share some resources and our slides with you. Enjoy!

Video by the Smithsonian Institution shows how to safely remove photos from those pesky magnetic albums!

This is a great ad for Stabilo pencils showing the dos and don'ts when writing on photographs!

Preservation Tips

Library of Congress

National Archives   

Archival Methods Blog

(This where the workspace photo on slide 2 came from)

Recommended Books

Photographs: Archival Care and Management

Archives for the Lay Person

Where to Buy Archival Supplies

Gaylord

University Products

Hollinger

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. Be sure to check back next month for scanning tips!

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