The Ohio Native Heritage Archives (ONHA) was established in 2007 as a component of the Ohio State Newark Campus Library’s Special Collections, to support the mission of the Newark Earthworks Center by:

  • OHNACollecting and preserving materials related to Earthworks and Ohio Native Americans;

  • Providing an accessible place devoted to patrons using these materials;

  • Acting as a repository and nexus for information about these subjects;

  • Promoting awareness and use of the collection.

Ohio Native Americans

Ohio histories

Native Americans with an Ohio connection

Portrayal of Native Americans of Ohio in  children’s literature

Adena/Hopewell Cultures

Papers of the Licking County Archaeology & Landmarks Society

Papers of Dr. Brad Lepper

Mound related publications of the eastern United States

Oral histories of Native Americans

Newark Earthworks Center Oral History Project


Hours of operation are by appointment

Photocopying is available

Reference assistance is available

Selected ONHA Resources

Donations are always much appreciated!

Contact Information:
John D. Crissinger, MA, MSLS
Reference & Special Collections Librarian

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