The Ohio Congressional Archives

Established in 2004, the Ohio Congressional Archives is a collaborative effort of The Ohio State University Libraries and the John Glenn School of Public Affairs.  Its mission is to collect, preserve, and provide public access to collections of private papers and related materials compiled by or pertaining to members of the Ohio delegation to the United States Congress.  The goal of the Ohio Congressional Archives is to make available for research and educational use unique and historical materials documenting the workings and history of the U.S. Congress, the participation and contributions of Ohio members of the U.S. Congress, and the impact of the U.S. Congress on the history of the State of Ohio.

New at the Ohio Congressional Archives

Select issue mail from the William M. McCulloch Papers has been digitized

Remembering the Act: Archival Reflections on Civil Rights runs in the Thompson Library Gallery from September 13, 2014-January 4, 2015

The Ohio Congressional Archives are now on Twitter @OCArchives


The Ohio Congressional Archives currently holds the following collections:


John H. Glenn William M. McCulloch Deborah D. Pryce
John H. Glenn Archives
William M. McCulloch Papers Deborah D. Pryce Papers
Glenn (D - Ohio) served in the U.S. Senate from 1975 to 1999.

McCulloch (R - Piqua) served the 4th Ohio District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1947 to 1973.

Pryce (R - Upper Arlington) served the 15th Ohio District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1993 to 2009.
Ralph S. Regula Milton A. Wolf
Ralph S. Regula Papers Milton A. Wolf Papers
Regula (R - Navarre) served the 16th Ohio District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1973 to 2009.

Wolf, a Cleveland businessman, served as ambassador to Austria from 1977 to 1980 and was a close associate of John Glenn and former Ohio Governor Richard Celeste.


The Ohio Congressional Archives is located within the Library Book Depository and University Archives Building on the west campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

The majority of the materials held within the Ohio Congressional Archives are open to public research under the rules and regulations of The Ohio State University.  Reading room hours are from 9:00 am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.  Although not required, researchers are strongly urged to contact the archivist for the Ohio Congressional Archives prior to use of the collections.

For further information please contact Jeffrey W. Thomas at the Ohio Congressional Archives, 2700 Kenny Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210, telephone 614.688.8429, fax 614.688.4150, or email