Archival Collections: Miscellaneous

Virtual Exhibits

Portraits of Dogs from the Permanent Collection

Many people love man's best friend. These dogs/friends become so important that many owners will pose with their dog for a painting or a photograph. Enjoy portraits of dogs from our permanent collection!

Documenting American Prosperity: Photographs from The Independent, 1947–1950

This online exhibit supplements the exhibit of 61 photographs on the second floor of the Museum on exhibit November 2, 2013 - January 31, 2014. The online exhibit features 141 of the scanned 1,600 negatives from the collection of the local newspaper, The Independent.

Wallpaper in Massillon, 1870-1950

This wallpaper book is from the Remien and Kuhnert Company of Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1871, they remained in business until the 1980s.

Within this book were also wallpaper swatches saved from several Massillon homes, including that of Harter, Pease, and others from c.1870-1890.

Collection of the Massillon Museum
Gift of Albert Hise (BC 2449)

Massillon City Council Minutes 1853-1870

This ledger contains incorporation of the town of Massillon (with Kendal and West Massillon), election of first officers, council, and City Ordinances, from January 5, 1853 through June 11, 1870.

Brown leather-bound volume 8.5"x13"
Digitized through a grant from the Ohio Historic Records Advisory Board, 2013

Collection of the Massillon Museum
Gift of Massillon City Council (59.93.1)

Property records c.1825-1830

Handwritten records of property owners numerically by lots and alphabetically by owner. Perry Township including Massillon, West Massillon, and Kendal

Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook
A project of the Ohio Historical Society, the online scrapbook includes over 26,000 entries from over 330 archives throughout Ohio.  The Massillon Museum is among these archives, and a sampling of photographs taken by Nell Dorr are included on this site.


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