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Archives of Ohio United Methodism

AOUM Virtual Reference Shelf

Many important resources dealing with UMC history are available full text in the HathiTrust Digital Library, a collaborative repository of digital content. Visit the AOUM Virtual Reference Shelf to access online resources on the following topics. Note: Only sporadic issues of annual conference journals and periodicals are available.

The titles in the spreadsheet are sorted by the following categories:

  • Annual Conference Minutes (sporadic issues) Ohio annual conferences & Minutes of the annual conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church (national)
  • Basic Resources (encyclopedias, dictionaries, lives of bishops, year books, Who’s Who, etc.)
  • Church History -- Methodist  (national in scope)
  • Church History – Methodist – Civil War
  • Church History – Methodist – MECS (Methodist Episcopal Church South)
  • Church History – Methodist – Ohio (overview of Ohio Methodism)
  • Evangelical Church
  • German Methodism
  • John Wesley
  • Methodist Protestant
  • Monograph (biographies & autobiographies of Ohio preachers)
  • Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Serial (newspapers, journals, & magazines)
  • Sermons – Ohio
  • United Brethren in Christ
  • Wyandot Mission

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The American Methodism Project

Check out The American Methodism Project, a digital collection of published works relating to American Methodism.