Upon his retirement from Kent State University in 1996, Robert Swierenga,
Professor of History, felt that some of his student seminar papers ought to be
kept in the Archives for use by other researchers. Many of the papers in this
collection are concerned with topics related to Ohio history. They have been
placed in alphabetical order by student name.
Barker, Donald: Carl Shurz and the German Vote in the Ohio
Gubernatorial Election of 1875"
Blaine, Craig: "Desertion and Substitution Among Blacks in the
Union Army: Ohioans As a Test Case"
Blaine, Craig: "Forgotten Men: Ohioans in the Regular Army During
the Civil War"
Featheringham, R. John: An Analysis of Coxey's Army Through
Publications of 1894"
Keefer, Bradley S.: "To Our Good Neighbor: A Newspaper War of
Words and Politics, Canton, Ohio, 1861-1863"
Liedel, Leslie: "Nineteenth-Century Women Religious and the Tenure
of Church Property in the Cleveland Diocese"
McElroy, Richard L.: A Study of William Dennison, Jr., and an
Assessment of His Ohio Governorship During the First Year of the Civil War"
Megery, Michael E.: "The Bond of Labor: The Legal Framework of
Ohio Apprenticeship Law, 1806-1843"
Merdic, Peter Robert: The Torrens System of Land Title Registration in
Molzan, Donna J.: The Farmers' Awakening: Agriculture in Ohio's Miami
Raby, Roy S.: "Kansas Relief from Ohio: Republican Attention
Becomes Diverted During the Secession Crisis"
Rudjak, Joseph S., Jr.: A Presentation of the Parish Committee Notes of
Sacred Heard of Jesus, Polish National Catholic Church, Youngstown, Ohio, June,
Schroder, Alan M.: Economic Factos in the Distribution of the Ohio
Sheep Industry, 1850-1860"
Schroder, Alan M.: "To Give, Grant, Bargain, Sell, and Convey:
Mortgage Lending in Rootstown Township, Portage County, Ohio, 1840-1879"
Taylor, Robert M., Jr.: Roman Catholic Parish Finances in Cleveland,
Queenan, Thomas J.: Ohio Black Problems, 1890-1900"
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