Links & Sources
Essential Links for Wooster History
Special Collections, College of Wooster Libraries
Essential Print Sources for Wooster History
Caldwell's Atlas of Wayne County (1873 and 1897).
Ben Douglass, The History of Wayne County, Ohio: From the Days of the Pioneers and First Settlers to the Present Time. Indianapolis: R. Douglass, 1878.
Ann Freedlander Hunt, Gone but Not Forgotten: A Freedlander Legacy. Minneapolis: Two Harbors Press, 2012.
R. Douglas Hurt, The Ohio Frontier: Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720-1830. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.
Arnold Lewis, et al, Wooster in 1876. Wooster: Wooster Art Center Musuem, 1976.
Paul Locher, When Wooster Was A Whippersnapper: Two Hundred (or So) Yarns about Wooster for Two Hundred Years. Wooster: The Daily Record, 2008.
Harry S. McClarran, A Glimpse From the Front Porch and a Bridge to the Past: A Photographic History of Wooster Ohio 1808-2008. Wooster: Wooster Book Company, 2007.
Harry S. McClarran, A Tribute to Wooster: Guarding Its Past, Present, and Future: A Second Photographic History of Wooster, Ohio, 1808-2012. Wooster: Wooster Book Company, 2012.
Robin Radzinski, City of Wooster: Roster of Historic Landmarks, July 1997. The Genealogy & Local History Department, Wayne County Public Library
Wayne County: A Pictorial History. Marceline, Missouri : Heritage House Publishing, 1994.
Bonnie S. Wipert, ed. Church Histories of Wayne County, Ohio. Wooster: Typescript by editor, 1987.
D.W. Shives, Geo. A. Shives, and Chas. H. Merz, Compilers. Wooster City and Wayne County Business Directory 1884-1885, Wooster: Wayne County Herald, 1884.
S. Zimmerman. Wayne County Fair Horse Racing 1869-1880. Wooster: Lulu Press, 2011.