Clay Herrick Slide Collection


Clay Herrick Slide Collection


Lisa Khoenle


Clay Herrick (1911-1993) was an historian, a civic leader who worked to preserve Cleveland's historic buildings and an author whose book Cleveland Landmarks received the Western Reserve Architectural Historians Award.

The Clay Herrick Slide Collection consists of approximately 6,000 slides that he donated to Cleveland State University Library's Special Collections in 1991 along with about 100 pamphlets, brochures, books, and photographs. The slides, all unique shots of various buildings in Cleveland, are showcased here.

Date Created



Cleveland Memory Project

What is Cleveland Memory?

The Cleveland Memory Project is a freely searchable online collection of digital photos, texts, oral histories, videos and other local history resources, built by the Michael Schwartz Library at the Cleveland State University in collaboration with a host of community partners around Northeast Ohio.

Clay Herrick Slide Collection