Omagh Library Local Studies Collection

The Local Studies collection held at Omagh Library is extensive and specialises in the history of Tyrone, its towns and villages from the earliest times. Material is available in a variety of formats - books, journals, microfilm, fiche and maps. The Library has a collection of over 1,000 photographs - old and contemporary. A copy of the Lawrence Collection is held on microfilm. Files of information on Tyrone, consisting of photocopies of pages from books, journals and newspapers are available and widely used.


The major strength of this collection is the fact that it specialises in Tyrone, some of the information held in the collection would not be held elsewhere. There are some 18th century titles, but the main strength of the collection is 19th and 20 th century social and ecclesiastical history.

Physical characteristics

Books, microfiche, microfilm and maps.

Description or Catalogue

None available


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Any information related to Tyrone, including official publications, newspaper articles and personal projects material.

Added by Libraries NI | Last updated on: 24 May 2018