North Eastern Education & Library Board

McSkimin Room Collection

Libraries NI, Carrickfergus Library

The McSkimin Room in Carrickfergus Library contains a local studies collection containing materials on or about the history and development of Carrickfergus and its environs. Named after Samuel McSkimin (1775-1843), author of the definitive history of the town, “The history and antiquities of the county of the town of Carrickfergus,” first published in 1811, the collection comprises approx. 750 vo ...