Genealogy Collection

Located on the second floor of the McClelland Library the Genealogy Collection includes reference materials on how to do Irish and Scots-Irish family history research; maps; periodicals; microfilms; source books for civil and church records for the various counties of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland; as well as, census, land, tax, estate and court records.

Public Access Catalog

When searching the Phoenix Public Library catalog for our holdings, make sure to limit your search to the “Irish Cultural Center.”

Highlights of the Genealogy Collection:

The Book of Irish Families Great and Small

Irish Passenger Lists, 1847-1871

Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland, 1536-1810

Family Names of County Cork

“The Casey Collection,” O’Kief, Coshe Mang, Slieve Lougher and Upper Blackwater in Ireland, Vol. 1-15

Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia


The Search for Missing Friends, Vol. 1-6

Erin’s Sons: Irish Arrivals in Atlantic Canada

County Longford Residents Prior to the Famine

Annals of Beara, Vol. 1-3

Diocese of Meath, Ancient and Modern

Tracing Your Donegal Ancestors

Royal Irish Constabulary, General Registers, 1816-1922, on microfilm