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Local History


Local History Collection
The Tigard Public Library's local history collection documents the Tigard area's development from the 1850s to the present. Although the collection's primary focus is Tigard, the Local History Room also contains some material on nearby communities and Washington County in general.

The Local History Room is located on the 2nd floor. The collection includes:
  • Books, articles and newspaper clippings
  • Maps and atlases
  • Photographs and scrapbooks
  • Tigard High School yearbooks
  • Information on historical businesses, entrepreneurs and notable residents
  • Local History Resources
    Explore the history of Tigard or search for ancestors who lived in the area.

    Local History Room Hours
    Monday 2–4 p.m.
    Wednesday 2–4 p.m. (beginning Wednesday, April 16)
    (Also available by appointment. Call 503-718-2517)
     
    Early Tigard

    Index of Obituaries from the Tigard Sentinel and Tigard Times 1924-2007
    Excel File  |   PDF File

    Local Newspapers: The Library has microfilm of the Tigard Sentinel and Tigard Times from 1924-2007.

    Guide to Archives:
    Describes the general contents of archived materials in the Library's Local History Room.

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