Our Library

The OFI Library  is a Philippine study center with a collection of over 36,000 books, serials, images, and documents relating to Philippine history with some dating back to the 17th century.

History

The Ortigas Foundation was incorporated on November 7, 1996, with the goal of creating a center to promote the study of Philippine history, art, and culture. It is our aim to encourage and assist students and the general public in researching and conserving the…

Research Institution

The Ortigas Foundation Library is the cornerstone of our ongoing research and conservation program. The library makes available its unique collection of historical books, periodicals, and photographs in a quiet setting, conducive to study.

Filipiniana Collections

The collections of the Ortigas Foundation Library are housed in two locations within the foundation premises.  The Main Collection Room holds the general collection while the old, rare and delicate materials are kept in the Rare Book room.  Both facilities are…

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Our library offers treatment services for the restoration and conservation of prints and books.…

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Appetite for freedom: the recipes of Maria Y. Orosa, with essays on he…
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The South China Sea arbitration : understanding the awards and debatin…
Class No.: GEN KZA 1692 R63 2018
Finding aids
C - Guide to the Zaide Family Papers
Author: Ortigas Foundation Library - Zaide
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A - Guide to the Morton J. Netzorg Collection
Author: Ortigas Foundation Library - Netzorg, Morton J., 1912-1995
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B - Guide to the ROJR Stereoviews Collection
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Honor The Legacy of Jose Abad Santos (DVD)

Born and Raised in San Fernando, Pampanga in the late 19th Century, Abad Santos was influenced by…

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Canvas Bag

This multi-purpose bag is sturdy and versatile.

One of the bestselling designs across our different fundraising items—…

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Scarf - Vintage Newspaper

This scarf features pages from the afternoon newspapers Ang Kalayaan and Ang Bayan. These were printed in Tagalog at the…

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Seminar / Conference Rooms

The Ortigas Foundation Library offers a meeting and seminar room capable of seating a maximum of fifty participants.  The 90…

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Conservation Laboratory

The library has both dry and wet conservation facilities which conduct various processes as well as…

Image bank database
Washing clothes on the river bank on Igarod [Igorot], Philippines.
Class No.: OFI-001518
Creator: Three Lions
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Zamboanga. "Hello John - you my uncle."
Class No.: OFI-001351
Creator: Kincaid family?