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ROUTE 66 ARCHIVES AND RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE

INSTITUTIONAL PROFILE

Founding Institutions

 

Autry National Center

Location:
Griffith Park Campus/Autry Library
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, Ca. 90027-1462
http://theautry.org/plan-your-visit/maps-and-directions

Arroyo Campus/Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90065-5030
http://theautry.org/plan-your-visit/maps-and-directions

Phone:
Autry Library: (323) 667-2000 ext. 349
Braun Research Library: (323) 221-2164 ext. 255

Fax:
Autry Library: (323) 660-5721
Braun research Library: (323) 224-8223

Email: rroom@theautry.org

Contact: Marva R. Felchlin, Director, Autry Library and Research Services

Web site:
http://theautry.org/

Autry Institute: http://theautry.org/research/overview

Institution Type: Museum, Library, Research Center


COLLECTIONS

Description: The Autry Library’s Route 66 collecting areas cover the history of the trans-Mississippi West, tourism, fine art, women in the West, the making, marketing and consumption of popular Western entertainment, and the perceptions of the region worldwide. Route 66 collections held by the Braun Research Library include materials related to Native American Studies, Arizona and California histories; anthropology; ethnography and archeology.

Regions Covered: Trans-Mississippi West, American Southwest, Arizona and California

Type of Materials: Books (and rare books), serials, maps, photographs, manuscript and archive collections, artwork, tourist related publications and ephemera, DVD’s and CD’s, and museum artifacts

Time Periods: Route 66 related collections date from the 19th century to the present


ACCESS

Facility Hours:
Autry National Center in Griffith Park:
Tuesday – Friday, 10 AM – 4 PM;
Saturday and Sunday, 11 AM – 5 PM
Reservations not required.

Research Hours:
Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM
Libraries open to the public by appointment only.

Application for research:
http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application

Research Fellowships:
http://theautry.org/research/fellowships

Online Research/Catalogue System:
Library catalog: http://autry.iii.com/

Digital database Collections Online: http://collections.theautry.org/mwebcgi/mweb.exe?request=ks


Casa de Adobe, Los Angeles, CA – Casa Hostesses Sra. De Schoneman and Mrs. Harrington, circa 1930, Unidentified photographer, silver print. Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center; S5.166




 

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