Autry Museum of the American West

Griffith Park Campus/Autry Library
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, Ca. 90027-1462

Autry Library: (323) 495-4349

Autry Library: (323) 660-5721


Contact: Marva R. Felchlin, Director, Libraries and Archives of the Autry

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Autry Institute:

Institution Type: Museum, Library


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.

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


Facility Hours:
Autry Museum of the American West:
Tuesday-Friday, 10 AM-4 PM;
Saturday and Sunday, 10 AM-5 PM
Reservations not required.

Research Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9 AM-4 PM
Libraries open to the public by appointment only.

Information and Application for Researchers:

Research Fellowships:

Catalog System:
Library catalog:

Digital database Collections Online: