Category Archives: Collaboration

Autry Museum of the American West

Location: Griffith Park Campus/Autry Library 4700 Western Heritage Way Los Angeles, Ca. 90027-1462 Arroyo Campus/Braun Research Library 234 Museum Drive Los Angeles, CA 90065-5030 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: Contact: Marva R. Felchlin, Director, Autry Library and Research Services Web site: Autry Institute: Institution Type: Museum, Library, Research Center COLLECTIONS Description: The Autry Library’s Route 66 collecting areas cover the

Arizona State Archives – Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records

Location: 1901 W. Madison Phoenix, AZ 85008 Phone: 602-926-3720 Fax: 602-256-7982 Email: Contact: Libby Coyner, Archivist Web site: Institution Type: Library, Archive, Research Center/Institution COLLECTIONS Description: The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, History and Archives Division (the State Archives), is the official depository for the permanent records of Arizona’s territory, state and local governments and for other historical records as prescribed in Arizona Revised Statutes §41-151.08 and §41-151.09. The agency serves the legislative, executive and judicial

Illinois State Museum

Location: Illinois State Museum 502 South Spring Street Springfield, IL 62706 ISM Research & Collections Center 1011 East Ash Street Springfield, IL 62703 Phone: Illinois State Museum: (217) 785-0037 ISM Research & Collections Center: (217) 785-0037 Fax: Illinois State Museum: (217) 782-1254 ISM Research & Collections Center: (217) 785-2857 Email: Contact: Web site: Institution Type: Museum, Library, Research Center COLLECTIONS Description: The Illinois State Museum inspires discovery and caring about Illinois’ cultural and natural resources and heritage. The Museum’s

National Park Service – Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program

Location: 1100 Old Santa Fe Trail Santa Fe, NM 87505 Google map location Phone: (505) 988-6701 Fax: (505) 986-5214 Email: Contact: Kaisa Barthuli, Program Manager Web site: Institution Type: Federal government program office COLLECTIONS Description: Collections include books relating to Route 66 in all states; oral histories; magazines; digital photos; Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plans; historic preservation reports; historic property inventory data. Regions Covered: Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California Type of Materials: Books, Ephemera,

Oklahoma State University – Tulsa Library

Location: 700 N. Greenwood Ave Tulsa, Oklahoma 74137 Phone: (918) 594-8134 Email: Contact: Sheena Perez, Digital Services Librarian Web site: Institution Type: University library COLLECTIONS Description: The Library contributes to the body of knowledge related to the history and culture of Route 66 by actively collecting books and other resources on Route 66. The library periodically displays materials from our Route 66 collections. Route 66 collections include the Cyrus Stevens Avery Papers, the acknowledged “father” of Route 66, the

Oklahoma Historical Society

Location: 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, Ok 73105-7917 Google map to location Phone: (405) 522-0876 Email: Contact: Mallory Covington, Archival Collections Manager Web site: Institution Type: Archive, Library, Museum, Public Sector, Research Center/Institution COLLECTIONS Description: The John & Eleanor Kirkpatrick Research Center is located on the first floor of the Oklahoma History Center. The research library is a rich source of information on all topics regarding Oklahoma history and genealogy, including Route 66. Archive Collections include American

Northern Arizona University – Cline Library

Location: Knoles Drive and McCreary Road Flagstaff, AZ Phone: (928) 523-5551 Fax: (928) 523-3770 Email: Contact: Sean Evans, Archivist Web site: Institution Type: University library COLLECTIONS Description: Cline Library Special Collections and Archives (SCA) at Northern Arizona University preserves and provides access to the human and natural history of the Colorado Plateau. A core collecting focus includes the history Route 66 in the state of Arizona. SCA has approximately 20 collections documenting the history and culture of Route

The State Historical Society of Missouri

Location: Springfield Research Center 850 S John Q Hammons Parkway Meyer Library, MSU Springfield, MO 65897 417-836-3782 Contact: Haley Frizzle-Green Saint Louis Research Center 1 University Boulevard 222 Thomas Jefferson Library, UMSL St. Louis, MO 63121 314-516-5143 Contact: A.J. Medlock Rolla Research Center 400 W 14th Street Curtis Laws Wilson Library, MST Rolla, MO 65409 573-341-4440 Contact: Kathleen Seal COLLECTIONS Description: The mission of the State Historical Society of Missouri is to collect, preserve, publish, exhibit, and make

Baxter Springs Heritage Center

Location: 740 East Avenue Baxter Springs, KS 66713 Phone: (620) 856-2385 Email: Contact: Mary Billington, Museum Director Web site: Institution Type: Museum COLLECTIONS Description: The Baxter Springs Heritage Center is a museum with archives and exhibits focused on Kansas and the tri-state area. They have significant collections on mining, historic sites, photographs, early settlement, and Route 66. The Center works with students, educators, community groups, tourism authorities, and others to document the vital history of the southeastern Kansas.

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