Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program – National Park Service


Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program
1100 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505


Web site: Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program

Institution Type: Government Agency, Archive, Library


Description: The National Park Service’s Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program maintains an important library of primary source material and secondary literature. The collection, which is open to scholars and others with defined research interests, in large measure document the Program’s collaborative projects with private individuals, organizations, and civic and government partners in identifying, prioritizing, and addressing Route 66 preservation needs.

Regions Covered: Route 66 in New Mexico, Route 66 in other states, entire Route 66

Type of Materials: Books, maps, guidebooks, CDs, newsletters, magazines, ephemera, technical reports and surveys, correspondence, planning documents, site plans.

Time Periods: 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries


Facility Hours:
By appointment only

Online Resources and Finding Aids:

The website has links to numerous online resources, including National Register nominations for historic Route 66 buildings, various historic preservation resources and documents, and an annotated list of archives nationwide that house Route 66 material.