Category Archives: California Resources

Santa Monica College Library

Location: Santa Monica College Library 1900 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 Phone: 310-434-4334 Web site: Santa Monica College Library Institution Type: Library, College/University Collections Description: Not specified Regions Covered: Route 66 in California Type of Materials: Photographs, manuscript material, miscellany Time Periods: 20th Century Access Facility Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-9:45pm, Friday 8am-4pm, Saturday 11am-3:45pm; hours may vary when classes are not in sessions, please check website or call for current hours. Online Resources and Finding Aids:  

Honnold/Mudd Library (Claremont Colleges)

Location: Honnold/Mudd Library (Claremont Colleges) 800 N. Dartmouth Ave. Claremont, CA 91711 Phone: 909-621-8372 Web site: Honnold/Mudd Library Institution Type: Library, College/University Collections Description: Not specified Regions Covered: Route 66 in California, Entire Route 66 Type of Materials: Vertical Files, Books, Photographs Time Periods: 19th and 20th Centuries Access Facility Hours: Hours vary with time of year; please check website or call for current hours. Online Resources and Finding Aids: Library Catalog

Norman F. Feldheym Library (San Bernardino Public Library)

Location: Norman F. Feldheym Library (San Bernardino Public Library) 555 W. Sixth St. San Bernardino, CA 92410 Phone: 909-381-8201 Web site: Norman F. Feldheym Library Institution Type: Library Collections Description: Early Route 66, Wartime Transportation, Interstates’ Effects on Route 66, Crime on Route 66, Tourism on Route 66, Roadside Businesses, Route 66 Revival Regions Covered: Route 66 in California Type of Materials: Books, Vertical Files Time Periods: 20th and 21st Centuries Access Facility Hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm, Saturday 1-6pm, closed Fridays and Sundays Online Resources

Needles Branch – San Bernardino County Library

Location: Needles Branch – San Bernardino County Library 1111 Bailey Ave. Needles, CA 92363 Phone: 760-326-9255 Web site: Needles Branch Library Institution Type: Library Collections Description: Local History, History of Route 66, Route 66 Revival Regions Covered: Route 66 in California Type of Materials: Newsletters, Oral Histories, Vertical Files, Newspaper Clippings, Audio-Visual and Related Materials Time Periods: 20th Century Access Facility Hours: Monday-Wednesday 11am-7pm, Thursday, 10am-6pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, closed Friday and Sunday Online Resources and Finding Aids: Library Catalog

Azusa City Library

Location: Azusa City Library 729 N. Dalton Ave. Azusa, CA 91702 Phone: 626-812-5232 Web site: Azusa City Library Institution Type: Library Collections Description: Pre-History, Local History Regions Covered: Route 66 in California Type of Materials: Books, Manuscript Material, Oral Histories Time Periods: 20th Century Access Facility Hours: Monday-Wednesday 10am-9pm, Thursday, 10am-6pm, Friday-Saturday 10am-5pm Online Resources and Finding Aids: Library Catalog

Glendora Public Library

Location: Glendora Public Library 140 S. Glendora Ave. Glendora, CA 91741 Phone: 626-852-4891 Web site: Glendora Public Library Institution Type: Library Collections Description: Pre-History, Local History Regions Covered: Route 66 in California Type of Materials: Books, Newspaper Clippings, Magazines, Vertical Files, Audio-Visual and Related Material, Exhibits Time Periods: 20th Century Access Facility Hours: Monday-Wednesday 10am-8pm, Thursday-Saturday 10am-5pm Online Resources and Finding Aids: Library Catalog

Claremont Library – County of Los Angeles Public Library

Location: Claremont Library (County of Los Angeles Public Library) 208 N. Harvard Ave. Claremont, CA 91711 Phone: 909-621-4902 Web site: Claremont Library Institution Type: Library Collections Description: Pre-History, Early Route 66, Roadside Businesses Regions Covered: Route 66 in California Type of Materials: Not specified Time Periods: 20th Century Access Facility Hours: Monday-Tuesday 1-8pm, Wednesday-Thursday 11am-8pm, Friday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm Online Resources and Finding Aids: Library Catalog

California Route 66 Museum

Location: California Route 66 Museum 16825 South D Street Victorville, CA 92395 Phone: 760-951-0436 Web site: California Route 66 Museum Institution Type: Museum, Archive Collections Description: History of Route 66 (United States Highway 66), Transportation, Highway or Interstate building, Automobiles/Automobile industry, Roadside architecture, Local history, demographics, businesses, industry, and government, Commerce/Chamber of Commerce, Tourism, Historic Preservation, Native Americans/American Indian Lands or reservations, Route 66 and the military, Dustbowl/Migrant camps, Great Depression, Images of California and Route 66, Signage on Route 66, Arts (music, fine arts, etc.)

Los Angeles Public Library – Central Library

Location: Los Angeles Public Library 630 W. 5th Street Los Angeles, CA 90071 Phone: 213-228-7000 Web site: Los Angeles Public Library Institution Type: Library Collections Description: History of Route 66 (United States Highway 66), Roadside architecture, Local history, demographics, businesses, industry, and government, Tourism, Images of California and Route 66 Regions Covered: Route 66 in California Type of Materials: Photographs, Maps, Postcards, Newspaper clippings, Vertical files Time Periods: 20th century Access Facility Hours: Monday-Thursday 10AM-8PM, Friday-Saturday 9:30AM-5:30PM, Sunday 1-5PM Online Resources and Finding Aids: Digital

University of Southern California Special Collections

Location: University of Southern California Special Collections, DML 206 3550 Trousdale Parkway Los Angeles, CA 90089 Phone: 213-740-5900 Web site: USC Special Collections Institution Type: Library, Archive, College/University Collections Description: Images of California and Route 66 Regions Covered: Route 66 in California Type of Materials: Photographs Time Periods: 19th and 20th centuries Access Facility Hours: Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM; selected Saturdays 1-5PM; archival materials by appointment Online Resources and Finding Aids: Digital collections

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