Category Archives: Oklahoma Resources

Canadian County Historical Museum

Location: Canadian County Historical Museum 300 S. Grand Ave. El Reno, OK 73036 Phone: 405-262-5121 Web site: Canadian County Historical Museum Institution Type: Museum, Historical Society Collections Description: Building and Planning of Route 66, Early Route 66, Prehistory, Interstates’ Effects on Route 66, Roadside Businesses, Tourism, Local History Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma Type of Materials: Photographs, Artifacts and Ephemera, Exhibits Time Periods: 19th and 20th centuries Access Facility Hours: Please call for current hours. Online Resources and Finding Aids:  

Weatherford Public Library

Location: Weatherford Public Library 219 E. Franklin Ave. Weatherford, OK 73096 Phone: 580-772-3591 Web site: Weatherford Public Library Institution Type: Library Collections Description: Pre-history, Early Route 66 Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma Type of Materials: Newspaper Clippings Time Periods: 19th and 20th Centuries Access Facility Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm, Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm Online Resources and Finding Aids: Library Catalog

Woody Guthrie Center

Location: Woody Guthrie Center 102 E. Matthew B. Brady St. Tulsa, OK 74103 Phone: 918-574-2710 Web site: Woody Guthrie Center Institution Type: Museum, Library, Archive Collections Description: Dustbowl/Migrant Camps, Great Depression Regions Covered: Not specified Type of Materials: Archives, Diaries/Travel Journals, Audio-Visual and Related Materials, Song Lyrics Time Periods: 20th and 21st centuries Access Facility Hours:  Tuesday-Sunday 10am-6pm; open until 9pm first Friday of each month. Online Resources and Finding Aids:

Tulsa Historical Society and Museum

Location: Tulsa Historical Society and Museum 2445 S. Peoria Ave. Tulsa, OK 74114 Phone: 918-712-9484 Web site: Tulsa Historical Society and Museum Institution Type: Historical Society, Museum Collections Description: Automobiles/Automobile Industry, Historic Preservation, Dustbowl/Migrant Camps, Great Depression, Images of Oklahoma and Route 66 Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma Type of Materials: Photographs, Memorabilia and Collectibles Time Periods: 20th century Access Facility Hours:  Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm Online Resources and Finding Aids: Beryl Ford and Austin Hellwig Photographic Collections available online at Tulsa City/County Library

University of Tulsa – McFarlin Library

Location: University of Tulsa – McFarlin Library 800 S. Tucker Dr. Tulsa, OK 74104 Phone: 918-631-2873 Web site: University of Tulsa – McFarlin Library Institution Type: Library, College/University Collections Description: Not specified Regions Covered: Entire Route 66 Type of Materials: Government Records (City, County, State), Government Documents (generally published by government agencies), Postcards, Audio-Visual and Related Materials Time Periods: 20th and 21st centuries Access Facility Hours:  Hours vary by time of year; please check current hours here. Online Resources and Finding Aids: Online Catalog

University of Oklahoma Libraries

Location: University of Oklahoma Libraries 401 W. Brooks St. Norman, OK 73019 Phone: 405-325-4142 Web site: University of Oklahoma Libraries Institution Type: Library, Archive, College/University Collections Description: Not specified Regions Covered: Entire Route 66 Type of Materials: Government Records (City, County, State), Government Documents (generally published by government agencies), Audio-Visual and Related Materials Time Periods: 20th and 21st centuries Access Facility Hours:  Monday-Thursday 7:30-12am, Friday 7:30am-9pm, Saturday 7:30am-6pm, Sunday 12-9pm; archival hours may vary, appointment recommended. Online Resources and Finding Aids: University of Oklahoma Online Catalog

University of Oklahoma – Western History Collections

Location: University of Oklahoma – Western History Collections Monnet Hall Rm. 300, 650 Parrington Oval Norman, OK 73019 Phone: 405-325-3641 Web site: University of Oklahoma – Western History Collections Institution Type: Archive, College/University Collections Description: Transportation, Highway or Interstate Building, Local History – Demographics, Businesses, Industry, and Government, Native Americans/American Indian Lands or Reservations Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma Type of Materials: Archives, Photographs Time Periods: 20th and 21st centuries Access Facility Hours:  Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm, Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday 9am-1pm Online Resources and

Tulsa City/County Library

Location: Tulsa City/County Library 400 Civic Center Tulsa, OK 74103 Phone: 918-549-7323 Web site: Tulsa City/County Library Institution Type: Library, Archive Collections Description: History of Route 66 (United States Highway 66), Automobiles/Automobile Industry, Waterways, Local History – Demographics, Businesses, Industry, and Government, Commerce/Chamber of Commerce, Tourism, Images of Oklahoma and Route 66, Signage on Route 66 Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma Type of Materials: Archives, Photographs, Government Documents (generally published by government agencies), Audio-Visual and Related Materials, Newspaper Clippings, Vertical Files, Music

Al Harris Library – Southwest Oklahoma State University Library

Location: Southwest Oklahoma State University Library 100 Campus Drive Weatherford, OK 73096 Phone: 580-774-3730 Web site: Southwestern Oklahoma State University Library Institution Type: Library, College/University Collections Description: Not specified Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma Type of Materials: Government documents Time Periods: 21st century Access Facility Hours:  Hours vary by time of year; please call to confirm hours. Online Resources and Finding Aids: Various searches and databases available online; see website.

Sapulpa Historical Society and Museum

Location: Sapulpa Historical Society and Museum 100 E. Lee Ave. Sapulpa, OK 74066 Phone: 918-224-4871 Web site: Sapulpa Historical Society Institution Type: Historical Society, Museum Collections Description: Automobiles/Automobile Industry, Roadside Architecture, Local History – Demographics, Businesses, Industry, and Government, Historic Preservation, Native Americans/American Indian Lands or Reservations, Images of Oklahoma and Route 66, Hispanics, African Americans, and/or Other Peoples and Cultures Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma Type of Materials: Archives, Photographs, Government Records (City, County, State), Business Records, Institutional Records,

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