Category Archives: Oklahoma Resources

Oklahoma Route 66 Museum

Location: Oklahoma Route 66 Museum 2229 W. Gary Blvd. Clinton, OK 73601 Phone: 580-323-7866 Web site: Oklahoma Route 66 Museum Institution Type: Museum Collections Description: History of Route 66 (United States Highway 66), Transportation, Highway or Interstate Building, Automobiles/Automobile Industry, Trucking/Bus Industry, Waterways, Cattle Trails, Immigrant Routes/Pre-Modern Roads, 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 Oklahoma

Phillips Petroleum Company Museum

Location: Phillips Petroleum Company Museum 420 S. Keeler Ave. Bartlesville, OK 74003 Phone: 918-661-8687 Web site: Phillips Petroleum Company Museum Institution Type: Museum, Archive Collections Description: History of Route 66 (United States Highway 66), Transportation, Roadside Architecture, Tourism, Images of Oklahoma and Route 66, Signage on Route 66 Regions Covered: Entire Route 66 Type of Materials: Archives, Photographs, Audio-Visual and Related Material, Newspaper Clippings Time Periods: 20th and 21st centuries Access Facility Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm; by appointment for archival access. Online Resources and Finding Aids:

Edmon Low Library – Oklahoma State University

Location: Edmon Low Library 501 Edmon Low Library Stillwater, OK 74078 Phone: 405-744-9775 Web site: Edmon Low Library Institution Type: Library, Archive, College/University Collections Description: History of Route 66 (United States Highway 66), Roadside Architecture, Commerce/Chamber of Commerce, Tourism Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma, Entire Route 66 Type of Materials: Government Records (City, County, State), Government Documents (generally published by government agencies), Diaries/Travel Journals, Maps Time Periods: 20th and 21st centuries Access Facility Hours: Hours vary for different areas of the library and at different

Oklahoma Panhandle State University – McKee Library

Location: Oklahoma Panhandle State University – McKee Library 323 Eagle Blvd. Goodwell, OK 73939 Phone: 580-349-1542 Web site: Oklahoma Panhandle University – McKee Library Institution Type: Library, Archive, College/University Collections Description: History of Route 66 (United States Highway 66), Transportation, Roadside Architecture, Local History – Demographics, Businesses, Industry, and Government, Historic Preservation, Dustbowl/Migrant Camps, Great Depression, Images of Oklahoma and Route 66, Signage on Route 66 Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma, Entire Route 66 Type of Materials: Archives, Books, Government Records (City, County,

Oklahoma Historical Society

Location: Oklahoma Historical Society 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr. Oklahoma City, OK 73105 Phone: 405-521-2491 Web site: Oklahoma Historical Society Institution Type: Historical Society, Library, Archive, Museum Collections Description: History of Route 66 (United States Highway 66), Transportation, Highway or Interstate Building, Automobiles/Automobile Industry, Trucking/Bus Industry, Waterways, Cattle Trails, Immigrant Routes/Pre-Modern Roads, Roadside Architecture, Local History – Demographics, Businesses, Industry, and Government, Tourism, Native Americans/American Indian Lands or Reservations, Dustbowl/Migrant Camps, Images of Oklahoma and Route 66 Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma,

Oklahoma Department of Libraries (Oklahoma State Library)

Location: Oklahoma Department of Libraries 200 NE 18th St. Oklahoma City, OK 73105 Phone: 405-521-2502 Web site: Oklahoma Department of Libraries Institution Type: Library Collections Description: Transportation, Highway or Interstate Building, Trucking/Bus Industry, Waterways, Cattle Trails/Immigrant Routes/Pre-Modern Roads, Roadside Architecture, Local History – Demographics, Businesses, Industry, and Government, Commerce/Chamber of Commerce, Tourism, Historic Preservation, Native Americans/American Indian Lands or Reservations, Dustbowl/Migrant Camps, Great Depression, Images of Oklahoma and Route 66, Signage on Route 66, Hispanics, African Americans, and/or Other Peoples and

National Route 66 & Transportation Museum

Location: National Route 66 & Transportation Museum 2717 West 3rd St. Elk City, OK 73644 Phone: 580-225-6266 Web site: National Route 66 and Transportation Museum Institution Type: Museum Collections Description: Transportation, Roadside Architecture, Images of Oklahoma and Route 66, Signage on Route 66, Automobiles/Automobile Industry Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma, Entire Route 66 Type of Materials: Photographs, Maps, Artifacts and Collectibles, Permanent Exhibit Time Periods: 20th century Access Facility Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm Online Resources and Finding Aids:

Oklahoma City Metropolitan Library System

Location: Oklahoma City Metropolitan Library System 300 Park Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73102 Phone: 405-231-8650 Web site: Metropolitan Library System Institution Type: Library Collections Description: Highway/Interstate Building, Local History, Great Depression, Images of Oklahoma and Route 66, Native Americans/American Indian Lands or Reservations Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma Type of Materials: Photographs, Newspapers/Newspaper Clippings, Postcards, Business Records Time Periods: 20th century Access Facility Hours: Downtown Library: Sunday 1-6pm, Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday 9am-5pm; other branch hours vary, see website. Online Resources and Finding Aids:

Max Chambers Library – University of Central Oklahoma

Location: Max Chambers Library – University of Central Oklahoma 100 N. University Dr. Edmond, OK 73034 Phone: 405-974-3361 Web site: Chambers Library – UCO Institution Type: Library, College/University Collections Description: Automobiles/Automobile Industry, Images of Oklahoma and Route 66, Roadside Architecture Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma Type of Materials: Government Documents and Records, Maps, Audio-Visual and Related Material, Photographs, Newspapers Time Periods: 20th century Access Facility Hours: Sunday 12pm-2am, Monday-Thursday 7:30am-2am, Friday 7:30am-6pm, Saturday 10am-6pm; hours may vary when classes are not in session, please check website for

Lincoln County Historical Society and Museum of Pioneer History

Location: Lincoln County Historical Society and Museum of Pioneer History 719 Manvel Ave. Chandler, OK 74834 Phone: 405-258-2425 Web site: Lincoln County Museum of Pioneer History Institution Type: Museum, Historical Society Collections Description: History of Route 66 (United States Highway 66), Local History, Native Americans/American Indian Lands or Reservations, Arts Regions Covered: Route 66 in Oklahoma Type of Materials: Photographs, Memorabilia/Collectibles, Exhibits Time Periods: 20th century Access Facility Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm Online Resources and Finding Aids:

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