Oklahoma's Route 66 Repositories
The National Parks Service Designated Repositories for Route 66 in Oklahoma
Oklahoma Historical Society's Route 66 Repository
The Research Center at the Oklahoma History Center includes the Route 66 Collection with many oral histories, photographs, and manuscript collections on the roadway as well as materials about the bus business, trucking industry, and road building. The archive also includes collections regarding the Turner Turnpike, one of the first roads to replace Route 66.
State Historic Preservation Office
The preservation of historic properties along Route 66 may be assisted by the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO).
Oklahoma State University-Tulsa Library's Route 66 Repository
The Cyrus Avery Collection and the Michael Wallis Collection are examples of the many Route 66 resources available in the library's special collections.
The institutions shown above are not the only opportunity to research the old roadway. The following links are a few of the sources of information about Oklahoma's favorite highway.
Oklahoma Route 66 Association
Oklahoma Department of Transportation
National Parks Service
Historic Route 66
The Oklahoma Route 66 Association and Related Sites
The National Route 66 Museum, Elk City, Oklahoma
The TEXACO Memorial at the Dobson Museum, Miami, Oklahoma
The Route 66 University
Route 66 Maps, Jim Ross