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ROUTE 66 ARCHIVES AND RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE

INSTITUTIONAL PROFILE

Founding Institutions

 

Illinois State Library

Location:
300 S. 2nd. St.
Springfield, IL 62701

Visiting the Illinois State Library
Google map location

Phone: (217) 782-5823

Fax: (217) 524-0041

Email: islmap@ilsos.net

Contact: Tom Huber, Associate Map Librarian

Web site: Illinois State Library or go directly to Illinois State Library Route 66 Collections

Institution Type: Library


COLLECTIONS

Description: Collections include pamphlets and ephemera documenting industries and transportation of Illinois; photograph collections; books related to Route 66 in Illinois; highway maps, vertical files, Tom Teague’s papers, Mt. Olive Shell service station records, and numerous collections related to individuals, businesses, and communities on Route 66 in Illinois.

Regions Covered: Illinois

Type of Materials: Books, Personal Papers, Ephemera, Institutional Publications, Maps, Memorabilia, Newspaper Clippings, Official Records, Photographs, Postcards, Press Clippings, Printed Works, Prints/Posters, Serials, Unprocessed/Unknown

Time Periods: 1820s-Present


ACCESS

Facility Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 4:30 PM
Reservations not required, but appreciated.

Research Hours:
Same as above. Open to the public.

Online Research/Catalogue System:
Route 66 Research: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/library/public/route66/home.html

Resources and Finding Aids: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/library/maps/home.html

Illinois State Library Catalog: http://vufind.carli.illinois.edu/vf-isl/





 

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